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Host of Broadcast and RTS award winning Channel 4 series The Last Leg, Adam Hills is one of the most popular comedians in the UK. With 16 solo shows that have toured internationally, his combination of positive, uplifting comedy and rampant spontaneity has seen him receive a swag of awards, glowing reviews, and a legion of fans around the planet.
Alan’s unique style of humour and effortless stage presence has made him one of Britain’s most successful and treasured comedians. With 16 series of Channel 4’s Chatty Man under his belt, Alan has won a multitude of awards including an NTA and a BAFTA.
Alan will be back on your screens as host of ITV's Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow, which sees five of the nation's all-time favourite game shows return, supersized for a brand-new audience. He can be heard on the airwaves on BBC Radio 2 every Saturday morning.
Following an eight-year stint as co-editor and cartoonist for Viz comics, Alex moved into writing children’s TV comedy.
His credits include the Best Children’s Comedy BAFTA-winning Class Dismissed (CBBC), as well as Mr Bean: The Animated Series (Tiger Aspect), and Danger Mouse (CBBC) - while also working as lead writer on the Danger Mouse comic. He wrote for the CBBC hit Dennis and Gnasher: Unleashed, the Johnny Vegas animation The Rubbish World of Dave Spud (Illuminated/CITV), DNN (CBBC), School of Roars (Dot to Dot/CBBC) and Nickelodeon’s Nella the Princess Knight (Brown Bag Films/Nickelodeon). He is also currently writing for Frog Box, Jam Media and Blue Zoo on projects in development.
He still knocks out comics for Viz, 20 years later.
Internationally renowned magician, comedian and actor, Ali Cook has been making waves across all three disciplines in recent years. He has written and starred in seven British television series including Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Dirty Tricks and Monkey Magic. His debut Edinburgh show, Pieces of Strange, was in the top two percent of best-reviewed shows according to The British Comedy Guide.
Ali has recently starred in The Anomaly (directed by Noel Clarke), sci-fi thriller The Call Up and the BAFTA-nominated feature Kajaki. Ali has recently completed a sell-out UK tour of Principles and Deceptions and will return with a new show in 2021.
Andrew’s storytelling abilities and cheeky, friendly demeanour makes him a natural observational stand-up and one of the most in-demand acts on the UK comedy circuit. He has performed stand-up on Russell Howard’s Good News, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, Comedy Central at The Comedy Store, and Funny Rotten Scoundrels. Andrew also makes regular appearances on TV3’s The Six O’Clock Show and more recently BBC One NI’s The Blame Game and contributor on The Line Out for Virgin Media TV.
Andrew is a prolific contributor to talkSPORT and has made numerous appearances as a team captain on their football show Gloryhunters. A keen golfer, Andrew has a dedicated YouTube Channel that covers his golfing exploits.
Best known for his role on the hit show Mock The Week, Andy started his career writing for Weekending and Smith and Jones. He went on to become one of the main writers on the groundbreaking Spitting Image. Andy has performed on numerous radio and TV shows including Live at the Apollo, QI, The Stand-Up Show, The Comedy Store and They Think It’s All Over to name a few. Andy’s also has a highly acclaimed political podcast, Slacktivist Action Group, recorded monthly at London’s Soho Theatre.
He has released four live DVD’s ‘Britiain’s Got Idiots’ (2009), ‘Gruntled Live’ (2011), ‘Slacktivist Live’ (2013), ‘Live and Unleashed but Naturally Cautious’ (2015).
Andy will be touring his new show Healing The Nation around the UK in 2020 and 2021.
Andy Robinson is a Birmingham based stand up. he hosts his own night in at the famous Birmingham Glee Club, Comedy Carousel, that regularly wins Best Night at the Midlands Comedy Awards and Best Club Night in the Midlands in the 2015 Chortle Awards. He has also worked as a warm-up artist for shows such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Shooting Stars, Later with Jools Holland, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross as well as dozens of others.
Andy has been the support act for Sean Lock, Rich Hall and Paddy McGuiness. He is also known as comedy legend Jo Brand’s regular support act and has worked with her for the past 15 years.
After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes took the plunge and embarked on her life-long dream to be a comedian. Within just a couple of years she had won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011, and has now gone on to star in Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo, and Hypothetical.
