About

Actor and

Playwright

BBC Radio 1Xtra commission to adapt Quarter Life Crisis for Radio

Underbelly Untapped Award recipient 2017

Social Ambassandor for Today Tix

Artist to Watch 2017 British Council

Yolanda Mercy is a London based Actor and Playwright who works nationally and internationally. Over the past 2 years she has worked on projects in 8 countries and across 3 continents.

Trained at the Brit School, Laban and Central School of Speech and Drama. She was named Artist to Watch 2017 by the British Council, part of the BBC Writersroom and her writing has featured in Huffington Post. Yolanda is a Published author with Oberon Books. Recently she was invited to curate an event for Somerset House. Her ★★★★★ productions have been described as "relatable, funny and very honest". Comedy, spoken word, music and audience participation are the key ingredients that make up her unforgettable shows.

Yolanda's attributtes has resulted in national and international interviews on platforms such as BBC Radio 4 Loose Ends, CNN, BBC Breakfast News and Today Tix. In addition she has also featured on and chaired numerous panel discussions.

Varied commissions and support include: