Spotlight: DES YANKSON


DES YANKSON by Nathan Dainty
Photo: Nathan Dainty
25-27 Heath Street, London NW3 6TR
Phone: 020 7794 3705
67A Gondar Gardens, Fortune Green, London NW6 1EP
25-27 Heath Street, London NW3 6TR
Phone: 020 7794 3705
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6' (182cm)
Weight:15st. 8lb. (99kg)
Playing Age:31 - 45 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-African, Black-Other Areas
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short

About me:

Stage Television Commercial Short Film Film Ident Music Video Further Credits
2012, Stage, Tom Robinson/Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird, Macho Productions, Zach Vanderfelt
2011, Stage, Understudy 'Tom Robinson' + 'Reverend Sykes', To Kill A Mockingbird, York Theatre Royal/ Touring Consortium, Damian Cruden
2009, Stage, The Earthworm, James and the Giant Peach, Polka Theatre, Roman Stefanski
2006, Stage, Lead, The Girl Who Lost Her Smile (Tour), Tutti Frutti Productions/ York Theatre Royal, Wendy Harris
2005, Stage, Kof, The Shoe, Polka Theatre, John Wright
2004, Stage, Various Roles, Diversity and Equality, Impact Universal, Gideon Clear / Ian Townsend
2002, Stage, Ben, Can You Kick It?, Caught in the Act, Ben Priest
2001, Stage, Escalus, Measure for Measure, British Touring Shakespeare, Tom Mallerburn
1999, Stage, Boxer/Chorus, 2:18 Underground, National Youth Theatre, Laurie Sansom
1999, Stage, Postman, Til the Cows Come Home, Exeter Drama, Hannah Beck
1998, Stage, Teiresias, Oedipus, National Youth Theatre, Will Kerley
1998, Stage, Ferapont/Fedotik, Three Sisters, Exeter Drama, Lesley Soule
1997, Stage, Rollo, They Shoot Horses Don't They?, National Youth Theatre, John Hoggarth
1996, Stage, Chorus, They Shoot Horses Don't They?, National Youth Theatre, Ed Wilson
2019, Television, Delivery Driver, Still Open All Hours, BBC Comedy/ BBC, Dewi Humphreys
2018, Television, Park Employee, Speechless, ABC/ Silver and Gold Productions, Christine Gurnon
2017, Television, Courier Driver, Still Open All Hours, BBC Comedy/ BBC, Dewi Humphreys
2016, Television, Kevin, Hood Documentary, BBC 3, Tyrell Williams
2015, Television, Delivery Driver, Still Open All Hours, BBC Comedy/ BBC, Dewi Humphreys
2014, Television, Mr Pablo, CUCUMBER, Red Productions, Channel 4, Euros Lynn
2014, Television, Adam, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Sean Glynn
2013, Television, Larry Jenner, Holby City, BBC, Richard Platt
2004, Television, Pirate, Dick And Dom, BBC Television
2004, Television, Daniel, Eastenders, BBC Television, Jamie Anette
1995, Television, Chorus, Forest People, BBC Television, Douglas Hodge
2019, Commercial, John, On the Beach, Biscuit Films/ Uncommon, Jeff Low
2019, Commercial, Office Worker, York "Call", Smith and Jones, Ulf Johansson
2018, Commercial, Dad, Sainsbury's "Missions", Gravity Road, Richard Hunter
2018, Commercial, Buyer, Vauxhall "Standard", HunkyDory Films, Ben Fogg
2018, Commercial, Post Office Worker, Post Office "Harry Potter" stamp collection, M&C Saatchi
2018, Commercial, Husband, Amazon "Naughty Daddy", Dark Energy Films, Jack Lowe
2018, Commercial, Derek, HouseSimple, Mindseye/ The & Partnership, Brad Lubin
2018, Commercial, Dad "Ray", Asda "Strawberries", Asda
2018, Commercial, TV Watching Man, NPower - The Hum, FCB Inferno, Alvaro Ramirez
2018, Commercial, Man on Sofa, Tropicana, We Are Social/ Solab, Jerome Langlade
2017, Commercial, Upcycle buyer, Barclaycard, Iris, Ed Rosie
2017, Commercial, Hairdresser, Huawei P10, Caviar, Cloé Bailly
2017, Commercial, Referee, Spark Drone, DJI, Alexis Odiowei
2015, Commercial, Kobello, Visa - Checkout - Restaurant Job Inteview, Filmaster
2013, Commercial, Dad, SMA Baby Milk
2013, Commercial, Dad, Tesco Gammon, Park Village
2013, Commercial, Man, TV Licensing - Moving Home, Red Bee Media, James Caddick
2012, Commercial, Dan, Intel, MRM Metorite, Gavin Mack
2012, Commercial, Man, McDonald's, Rattling Stick, Pete Riski
2012, Commercial, Dad (Presents), Sainsbury's, Smuggler, Jamie Rafn
2012, Commercial, Man in Barbers, Warbutons, Smuggler, Jamie Rafn
2010, Commercial, Man, X-Box, RSA, Luke Scott
2009, Commercial, "Brian", Anti Piracy Campaign - I'm Brian, Spank Films, Steve Bendalack
2007, Commercial, Man on Sofa, Cheerios, Another Film Company, Simon Neal
2006, Commercial, Young Man, EA Mobile Pictionary, Maverick Media
2005, Commercial, Football Coach, Mourinho, American Express, Dom and Nick
2004, Commercial, Love Interest, McDonald's - Passion, McDonald's, Alison McClean
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Priest, Voce, NTFS, Emily Smith
2019, Short Film, Stepfather, 7 Bananas, MUT Films, Daisy Moore
2011, Short Film, Man, The Big Sleep, Big Sleep Productions, Tom Betts
2008, Short Film, Christopher, Supervision Skills, NSPCC, David Ward
2007, Short Film, Louis, Hummingbird, Bournemouth Uni, Nina Elegba
2002, Short Film, John, Underbelly, Cardiff Films, Tom Betts
2002, Short Film, Paul/Man, Urban Sprawl, Yanktt, Niamh Yudt
2001, Short Film, Joe Saxx, Who Said Anything About Gil Evans, L.I.F.S., Nick Calori
2009, Feature Film, Dan, Secrecy, Holoxide Productions, Tom Betts
2012, Ident, Husband, Post Office Sponsors Channel 4 Weather Ident, Bang, Brian Williams
2010, Ident, Cyclist, Littlewoods - Pride of Britain, Leo Burnett
Music Video
2013, Music Video, Priest, Laura Mvula - She, Agile Films, Alex Southam
Further Credits
2016, Internet, Chef, Barclays Business Direct, Edge Picture Company, Giles Ripley
2014, Corporate, Lloyds Bank
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Ekwueme / Dele, Sparks, Menagerie Theatre, Cassie Werber / Paul Bourne
2007, Corporate, Lottery Player, Camelot, Wilder
2007, Promo, Diner, The Restaurant, BBC
2006, Viral, Friend, Mobile Pictionary, Maverick Media
1999, Corporate, Des, Undergraduate Guide to University Life, Yanktt, Lucy Scott


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African*, African-West*, American-California, American-Midwest, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney*, Essex*, French, Irish-Southern, London*, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone, Bass (singing)
Performance:Children's Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Basketball, Football*, Hockey (field)*, Pool, Rollerblading*, Rugby*, Running*, Skateboarding, Tennis*, Volleyball
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Improvisation


Exeter University, National Youth Theatre