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Jo Hole Associates

Agent: Jo Hole Associates
General enquiries: 07921 831251 / [email protected]

Tiran is a London born and bred actor with ability with accents and dialects and often cast in Israeli, Middle Eastern and Asian roles.

Recently seen in the West End transfer from the Young Vic of Stephen Daldry’s THE JUNGLE at the Playhouse Theatre, Tiran’s stage work also includes a charismatic leading performance in BURKAS AND BACON BUTTIES (Vault Festival), I WAS LOOKING AT THE CEILING (Southwark Playhouse) and TIME’S UP at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

On TV he has guested in both EASTENDERS and CASUALTY and gave a transformative performance in a drama reconstruction for PANORAMA.

Tiran is presently playing in THE KITE RUNNER on UK No 1 tour.

Languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew
Nationality: British
Bases: London

“Tiran Aakel deserves special mention for his ability to switch effortlessly between such roles as the Kurdish fighter who trains Medea, and Jason’s demanding Iraqi father, who insists that his son follow the customs of his tribe.”

-THE SPY IN THE STALLS on BLUEPRINT MEDEA (Finborough Theatre)
Featured Credits
Ali/Farid in THE KITE RUNNER
Giles Croft/No 1 tour
Hassan/Rupert/Photios in PAPADOPOULOS THE MUSICAL
Tania Azevedo/The Other Palace
Sahir/Bakhtiah in BLUEPRINT MEDEA
Julia Pascal/Finborough Theatre
Yousiff in THE JUNGLE
Stephen Daldry/Playhouse Theatre (West End)/Sonia Friedman Productions
Ashraf in BURKAS AND BACON BUTTIES
Sarah Henley + Sarah Butcher/Vault Festival/Tara Finney Productions
Dr Patel in TIME'S UP
Ray Cooney/Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
Rick in I WAS LOOKING AT THE CEILING
Caroline Sharman/Southwark Playhouse
Mr Roche in EASTENDERS
Mark Sendell/BBC
Mr Adjani in CASUALTY
Declan O'Dwyer/BBC
Matcham in SHERLOCK HOLMES (HIS LAST BOY)
Enyd Williams/BBC R4