Interview: Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Katherine Howard in Six & alternate Tina Turner in Tina

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Tsemaye Bob-Egbe recently completed her run as Katherine Howard in the West End production of Six The Musical (Vaudeville Theatre). 


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Tsemaye ventured into theatre after completing a medical degree. Her theatre credits include Les Enfants Terribles’ The Vaudevillians (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre), Leading Player in Pippin (Garden Theatre), Tammy Faye (Workshop) and Fairy in Tweedy’s Reduced Pantomime (Everyman Cheltenham). 

Tsemaye joined the original cast of Tina The Musical as first cover Alline and an understudy for Tina Turner. She later returned to the show as the alternate Tina, performing the role at least three shows a week.

In 2021, Tsemaye joined the West End cast of Six as Katherine Howard. During her reign, Tsemaye received rave reviews and performed at the Jubilee. 

Tsemaye recently made her screen debut in the feature film Pretty Red Dress

In this episode, Tsemaye discusses her journey to theatre via medical school, how she conquered the role of Tina, all things Six and lots more!

Follow Tsemaye on Instagram: @thisistsemaye

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins. 

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