Fisayo Akinade (He/him) is a Royal Central School of Speech and Drama-trained actor best known for his role as Dean Monroe in the Russell T Davies drama Cucumber and offshoots Banana and Tofu and for the Netflix show Heartstopper. He’s been aware of Contact from an early age having attended drop-in drama workshops and later joining Contact Young Company in 2006
“Contact Theatre has been instrumental in the career I have today. It provided a space where young people could develop and hone their skills in acting, writing, directing, poetry, and dance. A place where you meet with people from all walks of life hear stories and try and fail without judgement. Contact has helped develop the careers of a multitude of brilliant artists. I am honoured to be a patron of this essential institution.”
Queer Contact Returns for 202326 April 2023Queer Contact is back, baby! We can’t wait to celebrate queer culture with a lineup of the UK’s most extraordinary LGBTQ+ talent. Learn all about our flagship queer arts festival below, and secure your tickets today!
Contact announces stellar line up of its first Patrons23 June 2023Contact in Manchester is celebrating the arrival of ten, newly appointed Patrons for the first time in its 50-year history. Ranging from past members of Contact Young Company, actors, artists, and filmmakers to a previous mayor of…