Ayo-Dele Edwards

Ayo-Dele Edwards is a London based singer/songwriter, who from an early age has been surrounded by various genres of music. As the fourth child born to Nigerian parents in London, Ayo-Dele has experienced countless blessings that have moulded her into who she is today. Her name means ‘Joy has come home’ in Yoruba, a tribe and language spoken in Nigeria, Western Africa.

Her theatre credits include: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives. Iyalode Of Eti,  Mandela Project, Tangle Theatre;  Not Quite Gospel, NuCentury Arts;  Yours Abundantly from Zimbabwe, Oval House;  In Time(Tiata Delights), Tiata Fahodzi;  The Estate Soho Theatre; The God’s Are Not To Blame, Arcola Theatre;  The Lion And The Jewel, The Royal Court Theatre, 50th Anniversary Season;  My Kind Of Music, UK Tour;  Rent, Prince Of Wales Theatre and UK Tour;  White Folks – A Musical Fable, Tricycle Theatre;  Hamlet and Twelfth Night, Birmingham Rep;  Leader of the Pack, Lincoln Theatre Royal.

Choral co-ordinator:

Kuumba Nia Arts “Sold”

The Elufowoju jr Ensemble “The secret Lives Of Baba Segi’s Wives”

Theatre Royal Stratford East “Hotel Cerise”

Tiata Fahodzi on their production of “Iya Ile” (First wife)

Stone Crabs Theatre Company with “The Burial”

Radio: Death and the King’s Horseman (an invited cast for Wole Soyinka’s 80th Birthday celebrations on BBC Radio 3), The Loveness & Me (BBC Radio 4), The Estate, Stealing Souls, The Proposition and Nature Calls, BBC World Service Drama.