Michael Akadiri

Komedia New Comedian of the Year 2020

Michael Akadiri is a fast rising, multi-award winning comedian. His natural charm and cheeky, observational style has already seen him make an impact on the UK comedy scene, most recently winning the Komedia New Comedian of the Year award.

Michael performs at the top comedy clubs in the country including the Comedy Store, Glee Club and Up The Creek. He has also already performed at high profile events for Apple UK and Newton Europe.

His radio credits include the breakfast show panel on Times Radio, hosting on BBC Radio Kent, and stand-up on Union Jack Radio. Recently, Michael has written and performed sketch collaborations with LadBible UK.

As well as performing comedy, Michael works as a junior doctor in the NHS and he’ll begin surgical training in London this autumn.

“A sharp-witted everyman… charismatic and in effortless control.”


“Expect to be laughing regularly at him in the future.”

Evening Standard
  • Winner laurelKomedia New Comedian of the Year 2020
  • Winner laurelSouth East New Comedian of the Year 2019
  • Finalist laurelAmused Moose National New Comedian Award 2019
  • Finalist laurelLeicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2019
  • Michael, thank you so so much for your performance on NHS London this evening. Me and my partner are watching it again and it's fab! Truly thank you so much.Stacey Emma, NHS London Well-being Manager

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