As well as becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4 having featured on The Now Show and The News Quiz, Angela took on the role of host on BBC Radio 4 Extra's Newsjack in 2017, and The News Quiz in 2019.
Charlie Baker's versatile talents as a stand-up comedian, actor, and highly acclaimed jazz-singer have seen him earn a reputation as 'a superior take on the modern showman' (The Guardian). Baker has exercised his comedy chops on shows The Last Leg, Harry Hill's Tea Time, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, The Great British Bake-Off: An Extra Slice, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, The Dog Ate My Homework and Channel 4's Comedy Gala.
Charlie Baker can also be seen in Four Weddings and a Funeral, Back, The IT Crowd and Miranda. As a talented actor, he has also starred in Vexed, Eastenders, Doctor Who and feature film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
An avid sports fan, Charlie can be heard on BBC 5Live's Fighting Talk and covering on Talksport's Hawkesbee & Jacobs Show.
Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is a rising star of Scottish stand-up.
Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is also a writer, with pieces appearing in The Skinny, The National and Glasgow Times. In 2019 he made his debut as an author when his first short story was published by Speculative Books.
Stand-up comedian and television presenter Dara Ó Briain is best known in the UK for hosting Mock the Week, Blockbusters, Robot Wars, Stargazing Live, Dara and Ed's Great Big Adventure, and Dara Ó Briain’s Go 8Bit.
Dara has also released five best-selling DVD’s with Universal Pictures.
Deirdre O’Kane is an award-winning Irish comedian, actress and presenter. She has been the voice of the hugely successful Gogglebox in Ireland since it started in 2016.
Deirdre is well known for her numerous acting roles both on stage and screen. Her leading role of Debra Moone in the award-winning Chris O’Dowd series Moone Boy on Sky One has earned her an IFTA nomination, and her performance of the title role Christina Noble in Noble won her a Best Actress IFTA in 2015.
Native New Yorker, Des Bishop moved from Queens to Ireland in his mid-teens in 1990 and has since carved out a highly successful career as one of the most in-demand comics on Irish television. He is well known for his humorous and insightful entertainment documentaries made for the Irish broadcaster RTÉ, and the acclaimed six-part series Des Bishop: Breaking China. For this series, he spent over a year in China learning Mandarin in order to perform stand-up comedy to Chinese audiences. His live stand-up show Made In China, based on his experiences there had a sell-out run at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival and London’s Soho Theatre.
Elliot Steel is a must-see comic name to watch out for. His hilarious and honest routines are gritty real-life tales of growing up on a South London council estate – all delivered in his refreshingly individual style with a confidence and stage presence beyond his years.
Described by Jay Leno as 'the best joke writer in America' and considered by many as one of the funniest people on the planet, Emo Philips has performed over 6000 times throughout the English speaking world.
Since starting out at the age of 20 in Chicago in 1976, Emo has had award-winning comedy albums, several cable specials (including an hour-long one on HBO), and many appearances on network television, in both America and the UK. He has appeared in films, but his first love - stand-up - remains his true one.
Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan best known as Foil, Arms & Hog are the comedic sketch group founded in 2008 whilst studying architecture, engineering and genetics at University College Dublin.
Their YouTube videos have garnered more than 82 million views and the group’s Facebook content regularly draws tens of millions of views.
George Lewis is a stand-up comedian from Stockport. George has written for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, Hypothetical, BBC Radio 4, and has a weekly football column in The Times.
Early in his career, he had successes in several new act competitions, winning the prestigious Amused Moose National New Comic Award, as well as Nando's New Comedian of the Year, The Brighton Squawker Award, the Comedy Cafe New Act Award and the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of the Year. In 2016 he was a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist.
As a presenter, George was named as the new host of Top Gear Extra Gear in 2017.
Award winning stand-up, comic writer and cartoonist, Henry Paker is one of the most sought after comic brains in the UK. Described by The Guardian as ‘one of the funniest men on the planet’, Henry has gone on to star in BBC Three’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, Russell Howard’s Good News and Comedy Central at The Comedy Store. He also recently appeared in the BBC sitcom Josh alongside Josh Widdicombe. Henry also writes, and stars in, BBC Radio 4’s critically acclaimed sketch show Small Scenes.
As one of the most in demand writers in the industry, Henry has contributed to numerous shows including Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Royal Variety Performance, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Ultimate Worrier, Comic Relief, Top Gear, Play to the Whistle and Virtually Famous.
