Akin Omobitian

“An expert example of compelling storytelling.” – Steve Bennett, Chortle

“Smooth, stylish, original. Akin is the real deal.” – Mike O’Brien, Laughing Stock Productions

Based in London, born in Nigeria, Akin Omobitan is a stand-up comedian, host and podcaster. His comedy is dark and playful. Wrong-footing audiences for sport, Akin blends shadowy storytelling with murky punchlines to walk you through his life’s grey areas.

2017 was a great year for Akin Omobitan, seeing him win the Max Turner Prize, perform as a finalist in the Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year and the semifinal of
So You Think You’re Funny?