Gbolahan Obisesan

Gbolahan Obisesan

Gbolahan Obisesan is a writer and director. His plays include: Mad About the Boy (Edinburgh Fringe, 2011; UK tour 2012) and a stage adaptation of Chigozie Obioma's novel The Fishermen (HOME, Manchester, & UK tour, 2018).

He won the 2009 Jerwood Directors' Award at the Young Vic, and was the Young Vic Genesis Fellow for 2015.

He became Artistic Director of Brixton House (formerly Ovalhouse) in 2020.

Author photo by Michael Wharley

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