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Tobi Bakare

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Tobi Bakare

Tobi is best known for playing the series regular role of 'Sergeant J.P Hooper' in the beloved franchise, DEATH IN PARADISE.

He played 'Jamal' in KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, a role he reprised in 2017 for the blockbuster sequel KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE. Before that, he played 'Jamie' in THE SMOKE and 'Chuks Akinade' in THE TUNNEL. 

Theatre includes, THE LONELY LONDONERS (Jermyn Street Theatre), UTOPIA (Soho Theatre) and GREENLAND (The National). 




Tobi Bakare


Title Role Production Director
OUTLANDER Walter Woodcock Lionsgate Tracey Deer
DEATH IN PARADISE (2014-2020), J.P. (Series Reg) Red Planet / BBC Various Directors
THE SMOKE Jamie Kudos for Sky 1 Sam Donovan
THE TUNNEL DC Chuks Akinade (series reg) Sky/Kudos Dominic Moll
RIOTS: IN THEIR OWN WORDS Driver BBC Television Alecky Blythe & Fatima Salaria
4 FUNNIES - DR BROWN Jake Eyeworks/C4 Andrew Gaynord
SILENT WITNESS Andy Farmer BBC Television Ed Bennett
THE SHADOW LINE (3 EPISODES) Andy Dixon BBC, Company Pictures Hugo Blick
PHONE SHOP Green Talk Back Thames Phil Bowker
CASUALTY Sam BBC Television Jonathan Fox Basset
DANI'S HOUSE Karl BBC Television Dez McCarthy
SILENT WITNESS Abdi BBC Television Susan Tully
DOCTORS CD BBC Television Richard Signy
THE BILL Anthony Watts (guest lead) Talkback Thames Anthony Quinn
OMID DJALILI SHOW Dipo BBC Television Michael Cumming
HOLBY CITY Semper Maynard (Guest Lead) BBC Television Rob Evans
MEET THE BANDAIS Obike Bandal (LEAD) Brown Eyed Boy (C4)
ONE CHILD DJ Eddie BBC John Alexander

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
KINGSMAN: GOLDEN CIRCLE Jamal Marv Films Matthew Vaughn
KINGSMAN: SECRET SERVICE Jamal Marv Films Matthew Vaughn
THE SOMNAMBULISTS Man 5 BFI London Film Festival Selection Richard Jobson


Title Role Production Director
THE LONELY LONDONERS Lewis Jermyn Street Theatre Ebenezer Bamgboye
UTOPIA Freddy Soho Theatre Steve Marmion
CRAWLING IN THE DARK Freddie Almeida Theatre Michael Buffong
GREENLAND Seydou Diakite National Theatre Bijan Sheibani
THE TYPIST Fit (lead) Sky Arts Playhouse Live Bijan Sheibani
HIGH LIFE Christopher (Lead) Hampstead Theatre Olusola Oyeleye
IYA-ILE Soji (Lead) Soho Theatre Femi Elufowoju, jr
GONE TOO FAR Yemi (Lead) ATC & Royal Court Theatre Bijan Sheibani
1800 ACRES Jacob (lead) Riverside Studios Alex Helfrecht
GONE TOO FAR Yemi (Lead) Royal Court Theatre-Jerwood Bijan Sheibani
TORN Obi Arcola Theatre Anouke Brooke
MACBETH Fleance Out of Joint Max Stafford Clark

Rehearsed Reading

Title Role Production Director
MODERN TERRORISM Qalalaase Sonia Friedman Productions Suresh Patel
THE SONGS OF FREEDOM Child Soldier National Theatre Kwame Kwei Ammah
A SHORT OPERA FOR GIRLS Kumi Royal Court Theatre Jeremy Herrin
SPONGE Ade Royal Court Theatre Clint Dyer
CARNIVALE Fela Royal Shakespeare Company Sacha Wares
THE TRIAL OF SARIYU BY A MOB OF SAINTS Yeeke Royal Court Theatre Gbolahan Obisesan

Video Game

Title Role Production Director

Short Film

Title Role Production Director
MARIANNE Moses (lead) Tomisin Adepeju


Title Role Production Director
SAY GOODBYE TWICE Paul BBC Radio 3 Jonquil Panting
STAGES OF INDEPENDENCE Razor, Labata BBC World Service Femi Elofuwoju Jnr/Marion Nancarrow


Title Role Production Director
OVER THE BRIDGE Lead/Tayo BBC Darcia Martin

Voice Over

Title Role Production Director
ANGRY John Burton Epoch Republic Tim Wild