#TBB10 with Kobna Holdbrook-Smith on his iconic role as Ike Turner in West End’s ‘Tina’

Ghanaian-Brit Kobna Holdbrook-Smith is one of those creatives who impress, whether you are considering their stage, on-camera, voice or socially conscious work. Hailing from an academically achieving family, he has a formidable intellect, which is evident in whatever he does. In securing the pivotal role of infamous singer-arranger Ike Turner in the West End’s latest jukebox-type musical Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Holdbrook-Smith has achieved a bitter-sweet victory which could catapult him to the top of musical theatre’s ‘must-have’ lists. Having concentrated on heavyweight dramatic roles, he has nurtured 3 particularly strong relationships in his stage work – with London’s...

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