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Stage Day

12 July

What a day. I’ve been part of a round-table discussion on casting led by John Byrne (Careers Advisor at The Stage: the Entertainment Industry’s leading newspaper). Along with four other actors of varying experience we shared thoughts and knowledge about what really happens on the ground in trying to make a living in the acting […]

Short film: “Silent Disco”

27 June
With actor Alfie Rowland on set of "Silent Disco" a short film by Mark Rigby featuring Ayesha Casely-Hayford

“Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music” Nietzsche I’ve loved being part of this short film: “Silent Disco” with Disrkt13, Mark Ribgy directing:  alternate worlds, from homelessness to unity and freedom through music. The short was entered into the Virgin Media Short Film competition […]

Voice: “Zombies, Run!”

27 March
Zombies, Run!

Mobile phone game: Zombies, Run! feat. me as the voice of Charlie Todhunter “Get Fit. Escape Zombies. Become a Hero” “Check out “Zombies, Run!” the mobile phone game perfect for anyone interested in keeping fit with a zombie twist… Co-created with awardwinning novelist Naomi Alderman, ‘Zombies, Run” is an ultra immersive running game and audio […]

Short film: “Cracks”

27 March

Short Film feat. me as Nicola May 2013 saw the premier of my first short film: “Cracks” written and directed by actress Vee Vimolmal: The film is about two sisters, Jaye and Robyn “Jaye is struggling to come to terms with her sister’s death. Overcome by loss, guilt and frustration over the lack of […]

Short Film: Silence

27 March

Short film feat. me as Nana Written and directed by Junior Agyeman Owusu: featuring me as Nana, a young doctor born in Ghana but living in London to carry out her medical training. The film is “a story about honour, control, love, inner conflict, passion and destiny. A film that depicts the state of many […]


04 February

Welcome! I am an actress, voice artist and employment lawyer living and working in London. Born in London Battersea, growing up in Kent and of Ghanian descent.  My project Afro Archives, A Performer’s World – explores the experience of black women with afro-textured hair in the performance industry by comparing it to those of different […]