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Akiya Henry photo portrait

Akiya Henry

For the National:


Productions include: Much Ado About Nothing and Henry V for the RSC; The Tragedy of Macbeth at the Almeida; Dirty Crusty at The Yard; The Dark and Ten Women at Ovalhouse; Medea and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Bristol Old Vic; The Little Matchgirl, Twelfth Night, Under the Black Flag and Coriolanus at Shakespeare’s Globe; Deposit at Hampstead; Sense of an Ending and Cake and Congo at Theatre503; Perseverance Drive at the Bush; Skellig
and The Enchanted Pig at the Young Vic; The Nutcracker and the Mouse King at the Unicorn; Mottled Lines at Orange Tree; The Beggar’s Opera, Hello Dolly and The Tempest at Regent’s Park; The Colored Museum for Talawa; Varjak Paw for the Opera Group; Carmen Jones at Southbank Centre; Safe at West Yorkshire Playhouse; The Singing Group at Chelsea Theatre; Closer to Heaven, Swallows and Amazons (also at Bristol Old Vic) and Mad House in the West End.


Holby City, Silent Witness, Bing, Moominvalley, Octonauts, Casualty and Little Britain.


The Cunning, Macbeth, Rabbit Fever and The Best Man.


The Meaning of Zong.


(Updated January 2023. Photograph courtesy of Akiya Henry)