ASHLEY JOSEPH by Savas Betton
Photo: Savas Betton
(An MMB Creative company), The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Phone: 020-3582 9370
Fax: 020-3582 9371
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Phone: 020 3582 9367
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:24 - 35 years
Appearance:Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Sideburns
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Ashley can currently been seen as Jared in the new animated CBeebies series, JoJo & Gran-Gran. The Summer episodes can be seen now on CBeebies, with previous episodes on BBC iPlayer.

Television Film Short Film Stage Event Radio Writing Further Credits
Television, Jared (Regular), JoJo & Gran-Gran, Cbeebies/BBC, Steve Cannon
Television, James (recurring), Sex, Lattes and Hideous Dating, Amazon Prime, Sean Lerwill
Television, Ian Watson, All About The McKenzies, ITV 2, Samuell Benta
Television, DC Ken Sanderson, Laur and Disorder, Masked Pony Productions, Dan Hodgson
Television, Nigel/Clive, Funny Black Singles, Leopard Films, Paulette Randall
Television, Jerome, Eastenders, BBC Television, Jamie Annett
Television, Presenter, Studioline Street Dance Tour, MTV Base
Television, Dancer, Bump 'n' Grind, Trouble & Princess Productions
2018, Feature Film, Al Cowlings, Nicole and O.J., Joshua Newton
Short Film
Short Film, Mr Harris, Moody, Donnell Atkinson-Johnson
Short Film, Olu, Riverscross, Spanner In The Works, Darren Rapier
Short Film, Theo (Lead), Strapped, Central Films, Tallulah Bernard
2017, Stage, Silly Billy, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Shaw Theatre, Enchanted Entertainment
2017, Stage, Lucas, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE
2015, Stage, Titch (Supporting), Robin Hood, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael
2015, Stage, The Emcee, BLAZE (Centrepoint Theatre, Dubai), Rhythm Entertainment, Chris Baldock and Anthony Van Laast
2015, Stage, The Emcee, BLAZE (Admirals Palast Theatre, BERLIN), Rhythm Entertainment, Chris Baldock and Anthony Van Laast
2014, Stage, Leroy/Keisha, 5's A Crowd, The Dugdale Theatre, Roger Griffiths
2014, Stage, The Emcee, BLAZE (Holland,Belgium and Bahrain Tour), Rhythm entertainment, Chris Baldock and Anthony Van Laast
2013, Stage, Wishee Washee, Aladdin, Imagine Theatre, DeMontfort Hall; Leicester, Susie McKenna
2013, Stage, Hector (Supporting), The Warriors LDN, The Barbican, Matthew Xia & Ultz
2013, Stage, Various, The Mocking Birds, Tristan Bates Theatre, Dystin Johnson
2011, Stage, Wishee Washee, Aladdin, The Broadway Barking, Karena Johnson
2011, Stage, Obs, Look to the Sky (NationalTour), Half Moon Theatre, Angela Michaels
2010, Stage, Fabian/Captain, Twelfth Night, Nottingham Playhouse, Paulette Randall
2010, Stage, Writer/Performer, ACTing Up, The Broadway, Barking Theatre, UK TOUR, ASHLEY J & TEE-J
2009, Stage, Writer/Performer, ACTing Up! Improvised comedy show, Hackney Empire, ASHLEY J & TEE-J
2008, Stage, Blaze, Locked In, Half Moon Theatre National Tour, Angela Michaels
2007, Stage, Tom, The Tinderbox, London Bubble Theatre Company, Johnathan Petherbridge
2007, Stage, Sir Joseph Jones, The Blacks, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Ultz & Excalibah
2007, Stage, Dave Davis, The Dong With A Luminous Nose, London Bubble Theatre Company, Karen Tomlin
2007, Stage, Fishbone Emcee, The Next Big Thing, Tell Tarra Theatre, Angela Michaels
2007, Stage, Jerome, Father's and Son's, Tell Tarra Theatre, The Albany Theatre, Angela Michaels
2006, Stage, Blaze, Locked In, Half Moon Young People's Theatre, Angela Michaels
2006, Stage, Leon, Running Scared, Big Fish Theatre, Liz Sacre
2005, Stage, Prince Charming, Cinderella Shoeshine, Magic Eye Theatre, Teresa Early
2004, Stage, Various Roles, The Diary Of A Single Man, Stratford East, Tunde Ikoli/Dawn Reid
2003, Stage, FSS Crew, Da Boyz, Theatre Royal, Stratford, ULTZ
2001, Stage, Sean, Girlz 'n' Boyz, Stratford Circus, Julia Samuels
2019, Event, Presenter, Usher, Chris Brown and Akon Riyadh Concert, Live Nation Middle East, James Craven
2019, Event, Commentator, UDO WORLD Hip-Hip Dance Championships, United Dance Organisation
