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Islah Abdur-Rahman

Actor, Filmmaker, Presenter, thecornershopnetwork



An award winning Actor, Filmmaker & former BBC Radio presenter who started his career on YouTube before hitting the big screens. Islah successfully produced and directed three popular comedy series 'Mandem On The Wall’, 'Corner Shop' & ‘The Halalians’ transitioning onto both Television & screening in Cinema. As well as his latest work writing and directing a short film called ‘If Only’. Produced by Tower Hamlets council and a charity called ‘Streets of Growth’ to workshop with vulnerable young people getting them out of street crime and into the creative arts.

His acting career has taken him to star in well known productions such as 'Men In Black: International', BBC's 'Man Like Mobeen’, 'Make Me Famous’, ‘Alma’s Not Normal’ and ’Mood’. Islah's versatility graced the biggest stages around the UK in various theatre productions including 'The Great Muslim Pantomime'.

He launched his online entertainment platform ‘The Corner Shop Network’, after the success of the ‘Corner Shop’ series, to champion positive ethnic representation in the entertainment industry. Giving new talent a chance to shine on the platform and create more opportunities for them in their careers.

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