Racheal Ofori is an actor and writer, who has worked across film, theatre, television and radio.
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As an actor her work includes The Southbury Child at The Bridge Theatre, writes by Stone Beresford and directed by Nicholas Hytner, which played to receive wonderful reviews
The Southbury Child marked a return to The Bridge Theatre after performing in Bach and Sons the previous year, written by Nina Raine and also directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Other theatre work includes: Rare Earth Mettle written by Al Smith and directed by Hamish Pirie at The Royal Court Theatre, Inua Ellams adaptation of Chekov's Three Sisters for the National Theatre, where she played youngest sister Udo, (Irina) - and Mike Bartlett's Snowflake, directed by Clare Lizzimore for the Old Fire Station in Oxford, which then went on to a London transfer.
Her screen work includes Big Age, a joyous show written by Bolu Babalola, Sliced where she played Tika opposite Weruche Opia's Naomi - written by Phil Bowker and Samson Kayo. Racheal also appears in Treadstone, the television spin off from the Jason Bourne film series for Amazon.
In film she has featured in Jason Lei Howden's Guns Akimbo where she played opposite Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving, as well as Eddie Sternberg's I Used to be Famous and Independent film for Netflix.
As a writer her career began writing poetry and solo shows. More recently Racheal has worked in various writers rooms for television and has written episodes for TV shows including Neil Gaiman's adaptation of Anansi Boys for Amazon and Black Ops, a comedy for BBC.
She also has her solo show So Many Reasons in development with Fudge Park Productions.
So Many Reasons is Racheal's second solo show where she writes and performs. The show received great critical reception and played a UK tour culminating at the Soho Theatre in London.
‘Mel your body is yours, you can f**k who you want!'
Melissa is having a bit of a crisis. This bold, funny and honest hour explores the reasons why; starting with her mum, God and sex…
Told by a first generation British-Ghanaian woman on the hunt for an orgasm. Exploring cultural and generational shifts, religion and sexuality, this brave new show asks what happens when we realise mums don’t always know best?
'fearless and uplifting'
'Ofori's writing fuses poetry and prose to allow each character to vividly leap off the page'
'Exuberant, scattershot solo show from a genuine talent'
The show received an Off West End Theatre Award nomination for Best Female Performance