Becoming Abi – Episode 1 – Am I Ready? – Recap & Review
Director: Bolu Essien, Terrel Ejem
Cast: Bolu Essien, Juliana Olayode, Seun Ajayi, Biodun Stephen, Stan Nze, Ifeanyi Kalu, Opeyemi Akintunde
Creative Lens Group employees dive back into their workstations when Abi arrives in the office. With a mix of fear, expectation and reality being seen by their boss. This is Abi’s journey to becoming one of the household names in the marketing industry.
This takes us right back to her first interview for the role, meeting the important people going forward, Joyce and Mike. It doesn’t take Abi long to make a new friend in Joyce and learn the boss is over-demanding, as she learns to navigate the office.
When things change suddenly in the office, Abi is thrown into the deep end, replacing her current boss with a massive presentation. One she nails creating massive celebration throughout the office. This impresses the real department head Grace, landing a bonus and promises of a bright future.
What to Expect Next Episode?
Abi now enjoying her work, where can this take us in the future?
Will she get bigger opportunities?
Is Israel going to become a bigger part of Abi’s life?
Star of the Episode
Abi (Bolu Essien) – It is the most important episode of a show, the first, the one that makes us want to learn more about our leading character. This first episode does this with ease and Abi is the most important part of the early steps.
Final Thoughts: Are You Ready? Is a great start to the series, giving us an introduction that shows the high-pressure role that Abi has taken. It has established characters that we want to see more from and the journey to show how far we might go.