Egusi Soup Cast

Lorna Gayle (Mrs Anyia)

Theatre credits include I Was A Rat (Birmingham Rep), Nation (National Theatre), Carrie’s War (National Tour), Sugar Mummies (Royal Court Theatre), The Crucible (Royal Shakespeare Company), Almost Nothing (Royal Court Theatre) and Blest Be The Tie (Royal Court Theatre).  Television credits include Utopia, 30 and Counting, Dancing On The Edge, Doctors, One Night, Silk, This Is England 86’, Ashes To Ashes and Torchwood.  Film credits include Superbob (Fyzz Facility), Having You (Holland Park Pictures), One Day (Film Four), Hell’s Pavement (Oopic Films), The Dark Knight (Warner Bros), Fallout (Channel Four), Dangerous Parking (Flaming Pie Films), Love And Other Disasters (Ruby Films) and Run Fat Boy Run (RFBR Ltd).

Gloria Onitiri (Anne)

Theatre credits include Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard (The Adelphi Theatre), The Tempest (Bath Theatre Royal), Charlotte’s Web (Polka Theatre), HAIR (Bronowski Productions), Takeaway (Theatre Royal Stratford East),  Amphibians (Offstage Theatre), Hurried Steps (New Shoes Theatre), The Lion King (Disney Theatrical). Television credits include Splatatlot (BBC/ ABC/ YTV), The Window (IWC Media, Channel 4), Bad Girls Series 6 (Shed Productions). Film credits include Resurrecting The Street Walker (Scala Films).

Anna-Maria Nabirye (Grace)

Theatre credits include Leaving Planet Earth (Grid Iron), Pandora’s Box (Arcola Theatre), 24 Hour Plays   (Old Vic New Voices), Just Me, You and the Silence (Old Vic Theatre), Blood Wedding, Fiesco, Three  Sisters, (The Faction), Fit for Purpose (Pleasance Theatre), Mad Blud (Theatre Royal Stratford East) and  Barbrabas: The Jew of Malta (Hall for Cornwall). Television includes Misfits (E4) and Waterloo Road  (BBC). Film credits include Deep State (Film & Video Umbrella) and The Keeping Room (Gilbert Films).

Seun Shote (Dele)

Theatre credits include Routes (Royal Court Theatre), One Man Two Guvnors (RNT – International Tour), Twelfth Night (Nottingham Playhouse), Salome, (Headlong Theatre Company), Death & the King’s Horseman,(RNT), The Dilemma of a Ghost (UK Tour), Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (Stephen Joseph Theatre), Generations (RNT), Hoxton Project (The Red Room), The Fortune Club (Tricycle), Master Harold & The Boys / To Kill A Mocking Bird (Leicester), Mother Courage (Nottingham Playhouse & UK Tour).  Seun’s television credits include Little Miss Jocelyn (BBC), The Cut (Ch 4), Skins (Ch 4), Little Britain (BBC1), Eastenders (BBC 1),  Common As Muck (BBC).

Richard Pepple (Mr Emmanuel)

Theatre credits include Mountaintop (Gale Theatre London & Barbados) The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner (Pilot Theatre/York Theatre Royal),  Belong (Royal Court/Tiata Fahodzi), Fixer (Oval House Theatre). Television credits include Dates (Channel 4), Eastenders (BBC1),  Run (Channel 4). Film credits include The Vintage (Eyeline Entertainment) , 4 Walls (Bete Noir Films).