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Bolu Babalola


Bolu worked at BBC Comedy for 3 years as a writer’s assistant on sketch shows such as The Javone Prince Show and The Tracey Ullman Show, before discovering and pitching the webseries Ackee & Saltfish to BBC Comedy, becoming Assistant Producer on the well-received pilot. Her short story Netflix & Chill was shortlisted for the 2016 Guardian B4ME Short Story prize to critical acclaim, and she is currently writing her debut novel.

Bolu is one of five writers taking part in Hat Trick’s new writing scheme, ‘Your Voice Your Story’, developing an original idea for television.