11 Questions with the cast of Measure for Measure – Hammed Animashaun

Young Vic production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE by William Shakespeare directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins

Hammed Animashaun (left) in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. Photo by Keith Pattison.

Hammed Animashaun is currently playing Provost in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. Here are his answers to our 11 Questions…

Can you describe your character in Measure for Measure in three words?
Tries his best.

What are you usually doing 10 minutes before the show begins?
Dancing! Or playing games on my phone.

What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?
One Man, Two Guvnors starring Tom Edden who is in the show. HA!

What is your favourite word?
Shambles!

What are you most passionate about?
Power Rangers.

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Power Ranger memorabilia!

Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
Berlin!

Favourite city and why?
Chicago because it feels like home.

What is your favourite song?
Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
1920s New York because of the fashion.

If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
Teleportation. I’d never have to pay for a plane ticket or train tickets or bus pass ever again!

Measure for Measure runs at the YV until 14 Nov. Book tickets and find out more on our website.

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