11 Questions with the cast of The Trial – Charlie Folorunsho

Charlie Folorunsho (right) in The Trial at the Young Vic. Photo by Keith Pattison.

Charlie Folorunsho (right) in The Trial at the Young Vic. Photo by Keith Pattison.

Charlie Folorunsho is currently playing a Bank Clerk and a Defendant in The Trial at the Young Vic. Here are his answers to our 11 Questions…

Can you describe your character in The Trial in three words?
Ambitious. Rigorous. Pedantic.

What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?
And the snake sheds its skin. An African pop-meets-opera version of a very old story.

What is your favourite midnight snack?
Houmous on toast.

What is your favourite word?
Integrity.

What are you most passionate about?
Injustice.

If days were 28 hours long, what would you do with the 4 extra hours?
1 hour – sleep. 1 hour – TV. 2 hours – with friends.

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Big popping material.

Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
Raasay, Scotland.

What is your favourite song?
From the Love Side by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters.

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
1950s London for the birth of an exciting society.

If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
To teleport anyone I’m in a room with somewhere else. For example, if you and I were in a room together we could go to Glastonbury in an instant.

The Trial runs at the YV until 22 Aug. Book now: www.youngvic.org/whats-on/the-trial

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