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BABAHOOD TOUR 2023

About

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STAR OF CELEBRITY GOGGLEBOX

WINNER BEST NEWCOMER BLACK ENTERTAINMENT COMEDY AWARDS

Babatunde Aléshé is an award winning comedian, writer, actor and podcaster.

A firm TV favourite, Baba has appeared shows including Guessable (Comedy Central), House of Games (BBC), The Sorry I Didn’t Know (ITV), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains (Comedy Central), Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave) as well as a cast regular in the BAFTA nominated Celebrity Gogglebox (C4)

In addition to his success in comedy, Babatunde has authored provocative factual content drawing on his own powerful story of growing up poor in inner city London (Trap Town, London Live). An experienced actor, he has appeared in an extensive list of TV shows including Waking the Dead and films including Pelican Blood and The Naked Poet, alongside cutting-edge theatre such as Iya Ilé (Soho Theatre) and Requiem for Tomorrow (Shaw Theatre).

In 2022 Babatunde’s Mission Imagination podcast series won a prestigious ARIAS Award.

He is also featured in the cast of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here for ITV this year. 

TV INCLUDES:

Sorry I Didn’t Know ((ITV)
Sunday Brunch (C4)
Celebrity Gogglebox (C4)
Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan (C4)
Guessable (Comedy Central)
The Weakest Link (BBC)
Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains (Comedy Central)

Comedians giving Lectures (DAVE)
Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (DAVE)
The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2)
Jonathan Ross Stand Up Club (ITV1)
Don’t Hate the Playaz (ITV2)
Black, British and Funny (C4)
Black British Takeover (C4)

PODCASTS INCLUDE:
Mission Imagination (Puffin)
Throwback Throwdown (BBC Sounds)

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