TBB Talks to … Tobi Bakare


Tobi Bakare has been an ever-present on British television sets for the last decade. His seven-year run as everyone’s favourite police officer JP Hooper earned him widespread critical acclaim and led to roles alongside acting greats like Samuel L. Jackson (Kingsman: The Secret Service).

However, before he was patrolling the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie, he was a Hackney-boy with ambitions of becoming a footballer

In this episode of TBB Talks, Tobi candidly opened about the role his mother played in keeping him on the right path; how he honed his craft at the renowned Identity School of Acting; and how his faith influenced his decision to leave ‘Death in Paradise’ at the peak of the show’s success…