Apologetic Eton and Oxford alumnus Ivo started stand-up in 2009 at the age of 18 and eight months and later became the youngest ever winner of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny award for new acts at the Edinburgh Fringe. He has become a regular fixture in the clubs and theatres of the UK circuit, with a gauche charm and crafty, self-aware wit which has proved a hit with audiences of all ages, and led to appearances on multiple TV and radio shows including Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Live From The BBC and Comedy Central At The Comedy Store. He is a regular writer on Fighting Talk and The Last Leg as well as several others.
His four solo stand-up shows have enjoyed sell-out runs at Edinburgh and London’s Soho Theatre.
Jake Lambert fell into a career as a stand up after gaining a following on Twitter under the pseudonym @LittleLostLad and deciding to put down his iPhone and pick up a microphone.
Now, with two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival and a deluge of fantastic reviews, Jake is quickly making a name for himself, his combination of one-liners, short stories and strange thoughts has seen him perform on Comedy Central's Live From The Comedy Store and ITV2's Stand Up Sketch Show. He has also been incredibly busy doing tour support for his comedy peers including Seann Walsh, Kerry Godliman, Tom Allen, Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan.
Jessica is one of the UK’s most sought-after comedy talents. She created, wrote, produced and starred in four series of her hit comedy show Drifters which was the highest rated sitcom on E4, repeated on Channel 4 and described by The Guardian as ‘essential viewing’. The second series earned Knappett a nomination for an RTS award for Best Comedy Writer and a Broadcast award.
As an actress she has starred in a number of films including The Inbetweeners Movie and Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa.
Jessica’s natural comic sensibility has seen her feature in a score of TV entertainment shows, such as Taskmaster, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Cats Does Countdown, The Last Leg, Drunk History, Travel Man: 48 Hours In…, Hypothetical, The Russell Howard Hour, Judge Romesh and Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled to name a few!
As a writer, she is currently co-exec producer on an upcoming series for HBO and developing a raft of new pilots for the UK and US. She has written for The Independent, Glamour, The Guardian, Shortlist and NME.
There is no end to her talents: she can also do a faultless impression of an air horn.
For Scripted Drama please contact Alec Drysdale at Independent Talent.
Long established as one of the UK’s best comics, Jo Brand has numerous TV appearances, acting and writing credits to her name.
Jo was the star and writer of Getting On, the BBC’s BAFTA award winning series set on a hospital’s geriatric ward, which was partly inspired by her earlier career in nursing. She also co-wrote and starred two series of the sitcom Damned for Channel 4, which is about social workers.
Other television credits include: Hosting Have I Got News For You, QI, Would I Lie To You, Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
Jo has also written several highly acclaimed best-selling books Can’t Stand Up For Sitting Down, Look Back In Hunger and The More You Ignore Me. The More You Ignore Me has been made into a feature film and is due for release this July.
Described by the Sunday Times as a 'truly gifted stand-up', Joanne has been taking Ireland's comedy scene by storm with sell out tours, hilarious chat show appearances, newspaper articles and a hit documentary all under her belt. Now firmly on the UK comedy circuit, she’s enjoyed sell out Edinburgh runs with her stand up shows Wine Tamer and The Prosecco Express. She toured Ireland with both shows, and sold-out her Soho Theatre run.
Joanne created, wrote and presented the funny and insightful documentary Baby Hater which was broadcast in Ireland for TV3 and has been sold to 12 countries. Her first one woman show Bite Me, a show about eating disorders, was nominated for multiple awards including Best Performer, Best Production and a First Fortnight award at the Dublin Fringe in 2016. Joanne performed Bite Me at the Vault Festival in 2019 where Lyn Gardner described her as 'hilarious and brutal'.
Joanne has numerous TV credits include co-hosting RTÉ 2's flagship comedy show Republic of Telly, and appearing on The Blame Game (BBC NI), Women on The Verge (UKTV), The Late Late Show (RTÉ One) and The Tommy Tiernan Chat Show (RTÉ One). Her radio credits include BBC Radio 4's A Good Read, BBC Radio 5 Live's Sarah Brett Show, and a regular slot on 2FM’s Mack the Week. You can also catch her on the hit BBC podcast hosted by Russell Kane, Evil Genius, and the online series Comedians Solve World Problems (Comedy Central).
