Tayo Aluko – Writer, Singer, Actor, Producer

Nigerian-born Tayo Aluko is an actor, singer and playwright, based in Liverpool, UK, where he worked previously as an architect.

His multi-award-winning play, CALL MR. ROBESON has been performed as far North as within the Arctic Circle and as far South as New Zealand, with a performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall in February 2012.

A radio play about Robeson, PAUL ROBESON’S LOVE SONG, was premiered on Robeson’s birthday, April 9, 2021, and is now streaming online.

His second full-length play, JUST AN ORDINARY LAWYER was premiered in August 2016 and has already been performed in five countries.

He will be premiering his third stage play, COLERIDGE-TAYLOR OF FREETOWN, in May 2024. It is inspired by the life and music of the Black British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and his African (Sierra Leonean) ancestry.

His art is dedicated to encouraging and inspiring progressive activism by showing how Black History is everybody’s history.

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Latest News:
World’s Archbishop Assassinated in Liverpool Cathedral. Nigerian Actor Claims Responsibility Feb 26, 2024

Coming Soon! Coleridge-Taylor of Freetown. (World Premiere)
May 10 – 12, 24 – 26:
Rotunda Theatre @ Brighton Fringe Festival
BLACK FEMALE PIANISTS SOUGHT. For Brighton and beyond. Please spread the word.


Four Trailers in One. Tayo's original work

Four Trailers in One. Tayo’s original work

Tayo on Screen



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