Joivan Wade plays Jacob over two episodes in BBC’s Casualty. Catch up on Saturday’s episode using the BBC’s iPlayer here.
Set at Holby General’s Emergency Department, Casualty is one of the longest running medical drama series in the world and has been on our screens since 1986. Based in the fictional county of Wyvern, the series follows the ups and downs of medical staff in their personal and professional lives.Overview
Joivan Wade trained at Brit School, and was a member of The National Youth Theatre.
He's co writer and star of the critically acclaimed online comedy series Mandem on The Wall, and is a series regular in two series of E4's Youngers.
He can also be seen in Big School for BBC One alongside David Walliams and Catherine Tate, and also features in BBC programmes, The Interceptor, Pompidou and the television pilot of Rudy's Rare Records. He starred as Rigsy in recent Series 8 of Doctor Who to massive critical acclaim and will return for Series 9. Joivan then joined the cast of Eastenders as Jordan Johnson.
On stage, Joivan starred in the stage adaptation of Rudy's Rare Records opposite Lenny Henry at Hackney Empire. He later performed in Mandem On The Wall Live at Hackney Empire, co-written by Percelle Ascott, Dee Kartier and himself.
Joivan is set to star in the 4th instalment of The Purge franchise, which is due to hit cinemas in July 2018.
Joivan is co represented with Atlas Artists in LA.About Sainou
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