Temi Wilkey is an actor & writer from North London. She studied English at Cambridge before training with the National Youth Theatre REP company in 2014. Her theatre credits include the National, the RSC and the Manchester Royal Exchange.
Temi was a member of the Royal Court’s Young Writers Group in 2017 and wrote her debut play, The High Table, at the course’s culmination. It was produced at the Bush Theatre in Lynette Linton's debut season, and won Temi the Stage Debut Award for Best Writer in 2020.
She is also the co-founder & co-director the Drag King company, Pecs and has performed in the sell-out runs of their shows at venues including Soho Theatre, The Yard & Tate Britain.
Temi is writing a TV pilot as part of the Dancing Ledge Bursary scheme and is being mentored by Lucy Prebble. She is also currently writing on Netflix's Sex Education S3.