Theatre includes Eddie Mackrel in The Wild Party (The Other Place Theatre), Coalhouse Walker Jr in Ragtime (Charing Cross Theatre. Off West End Awards Nomination for Best Actor), Reggie in The Trial of Jane Fonda (Park Theatre), Brooks in Grey Gardens (Southwark Playhouse), Olsen in The Misanthropes (Old Vic New Voices), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Royal Festival Hall), Orin the Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors (Manchester Royal Exchange), Klook in Klook’s Last Stand (Park Theatre. Off West End Awards Nomination for Best Actor), Gabriel in Fences (Duchess Theatre), Mitch in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Donmar Warehouse), Eddie in Sister Act (London Palladium), Mufasa in The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre), Straight Arrow in Dr Dolittle (UK tour), God/Jesus in The Mystery Plays (Bath Music Festival), Louisa in Broadway in the Shadows (Luxembourg National Theatre and Arcola Theatre).
Television includes Strangest Weather On Earth.
Films include Lake Placid: The Final Chapter. Ako recently directed and co-wrote the short I’m in the Corner with the Bluebells which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won Best Director at the Mica Film Festival Brazil.