BBC COMMISSIONS LONDON INTERNET STAR TO CREATE NEW SITCOM

Kayode Ewumi is the brains behind popular hit web series #HoodDocumentary.

The massive success of the internet show has led the BBC to commission him to write and star in enterprise a sitcom about a couple of would be entrepreneurs trying to launch their new delivery firm.

Kayode was born on 2nd November 1993 in the Elephant and Castle district of London, the middle child in an Anglo-Nigerian family.

He read drama and theatre studies amongst other subjects at the City and Islington College before going on to Coventry University – initially to take the journalism course but switched to drama, graduating in 2015 with first class honours.

Whilst at school he had met Tyrell Williams who, in 2015, pitched to him the idea of the spoof documentary ‘Hood Drama’ in which he plays would-be rapper Reece Simpson, aka R.S.

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In 2016 he joined the ensemble cast of the remake of sitcom ‘Are You Being Served?’

Talking about the plot, the BBC explains: “Kazim and Jeremiah are two young entrepreneurs in the early stages of rolling out their home delivery service, Speedi-Kazz. Both are blessed with different skill-sets: Kazim has the energy and confidence, Jeremiah has the brains – but on occasion these differences can leave them at loggerheads. We follow their fledgling business, and this awkward bromance, as it makes its way into the homes of Kazim and Jeremiah’s fellow Londoners.”

Starring alongside Kayode Ewumi will be Daniel Ezra (Undercover), plus Humansactor Ivanno Jeremiah and Borgen‘s Femi Elufowoju Jr.

Kayode Ewumi says: “The fact that I filmed this around my area – Elephant and Castle – made it even more of a beautiful experience for me. The cast and crew were amazing and I believe that Enterprice showcases growth in my writing. YAAAA BWOY!!!!”

 

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