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Profile:Tayo Aluko

Tayo Aluko


Theatre / Live Literature / Cabaret

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Nigerian-born Tayo Aluko is an actor, singer and playwright, based in Liverpool, UK, where he worked previously as an architect.

His multi-award-winning play, CALL MR. ROBESON has been performed as far North as within the Arctic Circle and as far South as New Zealand, with a performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall in February 2012.

His second full-length play, JUST AN ORDINARY LAWYER was premiered in August 2016 and has already been performed in five countries.

He is currently working on a third, COLERIDGE-TAYLOR OF FREETOWN, inspired by the life and music of the Black British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and his Sierra Leonean ancestry.

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, he wrote a poem titled "Greatness" In a Time of Covid has been developed into two interactive projects. One of them, Exploring "Greatness" is an online workshop that can be enjoyed from the comfort of the participants' homes.

His art is dedicated to encouraging and inspiring progressive activism by showing how Black History is everybody’s history.


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