Toju (Comedy’s Man of Steel) has been doing comedy for 20 years, starting in 1994 when he was signed to an agency called Street Cred through which he gigged and toured extensively.
He’s played Jongleurs, The Comedy Store, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Scotland, Egypt, America, Amsterdam etc. Amongst his comedic influences he includes Eddie Murphy, Bill Hicks, Bill Burr, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans, Richard Pryor, Woody Allen, The Marx Brothers, Robin Williams and Joe Rogan.
Toju has appeared on numerous TV shows – The Real McCoy (BBC2, 1994), The AForce (BBC2, 1996), Get Up Stand Up (Channel 4, 1997), Nights out at The Empire (Channel 4, 1997), Malai Monologues (BBC2, 2004), The Standup Show (BBC2, 1999), Toju the Pilot (BBC3, 2004), Balls of Steel, Militant Black Guy (C4, 2005-2007). His comedic style is energetic, fastpaced, high octane – Basically it’s the Bourne Identity, but with jokes.