How my Nigerian roots shaped my career in the UK—Ikulemo Ikulemo


Gbemisola Ikulemo is the creator and lead actress in Brain in Gear, a mini-series which won her the 2020 British Academy Television (BAFTA) award for Short Form Programme. She also stars in the hit BBC sketch comedy, ‘Famalam’ currently streaming on Showmax, which earned her a 2020 Best Female Performance nomination. In this interview by SEGUN ADEBAYO, Ikulemo talks about her BAFTA award nomination, her Nigerian roots and more.


Not many people know that you were born in Nigeria because you are based in the UK. How would you describe the journey so far?

I have heard a lot of people say this same thing a couple of times, but the fact remains that I am a Nigerian and I was born in Ondo…

Source: Nigerian Tribune