Hammed Animashaun

Hammed was in the Youth Theatre at Half Moon. He is now an actor with credits at the Bridge Theatre (where he won the Best Supporting Actor at the WhatsOnStage Awards for his role as Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Lyric Hammersmith, National Theatre and Manchester Royal Exchange to his name.

In March 2024 he was nominated for Best Male Performance in a Comedy at the Bafta TV Awards 2024, for his role in BBC One comedy series Black Ops.


Hammed Animashaun is an actor who was a member of Half Moon Youth Theatre in the 2000s. He explains his route to becoming a professional actor and why he always says he was ‘trained at Half Moon’. Interviewed by Beccy Allen.