Ola The Comedian

Comedian Profile

Just in his twenties, Ola was selected to represent the UK in the Montreux Comedy Festival’s gala showcasing the best comedy talent from around the world. Ola has already appeared on Comedy Central, ITV4 and MTV Base; he writes for BBCR4’s The Now Show, The News Quiz and Can’t Tell Nathan Caton Nothing where he also plays various roles. He is now a regular member of The Comedy Store’s Cutting Edge team, and performs stand up all over the UK, and internationally including Europe, the US and Dubai. Young, driven and hugely talented, Ola is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor with natural originality and enviable stage presence.

Selected for ITV’s Stand Up Hero, Ola is renowned for his intelligent, edgy humour. As an anchor member of the The Jason Lewis Experience, both as writer and actor, Ola appeared on MTV Base and since then he co-wrote and starred in London Live’s Sniggers With Attitude. Ola has two dvds – his first solo 1-man special, “21” and “Ola, The Comedian and His Future Wife” – his 5 Star Edinburgh show from 2015. Stage work includes The Lion and the Jewel by Nobel prize winner, Wole Soyinka.

“a vibrant, likeable performer who refreshingly encapsulates a young, urban spirit”, Chortle