Lateef is an an extremely gifted entertainer, who made his show business debut as a witty 12 year old on ITV’s famous morning gameshow “Mousetrap”. After that experience on the big screen he has never looked back. Not many performers can boast of having exceptional skills in all the main areas of the performing arts, lateef has these multi-faceted skills in abundance!
As an Actor he has trained at the legendary Young Actors Theatre ( formerly Anna Scher Theatre) and has had a short spell at the newly established Identity School Of Acting at London’s Arcola Theatre, playing the part of jazz singer Lenny Venice to rave reviews in their cutting edge production “Singing me to sleep”
Prior to this he had completed both a Btec 1st and National Diploma In Performing Arts as well as going on to complete a BA Honours Degree in Media And Cultural Studies at North London’s Middlesex University. Lateef also has tremendous comedic talent and is one of the most unique and distinctive acts on the comedy circuit, and vastly gaining the reputation of becoming a force to to reckoned with, both on the Black, Mainstream, and International comedy circuits. In 2007 lateef played to sold out shows at the Oude Luxor Theatre in Rotterdam and the Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam when he toured Holland and has featured in many of the UK’s top comedy clubs and venues. In addition to this Lateef also recently made his Comedy debut in Sweden playing Stockholm’s famous Big Ben Comedy Club, and took New York by storm when he performed at the legendary Comedy Clubs The Comic Strip, Times Square Comedy Club, and The Comedy Celler in Greenwich Village.
His skillful blending of Stand-up and impressions has also been showcased on ITV’s Young, Gifted, and Broke, and also on national comedy search “take the mike”. As well as acting and comedy lateef has also trained as a TV presenter with the media group “So Fresh Productions”.