FUNKE ADELEKE by Sheila Burnett
Photo: Sheila Burnett
41 North Road, London N7 9DP
Phone: 020 7607 0872
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Merseyside, England, United Kingdom
Lagos, Nigeria
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Playing Age:27 - 40 years
Appearance:Black-African, Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas
Nationality:British, Nigerian
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Strong

Currently appearing:

Jet Blue - Alright Brothers commercial, 18 second mark. Touring in Sweatbox, a clean break production from 17th February to 17th March 2020.

Stage Audio Documentary Film school Still Photography Music Video Commercial Infomercial Event Internet Ident Further Credits
2019, Stage, Nina, Sweatbox, Clean Break, Anna Herrman
2018, Stage, Miss Collins, Typical Girls, RSC and Clean Break, Roisin McBrinn
2018, Stage, Multiple Characters, On Missing, Wretched Theatre, Moji Kareem/Adam Hypki
2018, Stage, Angela, Jackal Yeh Goad Me., Bread and Roses, Lucrezia Pollice
2017, Stage, Mother Superior/Lynne, Loveplay, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Mairi Hayes
2017, Stage, Ensemble, The Interrogation of Sandra Bland, Black Lives, Black Words, Bush Theatre, Omar Elerian
2016, Stage, Ensemble, Something's gonna trouble the water, Clean Break, Vishni & Sam
2016, Stage, Violet, A casting call to arms, Clean Break, Laura McCluskey
2015, Stage, Chorus of Spirits, Iyalode of Eti, Utopia Theatre, Moji Kareem
2013, Stage, Sikira, Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again, Heavy Wind Media UK, Lookman Sanusi
2011, Stage, Anwasia, Wedlock Of the Gods, Cochrane Theatre/ Virgo Foundation, Wale Ojo
2009, Stage, Ensemble/Boarding house Proprietress, Tombstone tales and the boothill ballads, Arcola Theatre/Beggarsbelief, Carl Heap
2019, Audio, SU4, User Voice Trascription, Waiting in the Dark Theatre, Laura McCluskey
2012, Audio, Mother ( Voiceover), Ex President Obasanjo's memoirs- Audio book Peter Key, The National Theatre, Peter Key
2016, Documentary, Self, No means No Rape campaign, Lyve Corner, Sarah Najjuma
2012, Documentary, Doreen Abango/Silveria Ayugi, Kony: Hunt for the world's most wanted, BBC Panorama, Andy Bell
2011, Documentary, Mother, Stephen Hawking Universe ( Meaning of Life), Darlow Smithson Productions, Matthew Huntley
Film school
2013, Film school, Zoe, In time, Ruby Martins, Ruby Martins
2011, Film school, The Cleaner, Checking Out, London Film Academy, Joe Vea
Still Photography
2012, Still Photography, Wedding Guest, Bride to be., Milky Way USA, David Stewart Photography
Music Video
2012, Music Video, Nurse, Emeli Sande My kind of Love Video, Black Dogs Film Ltd., Dawn Shadforth
2018, Music Video, Mum, Stop the Fighting, Terell Wilson
2017, Music Video, Dancer, Don't box me in, Ruby Martins Production, Ruby Martins
2019, Commercial, Flight Attendant, Jet Blue ‘JUST ALRIGHT’,, Blink Productions, Tim Bullock
2019, Commercial, Sci-fi Captain, Just Eat, MJZ, Tom Kuntz
2018, Commercial, Customer 2000's, FCA PPI, Hunky Dory, Luc Schurgers
2018, Commercial, Flower girl, HSBC Own the Unknown, JWT/Biscuit
2017, Commercial, Floor Manager, EE, Hungry Man, Hank Perlman
2017, Commercial, Walk on, Chocolate Lava Every LIDL thing for Christmas Campaign, Outsider, Jim Gilchrist
2009, Commercial, Sun bather, Sainsburys the Great British summer
2009, Commercial, Business Woman, FIFA, BOMB, Teboho Mahlatsi
2009, Infomercial, Dinner Party Guest, DEFRA, COI, Hercules House., Tom Fogg
2017, Event, Multiple characters, Participatory theatre, Greenwich University, Erene Kaptani
2017, Internet, Warehouse Worker, DHL Tracked, Rockhound, Adam wells
2012, Ident, Planker, CH4 Giff Gaff Rude tube, Agile Films, Liam O'Connor
Further Credits
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Iris, Buzzing, Graeae Theatre, Nickie Miles- Wildin
2018, Corporate, Mum, Vaccinate for life, GSK, Rod Main


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, African-West, American-African American, American-Southern States, Caribbean, English-Standard, Nigerian
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, Yoruba
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Traditional, Choral Singing, R & B Singing, Scat Singing
Performance:Musician-Professional, Recording Artist, Singer-Professional, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Weight Training, Yoga
Other Skills:Carer (trained), IT Literate, Lyricist
Vocal Range:E♭1 to A♭2 (belt to G5)


Summer school at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Diploma Acting Course at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Aug 2017.