Miles Yekinni is an actor, based in London. He began his training at the Brit School of Performing Arts, where he performed in Front Line by Che Walker at Shakespeare's Globe, directed by Matthew Dunster. He graduated from the Central School of Speech & Drama in 2011, where he trained under the direction of Catherine Alexander.
During his final year at Central, Miles was cast in Deborah Warner's production of School for Scandal at the Barbican. His first feature film, Julius Caesar (BYFA) - in which he plays Octavius - was also selected to compete at the Raindance Festival.
After working with companies such as Theatre Center and the Unicorn Theatre, he then played Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh), directed by Matthew Lenton, Artistic Director of Vanishing Point. Last year, he performed in the National Theatre’s production of War Horse (New London Theatre), and The Generation of Z: Apocalypse, before closing the year playing Captain Hook in Baddies: The Musical (Unicorn Theatre).
Last year Miles Yekinni joined the cast of BBC’s Doctors, as new semi-regular Seb before working with ReadingRep at the Hexagon Theatre playing the title role of Ben Hur.
Miles is currently playing Neil Cooper in The Comedy About A Bank Robbery in the West End.