Comedy profile: Funmbi Omotayo

Read our comedy profile of Funmbi Omotayo plus find out when he's on tour in London

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WHO? A charming young comic who just beat 13 other acts to win the Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year competition.

WHAT? His friendly, unthreatening style makes him instantly likeable, but he’s got the jokes to back up his charm.

WHY? He’s already been snapped up by John Bishop and Jason Manford’s agency and is getting high-profile gigs – soon he could be playing to thousands.

WHEN? Have a look at Funmbi's gig list here.

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