ABOUT

AFIA NKRUMAH

 

An award winning writer/director, currently working for BBC prime time drama series Eastenders.  Afia was selected for Directors UK High End TV Scheme in 2017 and mentored by Carnival films on their Sky/NBC period drama Jamestown S2 where Afia directed 2ND Unit.

 

Recipient of the Jerwood/Young Vic Theatre Director’s Award and a London Film School graduate,  Afia has directed several short films that have screened at national and International film festivals, including Shadow Man, supported by Film London.  Afia is currently developing several feature projects for film and Television.

 

Afia is represented by Ikenna Obiekwe at Independent Talent

 Contact: 40 Whitfield Street,   London W1T 2RH   0207 636 6565   Email:ikenna@independenttalent.com

 

 

 

 

 

CLARE PERKINS


Clare trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, leaving in 1985 to work in T.I.E at the Watford Palace Theatre where she gained her equity card (a necessity at the time). In the last twenty-eight years Clare has been in productions at the RNT, The Young Vic and Royal Court Theatres to name a few. Clare is currently at The Almeida Theatre in Little Revolution and opens in October at the Tricycle Theatre in The House That Will Not stand. In 2015 Clare will be touring the UK with the National Theatre in The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.


Clare Played the role of solicitor in the seminal theatre piece Ragamuffin, touring to sold-out theatres nation wide for two years and culminating in a live radio broadcast at the BBC's Regent Street Studio. Clare played the role of Mel in the BBC World Service radio soap opera West Way for seven years. Clare has been in many radio plays the latest being Carnival and Miss You Still on BBC Radio 4.


In her film career Clare has collaborated with Ken Loach, Saul Dibb and Mike Leigh. Clare was part of the award winning cast of Pig Heart Boy, which won the Best Children's drama BAFTA. In television Clare played the role of Denise Boulter in Family Affairs (Channel 5) and the role of Ava Hartman in Eastenders  (BBC).


Agent: Stevenson Withers Associates                 0207 720 3355

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