Comedian Robert Webb has won Let’s Dance for Comic Relief after receiving the most votes from the viewers.

The funnyman – one half of the Mitchell and Webb duo – scooped the series title with his recreation of the main routine from the 80s classic Flashdance, which saw him don a curly wig and leotard.

Webb had been the bookies favourite to take the title.

He was one of six acts taking part in the show, which saw celebrities recreating famous dance routines from films and theatre in aid of Comic Relief.

Comedians Paddy McGuinness and Keith Lemon were runners-up with their reworking of I’ve Had The Time Of My Life from Dirty Dancing.

The other performers in the final were TV presenters Dick and Dom, comedienne Jo Brand, athletes Denise Lewis and Martin Offiah, and Lisa Maxwell and Patrick Robinson from The Bill.

Webb said he felt “fantastic” to have been crowned series champion.

“It’s been marvellous,” he said, “it’s been like falling in love with myself all over again.”

“I’d like to thank all the viewers who voted for me and my fellow performers who have put on a great show. Hopefully we’ve raised a great deal of wonga for Comic Relief.”

Co-presenter Steve Jones revealed that the series had raised over £300,000 for the charity through phone votes.