Victor Romero Evans
@ the Indigo 02
23 September 2011 - 27 October 2012
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Romero Evans was born in the beautiful island of St. Lucia, home
of the Pitons in the eastern coastal village of Micoud. He was brought
up by my grandmother until he was 9 years old, at which point his
parents, who had settled in London England, sent for him to join
them in the UK.
Romero Evans has been in the entertainment industry for over 25
years with experience on stage, screen, television and radio, as
an actor singer, songwriter, dancer and choreography.
In 1978, he made his acting debut in the film The Class of Miss
McMichael along side Glenda Jackson. Other film credits include
leading roles in cult films such as Babylon, Burning an Illusion,
The Book Liberator and Steven Segal’s Marked for Death.
His television credits include a weekly slot on Channel 4’s
black magazine program Black on Black playing the popular satirical
character Moves back in the 1970’s. Romero Evans also played
the character of Bellamy in LWT’s cult sitcom No Problem in
the 1980’s, which was created by the Black Theatre Co-operative,
of which he was a founder member. Throughout the 1980’s he
performed and toured many of the Black Theatre Co-operatives stage
plays, including Welcome Come Jacko, Mama Dragon, One Rule, Redemption
Song and Trinity to name but a few. His recording career began in
1977 and in 1980 recording and releasing the smash hit single “At
The Club,” followed by a string of other reggae hits.
In 1999/2000, Romero Evans featured in a series of Japp (UK version
of a Mars Bar) commercials in Hungary, where he was presented with
an award for the funniest commercial for 2000.
In 2006, Romero Evans performed in the first British Black Musical
to hit the West End, London, The Big Life at the Apollo Theatre.
He is currently performing in the stage musical The Harder They
Come at the Playhouse Theatre, London.