Ekow Quartey

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Alex Segal Sam Day

Ekow currently stars as series regular Pedro in BECOMING ELIZABETH (Starz). He can be seen as James in Seasons 1&2 of Aisling Bea’s THIS WAY UP (Hulu/Channel 4) and the brand new series of TRYING (Apple TV+). He is also the face of a major commercial campaign for Uber Eats.

Theatre credits include the title roles in HENRY VIII, MACBETH (Shakespeare’s Globe), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Shakespeare’s Globe), BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES (USA Tour/National Theatre), AMADEUS (National Theatre), PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS (National Theatre/Headlong/Exeter Northcott), PETER PAN (National Theatre), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Theatre Royal Bath), AS YOU LIKE IT (National Theatre), RICHARD II (Shakespeare’s Globe), THE ABSENCE OF WAR (Headlong/UK Tour), SPRING AWAKENING (Headlong/West Yorkshire Playhouse/UK Tour), LONG STORY SHORT (Pleasance Theatre) & EYE OF A NEEDLE (Southwark Playhouse).

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Ekow currently stars as series regular Pedro in BECOMING ELIZABETH (Starz). He can be seen as James in Seasons 1&2 of Aisling Bea’s THIS WAY UP (Hulu/Channel 4) and the brand new series of TRYING (Apple TV+). He is also the face of a major commercial campaign for Uber Eats.

Theatre credits include the title roles in HENRY VIII, MACBETH (Shakespeare’s Globe), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Shakespeare’s Globe), BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES (USA Tour/National Theatre), AMADEUS (National Theatre), PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS (National Theatre/Headlong/Exeter Northcott), PETER PAN (National Theatre), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Theatre Royal Bath), AS YOU LIKE IT (National Theatre), RICHARD II (Shakespeare’s Globe), THE ABSENCE OF WAR (Headlong/UK Tour), SPRING AWAKENING (Headlong/West Yorkshire Playhouse/UK Tour), LONG STORY SHORT (Pleasance Theatre) & EYE OF A NEEDLE (Southwark Playhouse).

TV credits include SHAKESPEARE & HATHAWAY (BBC1), CALL THE MIDWIFE (BBC1), THE VALENTINE (Sky) and ENTERPRICE (BBC3).

Film credits include LIFT (Netflix), THE CURRENT WAR (Weinstein Company). Ekow also starred in TITUS ANDRONICUS, a two-hander short film with Peter Capaldi for Shakespeare’s Globe.

Ekow was nominated for the prestigious 2015 & 2020 Ian Charleson Award.