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Fisayo Akiniade photo portrait

Fisayo Akinade


For the National Theatre: The Crucible (also West End), Romeo and Juliet (film), The AntipodesAntony and Cleopatra and Barber Shop Chronicles

Other productions include: The GlowPigs and Dogs and The Crossing Plays at the Royal Court; Shipwreck at the Almeida; The Way of the WorldSaint Joan and The Vote at the Donmar; The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe; Barbarians at the Young Vic; As You Like It (Ian Charleson nomination) at the New Wolsey, Ipswich; Refugee Boy and Waiting for Godot at West Yorkshire Playhouse; and Neighbours at HighTide.


Dangerous LiaisonsHeartstopperAtlantaMartin’s CloseA Very English ScandalIn the DarkA Midsummer Night’s DreamOrdinary LiesCucumberBanana and Fresh Meat.


The Personal History of David CopperfieldThe Isle and The Girl with All the Gifts.


Saint Joan – Ian Charleson second prize

As You Like It – Ian Charleson nomination

(Updated April 2023. Photograph courtesy of Fisayo Akinade)