Yasmine Akram

Actor

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Photograph: © Emma Bullivant

Acting

Agent: Duncan Hayes
Associate Agent: Stephanie Moore
Executive Assistant : Hayley Robinson

Comedy

Agent: Duncan Hayes
Associate Agent: Stephanie Moore
Executive Assistant : Hayley Robinson

Acting

Yasmine is a an actress and writer. She trained at RADA but found her way into comedy after she graduated, forming the double act Ford and Akram with Louise Ford. She moved into stand up shortly after and has appeared on many panel shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Sweat the Small Stuff and Virtually Famous, as well as the News Quiz for BBC Radio 4.

As an actress she's appeared both comedy and drama - appearing as Janine in series 3 and the special of Sherlock for BBC, in Unforgotten for ITV, as well as being part of the regular cast in comedy shows such as Stella (Sky1), Undercover (Dave) and The Centre (RTE). 

As a writer she has written two series of Irish Micks and Legends for BBC Radio 4 with Aisling Bea, in which they both performed. Her one woman play "10 Dates with Mad Mary" was adapted for the big screen by Element Pictures (the Lobster, Room, Frank) and is due for release in cinemas in 2016. 

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

WAR PAINT (short)

The Woman

Nat Luurtsema

LONDON TOWN

Cynthia

Derrick Borte

QUINTS (SKY ARTS SHORT)

Production Assistant

George Kane

Big Talk

Other

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

BAMP!

Yazz

Fergal McElherron

Pleasance Courtyard

HUMDINGER

Yazz

Raz Shaw

Pleasance Edinburgh

10 DATES WITH MAD MARY

Mary

Darren Thornton

Calipo Theatre Company

Radio

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

FUNNY BONES

Narrator/ Writer

Jenny Thompson

BBC Radio 4

TIM KEY'S LATE NIGHT POETRY PROGRAMME

Various

BBC Radio 4

IRISH MICKS AND LEGENDS

Yazz/ Writer

Raymond Lau

BBC Radio 4

THE LEAK WITH TOM PRICE

Herself/ Panelist

Dave Cribb

BBC Radio Wales

LOSER'S WORLD CUP

Herself

Dave Cribb

Radio Wales

WHAT'S THE STORY

Herself/ Panelist

Dave Cribb

Tidy Productions

IRISH MICKS AND LEGENDS

Yazz/ Writer

Raymond Lau

BBC Radio 4

RUBY

Bel

Carolynne Sinclair-Kidd

Hopscotch Films

CARPOOL

Amy/ Rhonda

David Murdoch

Sinner/ BBC Radio

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE BIG FELLAH

Karelma

Max Stafford Clark

Out of Joint

THE WICKED LADY

Paulina

Theresa Heskins

New Vic Theatre

ELLAMENOPE JONES

Randolf SD

PERSONAL ASSISTANCE

New Comedy Showcase

LOVE 20

Cherish

Deirdre Malloy

Abbey Theatre

TOUCHED

Mary

David Tucker

RADA

BARBARIANS

Lydia Pavlovna Bogayevskaya

Simon Cox

RADA

SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE

Theresa Black

Nona Shepphard

RADA

MOUTHFUL OF BIRDS

Lena/ Woman

Che Walker

RADA

THE BEGGARS OPERA

Mrs Trapes/ Mrs Crotchett

Geoff Bullen

RADA

ASHGIRL

Zehea/ Slothworm

Tom Daley

RADA

THARK

Cherry Buck

Deborah Paige

RADA

THE DUTCHESS OF MALFI

Julia

Melanie Jessop

RADA

ALCESTIS

Death

Helen Strange

RADA

AS YOU LIKE IT

Touchstone

Dee Cannon

RADA

FAUST

Gretchen

Bill Gaskill

RADA

GHOSTS

Mrs. Alving

Jennie Buckman

RADA

GETTING 2 LEVEL 10

Helen

Darren Thornton

Calipo Theatre Company

MAKIN' HITS

Various

Darren Thornton

Calipo Theatre Company

XAVIERS

Joanne

Darren Thornton

Calipo Theatre Company

LOVE IS THE DRUG

Foxy

Darren Thornton

Calipo Theatre Company

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

MURDER IN SUCCESSVILLE

Nigella Lawson

James De Frond

Tiger Aspect

LOVESICK

Jonesy

Clerkenwell Films/ Netflix

OUTSIDERS

Yasmine

Dominic Brigstocke

Citrus Television

UNFORGOTTEN

Kelly

Andy Wilson

Mainstreet

FREEZE (PILOT)

Trudy

Jonathan Van Tulleken

Objective

SHERLOCK (SPECIAL)

Janine

Douglas Mackinnon

Hartswood

ASYLUM

Rosa

Iain B MacDonald

2LE Media

NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS

Panellist

TalkBack/ BBC

UNDERCOVER

Lara

Dave Lambert

Baby Cow Productions/ Bonafide

VIRTUALLY FAMOUS

Herself/ Panelist

TalkBack

COUNT ARTHUR STRONG

Gemma

Graham Linehan

Retort

SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

Herself/ Panelist

BBC

STELLA (SERIES 4)

Parvadi

Various

Tidy Productions

THE CENTRE

Amanda Menton

Peter Foott

Waka Productions

STELLA (SERIES 3)

Parvadi

Various

Tidy Productions

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST

Jess

Al Campbell

Warp Productions

SHERLOCK (SERIES 3)

Janine

Various

Hartswood

LONDON IRISH

Check-in Assistant

Tom Marshall

Company Pictures

UNDERCOVER (PILOT)

Lara

Tom Marshall

Bonefide Films/ Baby Cow Productions

DNN (PILOT)

Felicity Bond

BBC

IT'S KEVIN

Various

Al Campbell

BBC

THE WORLD OF WHAT IF (PILOT)

Various

Matt Holt

Princess Productions

COMMON GROUND

Restaurant Manager

Dave Lambert

Baby Cow Productions

MONUMENTAL

Herself

Green Inc

V SIGN (PILOT)

Madhuri

Edward Tracy

Green Inc/ Retort

TEABOYS (PILOT)

Jessica

Juliet May

Tiger Aspect

PEEP SHOW

Yana

Becky Martin

Objective

LOL

Various

Aneil Karia

BBC Northern Ireland

LOVE IS THE DRUG

Aisling

Darren Thornton

Rough Magic

Comedy

Yasmine is a an actress and writer. She trained at RADA but found her way into comedy after she graduated, forming the double act Ford and Akram with Louise Ford. She moved into stand up shortly after and has appeared on many panel shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Sweat the Small Stuff and Virtually Famous, as well as the News Quiz for BBC Radio 4.

As an actress she's appeared both comedy and drama - appearing as Janine in series 3 and the special of Sherlock for BBC, in Unforgotten for ITV, as well as being part of the regular cast in comedy shows such as Stella (Sky1), Undercover (Dave) and The Centre (RTE). 

As a writer she has written two series of Irish Micks and Legends for BBC Radio 4 with Aisling Bea, in which they both performed. Her one woman play "10 Dates with Mad Mary" was adapted for the big screen by Element Pictures (the Lobster, Room, Frank) and is due for release in cinemas in 2016.