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27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX
Phone: 020 8888 2930
Mobile: 07590 463428
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Height:6' (182cm)
Weight:14st. (89kg)
Playing Age:16 - 28 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-African
Nationality:British, Sierra Leonean
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Strong


Currently workshoping a new play for Ex-Nihilo Theatre.

Stage Television Commercial Short Film Film Web Series PC Gaming Radio Site Specific Workshop Rehearsed Reading
2019, Stage, Fly/Blood/Bailiff, Market Boy, Union Theatre, Nicola Allpress
2018, Stage, Macbeth (Lead), Macbeth: Director's Cut (TOUR), Volcano Theatre, Paul Davies
2018, Stage, DC KARIM, Learning To Swim, Criterion Theatre, James Haddrell
2018, Stage, MC HYPE, Run It Back, Talawa Theatre Company, Coral Messam
2017, Stage, Charles/Jacques De Boys, As You Like It, Putney Arts Theatre, Stuart Watson
2014, Stage, Sam, Cat & Mouse, Michael Grandage Futures Company, Various
2014, Stage, James, Flood Town, Michael Grandage Futures Company, Phillipa Lawford
2017, Television, Young Barry White, Autopsy, ITV, Archie Powell
2018, Commercial, Featured Football Player, Give Blood, Squire Studio, Dominic O'Riordan
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Rahim Barakat (Co-Lead), A Meeting Point, Met Film School, Billie Nylander
2017, Short Film, Connor Dash (Lead), Blur, Makbeth Collective, Makon Bessala
2017, Short Film, Anthony (Lead), A Conversation, SRC Films, Francis Yamoah
2017, Short Film, Killer (Lead), Thank You, University of Farnham (UCA)
2017, Short Film, Rival Gang Member, Reset, TinyFireMedia, Stacey Bird
2015, Short Film, Male (Co-Lead), Our Anniversary, TinyFireMedia, Stacey Bird
2018, Film, Teenager, National Autistic Society, Knucklehead, Charlotte Regan
Web Series
2018, Web Series, Maximus (Lead), Thespianology, Fufu&SoupProductions, Jeffrey Aidoo & Mark Starling
2018, Web Series, TJ, The Art Of People, Mavrik Studios, Jenkinson Southern
2018, Web Series, Max, Common Room, Nayonica Ghosh Films, Nayonica Ghosh
PC Gaming
2018, PC Gaming, Zak Weston, The Shapeshifting Detective, D'Avekki Studios, Tim Cowles
2017, Radio, Weekly Paper Reviewer, Diversity Paper Review, talkRADIO, Cass Hoe
Site Specific
2018, Site Specific, Femi/Kamara, ADIDAS x STORMZY #MERKY LAUNCH, Jukebox Collective, Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu
2017, Workshop, Actor, Devising Children's Play, Brainwave Science, Rob Crouch
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Martin, Blackhorse Road, Ex-Nihilo Theatre, Adebayo Bolaji


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African-West, American-African American, American-Southern States, Cockney, Heightened RP, London*, RP, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Contemporary, Hip Hop Dance, Rap, Street Dance
Performance:Audio Books, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commentating, Interactive Performance, Outdoor Performances, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Radio News Reader, Radio Presenting, Sports Commentary, Story Telling, Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voiceover Professional (own studio & ISDN), Voiceover Professional/Specialist, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
American Football, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Football*, Ice Skating, Karting, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
Other Skills:Bartender, Blogger, Chess, Devising, Director, Filmmaker, Improvisation, IT Literate, Narration, Podcaster, Radio recording/editing, Story Telling, Video Gaming, Writer


Michael Grandage Futures Company, Acting & Devising, 2 years, 2012 - 2014

Talawa Theatre Company: TYPT, Acting, Improv & Devising, 2018

Birmingham City University, BA (Hons) English & Drama, 3 years, 2013 - 2016