Black Theatre Live

Keshia Watson

Keshia Watson is a British actress and playwright based in London. She moved to London as a teenager and is originally from Bristol.

Her acting career really kicked off after a short film "Trippy" was selected for the BFM International Film Festival, when she was nominated Best Actress for her performance of "Stella" - a young homeless girl suffering from the effects of mis-prescribed medication. The film was nominated across all categories of the festival. Keshia was able to follow this up with further leading roles in "Jerusalem", officially selected for the Pan African Film Festival in 2010 and "Big Mistake" directed by Dan Turner. Keshia currently plays Kelly in Nicholas Beveney's political thriller "Kingmakers", set in the ficitional African country, Karombe. She plays a member of the British based Freedom Rights Movement.

Her stage work includes Agamemnon (Lion & Unicorn); Antigone (Southwark Playhouse); Farewell Sister (New Diorama Theatre); Testament To A Trade (Oxford Playhouse) and new play Femmetamophosis which debuted at the Leicester Square Theatre Studio.


SHOWS

Pale Imitations

Pale Imitations

29 July 2016

Keshia Watson

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