Joel burst onto the comedy scene in 2007 and quickly established himself as one of the most energetic and exciting comedians in the UK. He has become a regular face on TV, from being a finalist in 2016’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (ITV), a regular on Sky One’s Bring the Noise alongside Nicole Scherzinger and the Comey Central travel programme Joel & Nish Vs the World.
February 2018 saw Joel release his first book It’s Not Me, It’s Them, which recounts his past relationships in pursuit of love.
John Gordillo is a Perrier Award-nominated English comedian and director.
John has directed shows by Eddie Izzard and Reginald D Hunter and most recently, in 2017, Sean Lock. Host and co-creator of The RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance), a daily topical comedy talk show, which played heavily with the conventions of the genre. The show ran for 60 episodes until BBC Choice was rebranded as BBC Three.
Gordillo returned to stand up in 2006, taking three critically successful solo shows to the Edinburgh festival. In 2014, John produced and directed the highly acclaimed Free Wheelin’ with Ross Noble for Dave and in 2016 his work in progress show ‘Progress in Work’ won the coveted Best Show Award at the Leicester Comedy Festival.
One of the most individual, accomplished and hilarious stand-ups, Jon is best known as the team captain on Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
Constantly in demand for TV and radio, Jon’s most recent TV credits include co-hosting The One Show, as well as appearances on Have I Got News For You, Live At The Apollo, Room 101 and Dave’s Taskmaster.
Jon has been on the road with his tour Old Man which has rave reviews, and is available on DVD here. Jon’s brand new show for Dave, Ultimate Worrier, began airing in May.
Jonathan Ross has been one of the UK’s most popular TV presenters since making his debut in 1987 with Channel 4’s The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross and has never looked back. After fronting eighteen series of Friday Night with Jonathan Ross on BBC One he will be completing the tenth series of The Jonathan Ross Show on ITV this year. Jonathan has interviewed everyone from Madonna to Sir David Attenborough. The presenter has won no fewer than five BAFTA Awards as well as four TRIC Awards. In 2012 Jonathan was awarded a special recognition award at the National Television Awards.
Jonathan is also one of the country’s leading aficionados in the movie industry; he hosted the BBC’s critically acclaimed Film show for eleven years from 1999 - 2010.
Born and bred in Manchester, Josh Jones is fast becoming one of the best young acts on the circuit. In just three short years Josh has gone from an open spot to a regular at some of the biggest comedy clubs in the country, including the prestigious Glee Club.
2019 has seen Josh nominated for the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, and he continues to wow audiences up and down the country. Josh was also named as one of Chortle's Ones to Watch in 2019, and will be appearing as part of the Pleasance Reserve at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Widdicombe is best known from the Broadcast and RTS award winning Channel 4 series The Last Leg, his critically acclaimed BBC sitcom JOSH as well as his role as team captain on BBC 2’s Insert Name Here. A regular on our screens, Josh has starred in BBC One’s Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You and Celebrity Mastermind, BBC Two’s QI, Mock the Week and Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and Alan Carr: Chatty Man. Josh is also host of the cult 90s podcast Quickly Kevin which has seen them sell out live shows.
Josh’s last tour What Do I Do Now… saw him receive critical acclaim and release his second stand up special.
Judi Love is managed by DG Artist Management who work in association with Off The Kerb.
Straight-talking powerhouse Judi Love is one of the UK's most stand-out up-and-coming performers. A brilliantly engaging comic on stage, Judi takes everyday relatable situations that resonate with audiences and brings them to life in hilarious routines. Marking herself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit, Judi is also known for producing a host of hilarious online comedy sketches which have gone viral on an international scale, amassing a huge following on social media.
Kelly Convey is an ‘in-your face and reassuringly confident’ (Chortle) comedian who is not one to mince her words when giving audiences an insight into what modern women really think. Voted by The Metro as ‘1 of 9 Hilarious Women to Look Out for in 2017’, a finalist in South Coast Comedian of the Year and So You Think You’re Funny competitions and a semi-finalist in the Funny Women and Leicester Square New Comedian competitions, Kelly is no doubt, one to watch.
Her credits include various projects for Unilad, an episode for the online Comedy Central series Achievement Unlocked and she appeared on the hit Channel 4 show First Dates.
