Calvin Demba

Client

Represented By

Emma Obank

eobank@casarotto.co.uk

Abby Singer

abby@casarotto.co.uk

Calvin Demba is a fresh young writer, actor, director and poet from East London who is full of character. Calvin first gained attention for his innovative spoken word series RUE BOY which was broadcast as part of Channel 4’s Random Acts series to much critical acclaim. The mini series was written by and starred Calvin in the lead role and led to Calvin developing his first scripted series with Channel 4. Calvin has just written and directed his debut short film BABYDOLLS which is backed by the BFI. Calvin is currently developing an original scripted comedy drama series called FLEETING FORTUNES with Drake’s production company 30kft in Los Angeles. As an actor despite no formal training, Calvin’s talent has landed him significant roles on both stage and screen, including starring in Amazon’s upcoming thriller series THE RIG, Emma Thompson’s LAST CHRISTMAS, Idris Elba’s YARDIE and Mike Bartlett’s LIFE for BBC1. In 2014 Calvin was listed by Screen Daily as one of their ‘UK Stars of Tomorrow’. Calvin was nominated for the Evening Standard 'Emerging Talent' Award for his performance in Patrick Marber's THE RED LION at the National Theatre.