Michael Odewale

BEST NEWCOMER NOMINEE | EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARDS 2019
 
BEST NEW SHOW WINNER | LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL 2019
 
THE PLEASANCE COMEDY RESERVE 2018
BBC NEW TALENT HOT LIST 2017
BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD 2016
CHORTLE STUDENT COMEDY AWARD 2016

An exceptionally smart young man with something to say, Michael Odewale’s stand up covers everything from politics to pigeons. He began performing in 2014 while at university and was a finalist in both the Chortle Student Comedy Award and the BBC New Comedy Award.

A fresh new voice known for delivering sharp, slick and beautifully executed content, Odewale is taking the comedy world by storm and has already performed at UK’s most famous venues, written for BBC Radio 4 and performed on Chris Ramsay’s Stand Up Central for Comedy Central.

His debut show Black Bears Matter achieved critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, securing him a nomination for Best Newcomer.