The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on BBC’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Jack Dee’s Referendum Helpdesk, Celebrity Pointless and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Kerry is also a regular on Radio 4 with appearances on the esteemed The News Quiz, The Now Show and Just A Minute as well as her own series Kerry’s List.
Kerry’s acting talents have seen her receive critical acclaim for her role as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ hit series Derek for Channel 4.
Kerry is currently back on the road touring her hit show Stick Or Twist all over the UK.
Kevin broke box office records when his 2015 tour A Whole Different Story went on sale at the end of 2014, winning awards from Ticketmaster and Ents24 for the Fastest Selling Ticket of the year. The tour saw him play over 145 dates, including an incredible 16 nights at The Hydro in Glasgow, with over 500,000 ticket sales across the whole tour. The Hydro was then the perfect place to record his most recent DVD, which went onto sell over 300,000 copies making it his biggest selling DVD to date.
2018 sees Kevin take on his biggest tour to date; The Brand New Tour which on the first day of sales saw him sell out a staggering 12 nights at Glasgow’s SEC Hydro.
Marcus is regarded as a major comedy, writing and acting talent, performing stand-up to sell out audiences on tour nationally.
BBC Radio 4 has become somewhat of a second home to Marcus with regular appearances on I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, The Now Show and Just A Minute; he has also written and recorded three series and four specials of his hit show Giles Wemmbley-Hogg Goes Off. Marcus has notched up an impressive list of TV credits including his role as team captain on Argumental (Dave), and host of The Late Edition (BBC Four) and I’ve Never Seen Star Wars (BBC Four).
Sony and Writers Guild Award winning writer and comedian Mark Steel is best known for his critically-acclaimed BBC Radio 4 show Mark Steel’s In Town.
Mark also presented the BAFTA nominated Mark Steel Lectures for BBC Two, and is a regular on BBC One’s Have I Got News For You and BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz. He has written several acclaimed books, including: Reasons To Be Cheerful and What’s Going On and he writes a weekly column for The Independent, which trends on social media each week.
Mark spent Spring 2018 on the road with his show Every Little Things Gonna be Alright.
Marlon Davis is a talented comedian, improviser and actor whose recent TV appearances include BBC’s Live At The Apollo and Comedy Central’s Comedy Store Live.
Marlon has supported Kevin Bridges, Michael McIntyre and Alan Carr on tour and is performing at clubs, arts centres and theatres all over the UK. Marlon’s act is inspired from his upbringing, exploring urban Britain tackling its social issues with skillful characterisations.
Michael McIntrye's spot-on observational comedy and trademark mastery of turning everyday situations into masterclasses of human exasperation have struck a chord with millions of fans.
To date, Michael has sold over three million tickets including sold-out arena shows all over the world.
Already an established comedian in his home country Canada, Mike Wilmot started working in the UK as a stand-up comedian in 1995. For over 23 years Mike has built up a reputation as one of the unsung heroes of the UK comedy scene achieving rave reviews throughout the country for his unique stand-up. In 2003 he won the coveted Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
His TV work includes; Live At The Apollo (BBC One), Rich Hall’s Fishing Show (BBC Four), Rich Hall’s Cattle Drive (BBC Four), several appearances on Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC Two), the host of Comedy Blue on Paramount plus team captain on Shoot the Messenger (Paramount Comedy Channel).
Somali-born, Cardiff-raised and London Based, Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2017 Mo Omar is a fast-rising talent with a unique perspective.
Mo was selected to perform in The Pleasance Comedy Reserve show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was a finalist of the BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award, both in 2019. He went on to make his TV debut shortly after, appearing on Harry Hill's Clubnite on Channel 4.
Nathan Caton's charismatic and laidback style of stand-up has seen him become quickly established on the comedy circuit. Regarded as one of the best comics in the UK, Nathan's award-winning combination of personal and topical anecdotes has led to appearances on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, Don't Hate The Playaz, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, Russell Howard's Good News and his own series, Gran Jury. Nathan is also a well-known voice on BBC Radio 4 with appearances on The Now Show, The News Quiz and his sitcom, Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing. He has a sitcom in development with Lenny Henry's production company Douglas Road.
A huge football fan, Nathan has also appeared several times on the BBC Premier League Show and released his own podcast, Nathan Caton's Football Forum.
