Landi Oshinowo is a London-based stage and screen performer. A skilled actress and singer, she is currently playing Mrs Phelps in Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre, West End.
Oshinowo attended the Greenwich University at West Kent College, Tonbridge, graduating in 1994 with a 1st Year HND Business & Finance with French & Spanish.
Acid Queen in the UK tour of Tommy; Nala/Rafiki in The Legend of Lion King (Euro Disney); Etta James in Sweet Soul Music in its UK tour; Gladys K/Martha R in the UK tour of Dancing in the Streets; Gospel Singer in Blue Brothers at the Tivoli Theatre; Understudy Deloris in Sister Act at the London Palladium; Ugly Duckling/Dragn in Shrek the Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane; Poopsie in The Pajama Game at the Chichester Festival Theatre; Understudy Sargent/Ensemble in The Light Princess at the National Theatre; Miss Sherman in the UK tour of Fame; Joyce Heath in the UK tour of Barnum; The Empress of China in Aladdin at the Birmingham Hippodrome; Heather Jones in I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking it On the Road (Jermyn Street); Hattie in Kiss Me, Kate at the Welsh National Opera; Jenny Hill/The Witch in Big Fish at The Other Palace; Widow Zuma in A Little Princess at the Royal Festival Hall; The Empress of China in Aladdin at the Orchard Theatre; Nell in Ain’t Misbehaving’ at Southwark Playhouse/Mercury Colchester); Jarene in The Color Purple at the Leicester Curve/Birmingham Hippodrome.
Oshinowo has worked in feature films like Secret Laughter of Women (Handmade Films, 1998-99), and Newton Aduaka’s Rage (Granite Filmworks, 1999) where she played the role of Shona.
She was in the Original Cast Recordings of Nick Skillbeck’s Sister Act (Stage Entertainment UK) and Tori Amos’ The Light Princess (National Theatre).