Ann
Akin

Actress, writer, choreographer, director and producer

Ann set up her own their theatre company, Harts, of which she is Artistic Director. Through the company she produces two annual festivals, Young Harts Writing Festival in collaboration with the Bush Theatre, nurturing emerging theatre and screenwriters, and Sound of Mind, an audio and visual arts mental wellbeing festival. Prior to this she was Artistic Director of award winning Vintage Star Productions from 2010-2013 and ran the Young Harts drama school from 2013-2018.

As a producer and creator, Ann is busy developing original drama projects for TV.  

As an actress she has appeared in The Strike Series (BBC 1/HBO), Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Channel 4/Sony), The Unforgotten (ITV), The Javone Prince Show (BBC2) and Humans (Channel 4)

CV

Television

Performer

Dee 
Director Athina Rachel Tsangari
BBC2/House Productions
Magaret Akinola 
Director China Moo-Young
Stars/Lionsgate
Dr Simpson 
Director Tom Harper
Channel 4 / Sony Television/Left Bank
DS Ekwensi 
Director Charles Sturridge
BBC / HBO/Bronté Film & Television
Liz 
Director Geoff Posner
Channel 4 BLAPS/Pozzitive Television Ltd
Lauren 
Director Richard Pengelley
DAVE / UKTV/Tiger Aspect
Policewoman 
Director Nick Wood
BBC 1
DI Brunswick 
Director Juliet May
ITV/Big Talk
Various (Sketch Series Regular) 
Director Phil Bowker
BBC 2/Lovely Electricity
Sandy 
Director Tim Kirkby
Sky 1/Working Title / NBC
Policewoman 
Director China Moo-Young
Channel 4 / AMC/Kudos
Celia 
Director Mandie Fletcher
Channel 4/King Bert Productions
Carehome Nurse 
Director Andy Wilson
Mainstreet Pictures for ITV
Mrs Akua 
Director Victoria Pile
Monicker Pictures for ITV 1
Stage Manager 
Director Sarah Harding
Gate Television / Valentine Pictures Ltd
Nurse Sarah Michael 
Director Nic Phillips
BBC 1
Amy's friend 
Director Chloe Thomas
Big Talk Production / Sky Living
Cecile Bakama (Guest Lead) 
Director Joss Agnew
ITV

Film

Performer

DC Amy 
Director James Marsh
Working Title
Security Engineer 
Director Matthew Hope
Graceway Films / Big Book Media
Hairdresser 
Director Destiny Ekaragha
Poisson Rouge / BFI
Teacher 
Director Andres Dussan
Apropos

Theatre

Writer & Director & Performer

Writer/Performer 
Director Roy Alexander Weise
IAM Festival / Finchley Arts Depot
Conversations With Love
Winner of BEFTA for Best Writer 2011
Writer/Director/Performer (2) 
Director Ann Akin
Young Vic, Soho Theatre & Edinburgh Festival (Vintage Star)
Writer/Director 
Director Ann Akin
Lyric Hammersmith (Vintage Star)
Writer/Director/Performer (Ray) 
Director Ann Akin
Oval House Theatre & Lost Theatre (Vintage Star)

Performer

Ken/Blacktown 
Director Gbolahan Obisesan
NT Studio
Actor / Mentor 
Director Mojisola Adebayo
Hatched for The Albany Theatre
Sheann 
Director Topher Campell
The Red Room
Lucy 
Director Sara Masters
UK Tour (IceandFire)
Danni & Dancer 
Director Antoine Stone
Waterman's Theatre