Best known for quick-witted appearances on myriad panel shows and his hilarious live stand-up tours, Neil is a regular contributor for BBC Radio 4 on The News Quiz, The Now Show and The Unbelievable Truth as well as Fighting Talk on BBC Radio 5 Live.
He's performed all over the world including at the Edinburgh, Montreal and Melbourne festivals where his shows have amassed multiple 5 star reviews.
Paul is an award-winning comedian (Latitude New Act of the Year, London Paper New Act of the Year) and headlines at the biggest comedy clubs in the country. He has performed four critically acclaimed Edinburgh shows as well as major music festivals, is an accomplished radio presenter and guest, and recently completed two sell-out tours of the UK with Sean Lock on his Keep it Light tour and more recently Kevin Bridges on his record-breaking The Brand New Tour in 2018.
Brighton-based comedian Phil Jerrod began entertaining audiences up and down the country with his elegant rants on the often-unfathomable problems of modern life.
Official tour support for Romesh Ranganathan, Seann Walsh and Angela Barnes. Writer for radio and television shows The Now Show, The News Quiz, and Mock The Week.
Host of hit podcast Crash Bang Wallop, of which The Guardian said they 'defy anybody not to be cheered up by' and has racked up over one-hundred-thousand downloads since launching in 2018.
Phill became a familiar face when he started as team captain on BBC Two's pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks in 1996, which went on to run for 19 years. Aside from live poetry and stand-up shows all over the UK, he also appears as a regular guest on QI (BBC Two).
As an actor, Phill starred as Baron Bomburst/Lord Scrumptious in the UK and Ireland tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang alongside Jason Manford in 2016 and in the same year, he played Bottom in the Bath Theatre Royal production of A Midsummer's Night Dream. His other stage roles include performances in: The Producers, Urinetown: The Musical, Hairspray, Spamalot, Big Society and Waiting for Alice.
The award-winning Montana native is renowned for his expertly crafted tirades, quick-fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences. Rich, who has won the Perrier Award (Edinburgh Comedy Festival) and Barry Award, (Melbourne International Comedy Festival) has been described as a transatlantic messenger, lampooning each country he visits with his laser-guided observations.
He has fronted the hugely successful BBC Four documentaries Rich Hall's Red Menace, Rich Hall's Working For The American Dream, Rich Hall's Countrier Than You, Rich Hall's Presidential Grudge Match, Rich Hall's California Stars, Rich Hall's You Can Go To Hell, I'm Going To Texas, and Rich Hall's Inventing the Indian. In addition, he has appeared on BBC One's QI, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You, he wrote and starred in his own reoccurring BBC Radio 4 show Rich Hall's (US Election) Breakdown and has penned articles for The Guardian and The Sunday Times.
Rob Beckett burst onto the comedy circuit ten years ago and hasn't looked back since. Besides hosting BBC One's All Together Now, Rob can also be seen beside fellow comedian and best mate, Romesh Ranganathan in Sky One's Rob And Romesh Vs. He's the unmistakable voice of Celebs Go Dating and team captain on Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats.
The last few years have been incredible for Romesh, with two series of his BAFTA and RTS Nominated series Asian Provocateur, his BBC Two series The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, his own Sky One sitcom The Reluctant Landlord, and travelling the globe with Rob Beckett in Rob & Romesh Vs - all receiving critical acclaim and making him a household name. Last year also saw Romesh become the new regular on A League of Their Own, take on a new role as Judge Romesh for Dave, and even managed to squeeze in writing his autobiography Straight Outta Crawley: The Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being, which became a Sunday Times Bestseller.
With her infectious laugh and high energy, Rosie Jones has quickly become a must-see act on the UK comedy circuit. The ex-television researcher was awarded second place in the Leicester Mercury's New Comedian Of The Year Award 2018 and has gone on to star on Live At The Apollo, The Jonathan Ross Show, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Last Leg, Rosie Jones Tries To Help, Live From The Comedy Store, Joe Lycett's Got Your Back, Comedy Central UK's Roast Battle, Mock The Week and Hypothetical. Rosie has completed two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with both Fifteen Minutes and Backward receiving critical acclaim, included the Scotsman describing her show as "both elegantly crafted and mischievous to its bones".
