Biog & Press

Funmbi Omotayo’s friendly, instantly likeable style won him the award for Best Newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards. He has since gone on to win the prestigious Leicester Square New Act of the Year competition in 2012; shortly after becoming joint winner of Amused Moose’s Laugh Off Competition in the same year. Gently paced stories and anecdotes are delivered warmly and confidently from this relative newcomer. Funmbi is creating a huge storm on the comedy circuit with tales of living in Hackney, his Nigerian roots and his hilarious day to day observations.

A charming young comic…he’s got the jokes to back up his charm. Soon, he could be playing to thousands
Time Out

Plenty of original insights and honest home-truths to enjoy
Chortle

A classy young stand-up and, a headliner in the making
London is funny

Awards include:

Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year, Winner 2012
Amused Moose Laugh-Off, Winner 2012
Laughing Horse New Act Of The Year, Finalist 2012
Black Entertainment Comedy Awards, Best Newcomer 2004

Television Credits include:

Tramadol Nights, Channel 4
TNT Show, Channel 4
Kojo’s Comedy Funhouse, MTV
Talk Of The Terrace, ESPN