Temi Wilkey is an actor & writer from North London. She studied English at Cambridge before training with the National Youth Theatre REP company in 2014. Her theatre credits include HAMLET and CYMBELINE for the Royal Shakespeare Company, HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATH at the Royal Court, and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at the National Theatre. Temi’s debut play, THE HIGH TABLE, was produced at the Bush Theatre in Lynette Linton’s debut season, and won her the Stage Debut Award for Best Writer in 2020. She was also recently seen in Russel T Davies’ YEARS AND YEARS for BBC.
Temi is also the co-founder & co-director of the Drag King company, Pecs and has performed in the sell-out runs of their shows at venues including Soho Theatre, The Yard & Tate Britain. Temi wrote on Netflix’s Sex Education S3 and is adapting the Booker-prize winning book Girl, Woman, Other for the BBC. She was also featured on the Forbes 30 under 30 for 2021.