RAPHEL FAMOTIBE - WALE
Raphel is a massively exciting young talent. Born and raised in South Bermondsey, he started his screen career last year featuring in We Love Moses and the BBC's feature-length drama about the murder of Damilola Taylor - Damilola, Our Loved Boy. Raphel plays the title role of Wale.
JAMIE SIVES - O'BRIAN
Jamie came to prominence starring in Lone Scherfig's black comedy Wilbur Wants To Kill Himself. Since then he has had a number of notable roles in dramatic titles, including David Mackenzie's Hallam Foe, Gaby Dellal's On A Clear Day starring alongside Peter Mullan, Ron Howard's Rush and In The Heart Of The Sea, and playing the role of Jory Cassel in Game Of Thrones. As well as his several screen roles, he played the lead role in King James III in the National Theatre of Scotland's production of the same name. Jamie plays the role of O'Brian in Wale.
CLARE PERKINS - WALE'S MUM
Clare has performed in several dramatic roles across film, TV and theatre. She has worked with some of Britain's foremost filmmakers, appearing in titles such as Mike Leigh's Secrets & Lies, Ken Loach's Ladybird, Ladybird and Saul Dibb's Bullet Boy. Clare's theatre career has taken her to the stages of the Royal Court, Young Vic, Soho Theatre and National Theatre where she performed in the stage-adaptation of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime. Clare plays the role of Wale's Mum.
ROGER JEAN Nsengiyumva - RONDO
Roger's acting career began when he was approached to audition for Africa United, eventually playing the lead role of Fabrice. He went on to play Jumah in Sixteen, a film following a child soldier adjusting to life in London with his adoptive mother. A role that Roger, himself a Rwandan refugee, poured much of his own experiences into to create an enthralling performance. Roger plays the role of Rondo.