2019, Event, Presenter, Latitude Festival (Waterfront Stage), Festival Republic & Sadlers Wells
2019, Event, Presenter, The Newham Festival, Newham events
2018, Event, Presenter, UDO World Hip-Hop dance Championships, United Street Dance Organisation
2018, Event, Presenter, Saudia Arabia Formula E Concerts, Live Nation, James Craven
2017, Event, Presenter, The Young Mayor Elections, LBN, Bismillah Shaikh
2015, Event, Presenter, Dubai Music Week, Live Nation, James Craven
2013, Event, Presenter, The Rising Star awards, LBBD, Kevin Donovan
2012, Event, Presenter, The Creativity Festival (Serbia), Kids in Action, Dimitris Vachtanidis
2012, Event, Presenter, Olympics & Paralympics Torch Relay and Live sites, Locog, Various
2012, Event, Backstage Presenter, BBC Hackney Weekend Festival, BBC RADIO 1, Amy Redmond
2012, Event, Presenter, Serious About Streetdance Championships, Indigo 02 Arena, Kymberlee Jay
2012, Event, Presenter, City Safe Concert (Brixton Academy), London Citizens, Karen Jones
2011, Event, Presenter, The Rising Star Awards, LBBD
2011, Event, Presenter, One Best Customer events, HSBC, Derek Brown
2010, Event, Presenter, Youth Citizen Assembly (O2 Arena), London Citizens, Ben Hammond
2010, Event, Presenter, Youth Strategy Conference, Metropolitan Police
2010, Event, Presenter, The Shining Through Awards, LBN, Bismillah Shaikh
2009, Event, Presenter, Party in the Park, Streetbase
2009, Event, Presenter, London Citizens Assembly (Barbican Centre), London Citizens, Neil Jameson
2007, Event, Presenter, The FYA Festival (Hackney Empire), Festival of Youth arts, Trevor Blackman
2007, Event, Presenter, The FYA Festival (Trafalgar Square), Festival of Youth Arts, Trevor Blackman
2006, Event, Comic, Junior Blaggers, Stratford East/Celador, Jo Martin
2010, Radio, Presenter, Break FM, Ape Media, Trevor Blackman
2018, Writing, Writer, 13:60, The Broadway Theatre, Liza Vallance
2017, Writing, Writer, The Drawing Board, Y & T Theatre, Roy Alexander-Wise
2016, Writing, Writer, The Merchant Of Venice (Adaptation), Studio 3 Arts, Angela Michaels
2014, Writing, Writer, 5's A Crowd, Hackney Empire and The Dugdale Theatre, Roger Griffiths
2012, Writing, Writer, Hackney Weekend BBC Take It On, BBC RADIO 1, Amy Redmond
2012, Writing, Writer, Come Dine With Man, A.C.T, Kiell Smith-Bynoe
2010, Writing, Writer, Do Not Pop, Studio 3 Arts, Liza Vallance
Further Credits
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Sean, Red Dirt, Arcola Theatre, Angela Michaels
2018, Music Video, Toad (Lead rapper), Easy Life, Metta Theatre, Phil Clyde-Smith
2017, Workshop, Toad, Wind In Willows (Hip Hop Musical), Metta Theatre/The Other Palace Theatre, Poppy Burton-Morgan
2015, Voice Over, DJ GRIME, SEX FM, Face Front Productions, Francesca Sewell
2012, Comedy, Ashley J (sketch), Look Black In Laughter, Hackney Empire, Paulette Randall
2012, Viral, Ash, Hackney Weekend/Take It On, BBC Radio 1, Amy Redmond
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Various, 5's A Crowd, The Broadway, Barking, Karena Johnson
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Pepper, Same Song Different Dance, The Gate Theatre, Nicholai LaBarrie
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Omar, Growing Up, Birmingham Rep, Raidene Carter
2010, Rehearsed Reading, DIM, A Clockwork Orange, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Richard, Sugar Snap, Big Fish Theatre/Soho Theatre, Alex Cooke
2006, Voice Over, Info Eddy, The Award Ceremony, Barbican/D.O.E, Trevor Blackman
2012, Web Series, Writer, Come Dine With Man, A.C.T, Kiell Smith-Bynoe


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Barbadian, Caribbean, Ghanaian, Jamaican, London*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Beatboxing (vocal percussion), Body Popping*, Caribbean Dance, Dance Captain*, Dancehall, Freestyle Dance, Hip Hop Dance*, R & B Singing, Rap*, Reggae Singing, Street Dance*
Performance:Comedy, Comedy Improv, Compere, Musical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Stand-up Comic, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Darts, Ice Skating, RollerSkating, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Comedy Songwriting, Improvisation, Lyricist, Narration