Landi Oshinowo

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.

 

Education:

Oshinowo attended the Greenwich University at West Kent College, Tonbridge, graduating in 1994 with a 1st Year HND Business & Finance with French & Spanish.

Theatre:

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.

Film:

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.

Music:

She was in the Original Cast Recordings of Nick Skillbeck’s Sister Act (Stage Entertainment UK) and Tori Amos’ The Light Princess (National Theatre).