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113 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JN
Phone: 020 3950 6333
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


Is currently filming Channel 4's Season 2 of BACK, and shall be in The Snow Queen at The Park Theatre from 4 Dec 2019 - 4th Jan 2020. (

Stage Television Further Credits
2019, Stage, Cei/Fred, The Snow Queen, The Park Theatre, Abigail Anderson
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
2019, Television, Police Officer, Back (Season 2), Channel 4, Ben Palmer
2019, Television, Music Producer, 'FIRED FESTIVAL' (APPRENTICE PROMO), BBC, Jake Dypka
2017, Television, Young Barry White, Autopsy, ITV, Archie Powell
Further Credits
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Martin, Blackhorse Road, Ex-Nihilo Theatre, Adebayo Bolaji
2019, Voice Over, Narrator (In House), E-Learning Modules, Prep Zone Academy, Nurul Afiqah
2019, Voice Over, Narrator (Maths), Snap Revise Podcasts, Snap Revise, Robbie Griffey & Daniel Brand
2018, Site Specific, Femi/Kamara, ADIDAS x STORMZY #MERKY LAUNCH, Jukebox Collective, Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu
2018, Commercial, Featured Football Player, Give Blood, Squire Studio, Dominic O'Riordan
2018, PC Gaming, Zak Weston, The Shapeshifting Detective, D'Avekki Studios, Tim Cowles
2018, Film, Teenager, National Autistic Society, Knucklehead, Charlotte Regan
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, Short Film, Rahim Barakat (Co-Lead), A Meeting Point, Met Film School, Billie Nylander
2018, Web Series, Max, Common Room, Nayonica Ghosh Films, Nayonica Ghosh
2017, Radio, Weekly Paper Reviewer, Diversity Paper Review, talkRADIO, Cass Hoe
2017, Workshop, Actor, Devising Children's Play, Brainwave Science, Rob Crouch
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


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