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Shango Baku

Shango Baku

Is an actor, writer and director.  Former Board member for the Black Theatre Forum, Shango has worked in Britain, the Caribbean and Africa on a range of projects involving heritage and Black achievement.

Acting credits include: Beef No Chicken (Shaw Theatre and Tricycle) Twelfth Night (Bedford Theatre Company), The Panbeaters (Greenwich Theatre) Cry of Innocence Opera (Greenwich Theatre), Ira Aldridge (Old Vic), Celia (New Players Theatre) The African Company Presents Richard 111, Diary of Confinement (Trinidad and Tobago)

Film credits include: The Stud, Black Joy

Television credits include: Black Feet in the Snow (BBC Film), The Book Liberator (Channel 4) and Monument (Bristol HTV)

As Artistic Director: Radical Alliance of Poets & Players, Baku Productions Trinidad, 3rd Dimension Theatre Company, Yaa Asantewaa Arts Centre, Cultural Exchange Through Theatre In Education

As Writer and Freelance journalist: Britain, the Caribbean, Africa , Rastafari activist and spokesperson, The Devil’s Advocate (Channel 4), Editor of Rastafari Speaks, Writings From the Dread Level, Three Plays of Our Time Revo, Ruby My Dear, One Bad Casa Black History plays, Redemption Song, Black Harvest, Dear Comrade, The Seven lives of Charles Drew, The Coming of Light, Spice, Aren’t I  a Woman? and Diary of Confinement

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