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Rakie Ayola

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
World Premiere West End Production, 2021
Hermione [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Production, 2019
Noni
  [West End]
National Theatre West End Production, 2012
Performer

Photos

Rakie Ayola, Fisayo Akinade Photo

Rakie Ayola, Fisayo Akinade

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Date:
01/06/2022
Fisayo Akinade, Rakie Ayola Photo

Fisayo Akinade, Rakie Ayola

From: 
Date:
01/06/2022
Ria Zmitrowicz, Rakie Ayola, Fisayo Akinade Photo

Ria Zmitrowicz, Rakie Ayola, Fisayo Akinade

From: 
Date:
01/06/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
World Premiere West End Production, 2021
Hermione [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Production, 2019
Noni

  [West End]
National Theatre West End Production, 2012
Performer






Rakie Ayola News

BWW Review: THE GLOW, Royal Court Photo BWW Review: THE GLOW, Royal Court
by Gary Naylor - Jan 28, 2022

Beautifully executed production is let down by a dud script

Photos: First Look at THE GLOW at Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs Photo Photos: First Look at THE GLOW at Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022

All new production photos have been released for The Glow by Alistair McDowall directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals For THE GLOW at The Royal Court Theatre Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals For THE GLOW at The Royal Court Theatre
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 6, 2022

The Glow, written by Alistair McDowell, will be playing at The Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square, London from January 24th until March 5th, 2022. Press night will be on January 27th at 7 pm. Directed by Vicky Featherstone, the show features Fisayo Akinade, Rakie Ayola, Tadhg Murphy, and Ria Zmitrowicz. 

MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 4, 2022

Though hardly an ideal start to the new theatrical year, we want to applaud all of the incredible casts, creatives, backstage and front-of-house staff who are working so hard to keep shows on. If you can support productions, please do ‚Äď whether revisiting an amazing long-running show or checking out something new. And speaking of which: here are some of the most intriguing London additions for this month. Keep checking back for our reviews, interviews and features!

Casting Announced For THE GLOW By Ali McDowall at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Dow Photo Casting Announced For THE GLOW By Ali McDowall at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

Fisayo Akinade, Rakie Ayola, Tadhg Murphy and Ria Zmitrowicz have been cast in The Glow written by Alistair McDowall and directed by the Royal Court Theatre's Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. 

VIDEO: Watch THE PACT Trailer from Sundance Now & AMC+ Photo VIDEO: Watch THE PACT Trailer from Sundance Now & AMC+
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2021

When Jack (Aneurin Bernard, Dunkirk) is found dead, a chain of events is triggered that draws his employees Anna (Laura Fraser, Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad), Nancy (Julie Hesmondhalgh, Broadchurch), Louie (Keeping Faith) and Cat (Heledd Gwynn; Ordinary Lies) into a fragile pact of silence, bound by a secret that will change their lives forever.

Winners Announced For the Black British Theatre Awards 2020 Photo Winners Announced For the Black British Theatre Awards 2020
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020

The Black British Theatre Awards 2020 championed the artistic excellence and achievements of the black creatives and performers across all aspects of theatre. The program's first television broadcast on Sky Arts highlighted a cross section of some of the 2020 award-winners. 

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival Announces Line Up For Ceremonies Taking Pl Photo Greenwich+Docklands International Festival Announces Line Up For Ceremonies Taking Place Around Luke Jerram's In Memoriam
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2020

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival today announces the line-ups for two special ceremonies planned in tribute to the NHS, which take place on the opening weekend of the 25th annual festival, at the site of Luke Jerram's In Memoriam on Woolwich Common.

Eclipse Theatre Announces Return Of The Eclipse Award Photo Eclipse Theatre Announces Return Of The Eclipse Award
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

Eclipse Theatre, the UK's leading Black theatre company, has announced that its pioneering Eclipse Award will return for a second year.

BWW Review: ON BEAR RIDGE, Royal Court Theatre Photo BWW Review: ON BEAR RIDGE, Royal Court Theatre
by Laura Jones - Oct 29, 2019

Two of the most prevalent themes in Ed Thomas' new play, On Bear Ridge, are memories and language. Set atop a mountain in a rural location, presumably somewhere in Wales, butcher John Daniel (Rhys Ifans), his wife Noni (Rakie Ayola) and slaughterman Ifan William (Sion Daniel Young) are bunkering down in their run-down shop while the snow builds higher outside the front door.


Rakie Ayola Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rakie Ayola been in?
Rakie Ayola has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Rakie Ayola been in?
Rakie Ayola has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Rakie Ayola's first West End show?
Rakie Ayola's first West End show was The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time which opened in 2014