Recording of ‘The Village Headmaster’ Begins


Tosin Clegg

Weeks after Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), and Wale Adenuga Productions (WAP) announced their ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic The Village Headmaster TV drama series, cast and crew have now started the recording of the first season of the programme. The recording, which commenced on 9th November 2020, is currently taking place at several locations across Lagos State, and is scheduled to end before the Christmas holidays, in order for post-production to commence.

Directed by the multiple-award-winning Patience OghreImobhio, the programme stars some of the original cast, including Dejumo Lewis (Kabiyesi), Ibidun Allison (Amebo), Dan Imoudu (Chief Dagbolu), Dele Osawe (Teacher Fadele), Melvin Obriago (Teacher Oghene), Kate Adepegba (Folake), and Lara Akinsola (Doyin); as well as a diverse list of superstars, including Chris Iheuwa, Mr. Latin, Rachael Oniga, Funky Mallam, Jide Kosoko, Omo Ibadan, Okele, Fathia Balogun, Rycardo Agbor,Yemi Shodimu, Binta Ayo Mogaji, Jide Alabi, Christy Imanlehin, Yemi Remi, Monica Friday, Deborah Anugwa, AjobieweJr., Jumoke Olabisi, Ronke Oshodi Oke, Eric Obinna, and others.

The Village Headmaster drama series would start airing across Nigeria, and several parts of Africa, in April 2021.