Bolu worked at BBC Comedy for 3 years as a writer’s assistant on sketch shows such as The Javone Prince Show and 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 working on her debut novel, as well as a series of short stories which rework love stories and myths for a modern audience: https://www.
She was one of the winners of Hat Trick’s new writing prize last year, and she is writing a pilot for a new idea for Tiger Aspect, and developing multiple ideas for tv and film with various producers.
- DateProduction (role)CompanyProject details
- Date: 2019Production (role): JUICECompany: Tiger AspectProject details: Pilot comission
- DatePublication (role)CompanyProject details
- Date: 2019Production (role): LOVE IN COLOURCompany: HeadlineProject details: https://www.thebookseller.com/news/headline-lands-babalola-debut-retelling-love-stories-mythology-1033616