Director

Ako Mitchell

Toochie Films
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Ako Mitchell is an actor and film-maker. His directing debut “I'm in the corner with the bluebells” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won Best Director at the Mica Film Festival in Brazil. As an actor, Ako recently played “Klook” in “Klook’s Last Stand” at London’s Park Theatre where he received an Off West End Awards Best Actor nomination. He was “Orin the Dentist” in “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Royal Exchange Manchester. He also recently played esteemed British actor Lenny Henry’s brother “Gabriel” in “Fences” in London's West End. Ako has also worked at London’s Donmar Warehouse and played opposite Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act at The London Palladium. Ako’s acting credits also include: “Pilot” in Nick Lloyd Webber’s “The Little Prince” (Savoy Theatre); “Mitch” in “Spelling Bee” (Donmar Warehouse); “Mufasa” in “The Lion King” (Lyceum Theatre-West End) and “Dennis” in “Lake Placid: The Final Chapter” (Film). Ako also co-produced the documentary film “500 Years Later”, a winner at the LA Pan-African Film Festival, Black Berlin International Cinema and Harlem International Film Festival. full text less text