Not forgetting her comedy writing roots, Rosie is busy working on sitcoms and wrote on the hit Netflix series Sex Education. Rosie is also an incredible actor, making her primetime debut in a Silent Witness two-part-special and most recently starring as Penelope Lawrence in BBC's Shakespeare & Hathaway.
Rowland has performed and written for many of the groundbreaking programs on British television. As a musician and writer, he has featured on The Tube, The Young Ones, The Comic Strip, Don't Forget Your Toothbrush and with French and Saunders as the charismatic Dwayne, one half of Raw Sex.
Rowlands other TV appearances include Let's Dance for Comic Relief 2012 where he beat stiff competition to be crowned winner. He has also starred in Celebrity Wipe Out and Celebrity Pointless.
Multi-award-winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane is best known for the BBC Sounds podcast, Evil Genius which has become a flagship show and was the best performing original podcast on the platform.
Winner of Best Show in 2010 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, Russell went on to make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Comedy Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival's Barry Award in one year.
Sean Lock is one of the UK's most highly acclaimed and original comedians. The British Comedy Award winner for Best Stand Up is probably best known as team captain on Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and for his seminal BBC sitcom, 15 Storeys High; a genuine cult classic.
Sean has made numerous appearances on BBC One's Live At The Apollo, The Graham Norton Show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News for You, QI and recently The Real Man's Road Trip: Sean and Jon Go West.
Described as 'the best observational comedian of his generation' (The Guardian), this Edinburgh Award nominee's last UK tour show After This One, I'm Going Home ended with standing ovations around the country. Seann has starred in Netflix's Flinch, Live At The Apollo, Tonight at The London Palladium, Celebrity Juice, Play To The Whistle, Virtually Famous, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Chatty Man, Stand Up Central and is a regular guest on The Jonathan Ross Show.
Not just one of the countries funniest stand-up comedians, Seann can be seen acting in Jack Dee's ITV sitcom Bad Move where he plays audience favourite, Grizzo.
Seann also performs stand-up comedy in America and has appeared on the US chat show, Conan. His DVD, Seann To Be Wild, was recorded at Hammersmith Apollo. He has no books.
Simon is one of the UK's most respected and established comedians. He is a regular on TV and radio and particularly popular on the corporate and after dinner circuit. His TV credits include BBC One's Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, BBC Two's Mock the Week and was a regular on Channel 4's Stand Up for the Week.
Simon's BBC Radio 4 series Simon Evans Goes to Market has audiences delighting in his witty and insightful take on the unpromising comic territory of commodities, trading and wealth. Other BBC Radio 4 appearances include the The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth and Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive.
Susie McCabe's rise through the ranks of stand-up has been nothing short of meteoric. Her brilliant storytelling, acute observations and killer punchlines have made her one of the most sought-after performers in the UK.
Susie is also a firm festival favourite. With four sell-out shows at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival, she continues to be the fastest-selling artist at the festival.
A household name with his signature acerbic wit and riotous storytelling, Tom Allen is a star on both stage and screen. Tom is the hilarious host of The Apprentice: You're Fired and co-hosts Bake Off: The Professionals. He is also a regular on Bake Off: An Extra Slice and Alan Carr's There's Something About Movies.
As heard on BBC Radio 4 in his own series Tom Allen Is Not Very Nice, as well as shows Just a Minute and The News Quiz, Tom is also a regular co-host on Loose Ends.
Tom Lucy is one of the youngest comedians working professionally on the UK circuit, taking to the stage at the tender age of 16, Tom now regularly performs for the UK's top clubs including The Stand and The Glee Clubs and is the youngest professional comedian to play weekends at London's legendary Comedy Store.
Tom was crowned Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year in 2016 before performing his debut Edinburgh show Tom Lucy Needs To Stop Showing Off In Front Of His Friends in 2017. This went onto to win the Sun's best Newcomer of the Year award before he returned in 2018 with his second hour Reluctant Millennial.
Join Jimbo, Iain Macintosh, Producer Ben and other voices from the new chart-topping podcast for their first live shows in their new team colours. There are puns, there is punditry, there’s reminisces about Gazetta Football Italia - and much much more.
We began the Totally World Tour in Birmingham on 8th November 2017. A few weeks later, on 29th November, we were in London, joined on stage by the comedian Kevin Bridges.
Next up was Dublin on 19th March 2018. Jimbo was joined by James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Pat Nevin - with an exclusive DJ set.