Biyi Bandele

Theatre, Film and TV Cynthia Okoye, +44 (0)20 7393 4329 Email Cynthia Okoye

CV

Film

Director & Producer 

Feature-length documentary

BBC
Plimsoll Productions and Mama Put

Writer & Director 

Feature 

Ebony Life
The Man Died
Feature

Adaptation of the Wole Soyinka's prison memoirs

BFI
In Development
Fifty
Feature

In Lagos, Nigeria, four successful women on the verge of 50 take stock of their lives and loves over the course of one week.

Ebonylife Films
Starring
  • Thandie Newton
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • John Boyega
  •  

    Adaptation of the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie



    Slate Films
    The Kiss
    Short

    Producer 

    Nigerian Prince
    Feature
    In postproduction

    TV

    Director & Co-writer 

    Co-writer/Director on seasons 3 & 4 

    MTV drama that follows the lives of a group of young people in Nairobi, Kenya

     

    Writer 

    BBC for BBC2
    Director Danny Boyle
    BBC for BBC2

    Theatre

    Writer 

    New Commission 
    Birmingham Repertory Theatre

    Young Vic Theatre
    Lyric Hammersmith
    Finborough Theatre
    Gate Theatre (transferred to Bush Theatre)
    Talawa Theatre Company, Cochrane Theatre, 1994
    Royal Court Theatre (At the Tabernacle)
    Royal Court Theatre
    Yaa Asantewaa

    Writer & Director 

    Tricycle Theatre, 2001/Lyric Hammersmith, 2006
    Edinburgh Festival, 2001
    Royal Shakespeare Company
    Southwark Playhouse
    Ambassadors Theatre

    Radio

    Writer 


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 3

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 3

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

    Broadcaster BBC World Service