Comic Jim Davidson is hot favourite to win the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother, which finishes tonight.

Davidson, who described himself in his pre-show video as a ‘dirty stand up comedian’, is well ahead of the other five surviving contestants according to bookmakers.

William Hill have made him the 2-9 favourite to win with former N-Dubz singer Dappy his closest competition at 11-2. The other remaining housemates are former Made in Chelsea star Ollie Locke, Luissa Zissman from The Apprentice, The Only Way is Essex star Sam Faiers and glamour model Casey Batchelor.

The show, hosted by Emma Willis, has been a ratings hit for Channel 5, regularly pulling in audiences of more than 2 million.

Evicted housemates include Blue singer Lee Ryan, American actress Jasmine Waltz and showbusiness veteran Lionel Blair.