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Layo-Christina Akinlude
 

Layo-Christina Akinlude

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Title
WHITE GOLD (Rehearsed Reading)
Role
Gaby Nimo
Director
Birmingham Rep Theatre
Production
Title
HOLE (R&D)
Role
Woman
Director
Abbi Greenland & Helen Goalen
Production
Rash Dash/The Royal Court Theatre
Title
CRITICAL (Rehearsed Reading)
Role
Rosie
Director
Eliot Levy
Production
Title
THE SECRET LIFE OF BABA SEGI'S WIVES
Role
Iya Femi
Director
Femi Elufowoju Jr
Production
Arcola Theatre/Femi Elufowoju Jr Ensemble
Title
AFTER THE DANCE
Role
Julia
Director
Philip Wilson
Production
Theatre By The Lake
Title
AS YOU LIKE IT
Role
Celia
Director
Kate Saxon
Production
Shared Experience
Title
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Role
Bianca
Director
Jacqueline Defferary
Production
Shakespeare's Globe
Title
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Role
Snout
Director
Alexander Spencer-Jones
Production
Action to the Word National Theatre/River Stage
Title
THE CANE
Role
Seramis/Sapphire
Director
Che Walker
Production
The Bush Theatre
Title
WOMEN REDRESSED
Role
Various
Director
Charlotte Ely
Production
Sheer Heights Theatre
Title
OUR LADY OF 121st STREET
Role
Inez
Director
Alexander Spence-Jones
Production
Stratford Circus Theatre
Title
THE HOSTAGE
Role
Meg
Director
Jeremy Harrison
Production
Rose Bruford
Title
HENRY V
Role
Mistress Quickley
Director
Martin Constantine
Production
Rose Bruford
Title
UP UP AND AWAY
Role
Ensemble
Director
Chris Elwell
Production
Half Moon Theatre
Title
THROUGH THE WIRE
Role
PO Greene
Director
Lisa Spurling
Production
Albany Theatre
Title
WHITE GOLD (Rehearsed Reading)
Role
Gaby Nimo
Director
Birmingham Rep Theatre
Production
Title
POSSESIONS (Reading)
Role
Kasambayi
Director
Mark Rosenblatt
Production
Bush Theatre
Title
POSESSIONS (Reading)
Role
Kasambayi
Director
Mark Rosenblatt
Production
The Bush Theatre
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Title
GIRL UNTITLED
Role
Funke
Director
Sarah Gavron
Production
Fable Pictures/Sony Entertainment
Title
THE LAST TREE
Role
Bimpe
Director
Shola Amoo
Production
BFI/Prodigal Films
Title
STEALING SILVER
Role
Care Assistant
Director
Mark Lobatto
Production
Metal Box Limited
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Title
TEMPLE (in production)
Role
Vanessa
Director
Luke Snellin
Production
Sky
Title
LOVE THE SINNER
Role
Auntie Joyce
Director
Jennifer Sheridan
Production
Sky
Title
THE PRINCE STORY
Role
Bernadette
Director
Various
Production
ITV
Title
BAPTISTE
Role
Checkout Assistant
Director
Jan Matthys
Production
BBC
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Title
OUR GIRL
Role
Multiple
Director
Jay Benedict
Production
BBC
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Accents & Dialects
Amercian-African American, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Caribbean, Cockney, English-Standard, Estuary English, French, Ghanian, Jamaican, London, Nigerian, RP
Languages
Yoruba, English
Music & Dance
Vocal Range: F3-F5
Sports
Quad Biking, Swimming
Vehicle Licences
Car Driving Licence
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Height
5'7"
Hair
Dark Brown
Eyes
Brown
Training
Rose Bruford College
"Akinlude is particularly strong – a twitch of her eyebrow or casual hand gesture has the audience in stitches!"
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"I warmed to Layo-Christina Akinlude's Celia who seems to blossom within the production"
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"Layo-Christina Akinlude, gives a master class in comic acting as her cousin Celia"
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'The play’s energy never dips and the actors, doubling up repeatedly in their roles, give nuanced, charismatic performances. The effect is nothing short of spectacular.'
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'The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives [...] is an acutely funny piece of theatre.'
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[Baba Segi] is helped by some precise characterisation from Layo-Christina Akinlude [...] stealing moments and providing the emotional heartbeat of the play.
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Layo-Christina Akinlude brings contagious sassiness to the role of [Baba Segi's] third wife Iya Femi