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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.
His latest show Clown Heart toured the UK last year and was recorded for DVD at Hammersmith Apollo. His first book Best Foot Forward will be published on the 23rd July 2018.
Alan’s unique style of humour and effortless stage presence has made him one of Britain’s most successful and treasured comedians. With sixteen series of Channel 4’s Chatty Man under his belt, Alan has won a multitude of awards including the publicly-voted 2015 NTA and a prestigious BAFTA in 2013.
Alan’s 2015 tour Yap, Yap, Yap saw him performed over 150 dates across the UK and Ireland culminating in the release of his DVD. His previous tours Spexy Beast Live was a 33-date arena tour. The DVD of Alan's 2007 stand-up show, Tooth Fairy Live topped the HMV charts and was a Christmas 2007 top seller. He has also released two best-selling books Look Who It Is and Alanatomy.
Following an eight-year stint co-editing Viz comic, Alex moved into writing children’s TV comedy.
His credits include the Best Children’s Comedy BAFTA winning Class Dismissed, as well as Mr Bean: The Animated Series, and Danger Mouse - 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 (CITV), DNN (CBBC), Dick & Dom’s Diddy TV (CBBC) and Nickelodeon’s Nella the Princess Knight.
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. 2011 saw him perform his third sell-out, and critically acclaimed Edinburgh show, Principles of Deception. Ali has recently starred in The Anomaly (dir. Noel Clarke), sci-fi thriller The Call Up and the BAFTA nominated feature Kajaki.
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 and Irish comedy circuits. He has performed stand-up on Russell Howard’s Good News, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, Comedy Central at The Comedy Store, Funny Rotten Scoundrels and has made appearances on The Blame Game and TV3’s The 6 O’Clock Show. Andrew recently returned to Ireland to perform to sold out audiences at Kilkenny’s Cat Laughs Festival and Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens Festival, as well as selling out his entire run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 (‘hard not to enjoy’ Daily Record). His new show ‘Sure, You Know Yourself’ won Best New Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival Awards in 2018.
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. Most recently Andy has been performing the highly acclaimed Slacktivist Action Group monthly at London’s Soho Theatre, interviewing politicians, comedians and activists, which he also releases as his regular podcast of the same name.
Andy Parsons toured his most recent show Peak Bullsh*t in 2017 and was named the third most hardworking comedian in the UK by Ents 24.
Andy Robinson won Best Club Night in the Midlands in the 2015 Chortle Awards and was the winner of 2014’s Best Act and Best Compere at the Midlands Comedy 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 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 ten 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 a couple of years she had won the 2011 BBC New Comedy Award and became a finalist at the 2011 Latitude Festival New Act of the Year competition. Angela has gone on to star in BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, DAVE’s Unspun with Matt Forde, as well as being a regular on BBC Radio 4 having starred on The Now Show, The News Quiz and in 2017 she took the prestigious role of host on BBC Radio 4 Extras’ Newsjack.
Angela embarks on her debut tour this year taking her sell-out Edinburgh show Fortitude on the road.
Charlie Baker’s versatile talent as a stand-up comedian, actor, and highly acclaimed jazz-singer has seen him earn a reputation as ‘a superior take on the modern showman’ (The Guardian). He has starred in Sky One’s Harry Hill’s Teatime, BBC Two’s The Premier League Show, Extra Slice, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, The Superhuman Show and Comedy Central At The Comedy Store. The avid sports fan Charlie has been heard on BBC 5Live’s Fighting Talk and covering on talksport’s Hawkesbee & Jacobs Show he also has a cult podcast The National Obsession.
As a talented actor he has starred in BBC One’s Eastenders, Doctor Who and The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.
At just twenty-four years old, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is considered the future of Scottish comedy. Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher has performed stand-up internationally everywhere from downtown Toronto to the Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festivals in Australia. Christopher has made appearances on BBC Radio 1’s 24 Hours and BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Stands Up At The Fringe as well as making a name for himself as a writer, actor and director of short-form online content for BBC Scotland’s Short Stuff and Room To Write. Christopher is a three-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist, a So You Think You’re Funny? finalist, and a two-time nominee for Best New Act at the Scottish Comedy Awards.
Stand-up comedian and television presenter Dara O Briain is best known in the UK for hosting BBC’s Mock the Week, Robot Wars, Stargazing Live, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Dara & Ed’s Great Big Adventure and Three Men In A Boat.
Dara’s last tour show Crowd Tickler was performed across the globe, touring in UK & Ireland, Scandinavia, mainland Europe, Australia and the Middle East.
In September 2017 Dara released his first children’s book ‘Beyond the Stars’ (Scholastic) a hilarious journey through the solar system and our galaxy, it has been nominated for the Blue Peter Book Award for best Non Fiction.
Dara has also released five best-selling DVD’s with Universal Pictures. He is currently touring his new show ‘Voice of Reason’ around the world.
Deirdre made her eagerly anticipated return to stand up in 2015 and toured her show 1Dee around Ireland and sold out two nights at the Soho Theatre, London. She is currently touring her brand-new show A Line of O’Kane after wowing the country with her performance on Dancing With The Stars (RTE1) which saw her deservedly reach the final. She recently hosted the Irish Film and Television Academy Awards (IFTAs) which was broadcast nationally on RTE. She is the voice of Gogglebox in Ireland and has been co-presenting The Six O’Clock show, also on TV3. She has appeared on Dave’s As Yet Untitled and BBC Two’s QI.
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 Sky 1’s Moone Boy has earned her an IFTA nomination.
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 - The Des Bishop Work Experience (2004), Joy in the Hood (2006), In the Name of the Fada (2008) and most recently the acclaimed 6-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.
Most recently he has starred in RTE1’s Dancing With The Stars and is touring his new show Egorithm.
Following impressive performances and wowing audiences at the Latitude, V and Reading festivals and being nominated for Best Debut at the Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival 2015, Elliot Steel is a must-see comic name to watch out for.
Elliot’s 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.
As seen on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and Live from the Comedy Store, and as heard on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 4.
Described by Jay Leno as ‘the best joke writer in America’ and considered by many, including ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic as one of the funniest people on the planet, Emo Philips has performed over 6000 times throughout the English speaking world (including a multi-week run at the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End).
Since starting out at the age of twenty in Chicago in 1976, Emo has had award-winning comedy albums, several cable specials (including an hour-long show on HBO), and many appearances on network television, in both American and the UK. He has appeared in films (most notably, as the table-saw demonstrator in UHF) and has lent his distinctive voice to animated TV shows (such as Doctor Katz, Slacker Cats and Home Movies), but his first love, stand-up, remains his true one.
Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan aka Foil Arms & Hog, are an Irish sketch group who perform on TV, radio, the stage and YouTube. They work out of an office in Dublin where they write, film and edit their own sketches for their YouTube channel. Their YouTube videos have garnered more than 5 million views, and their Facebook videos regularly draw over 1 million views. Some of their more successful sketches are ‘How to Speak Dublin’, ‘A Kerryman gives Directions’ and ‘WTF is Brexit’.
2018 saw Foil, Arms and Hog perform their biggest show to date when they performed their critically acclaimed show Oink at London’s Hammersmith Apollo.
Stockport born and bred, George Lewis is a multi-award winning stand-up comedian and presenter. His accolades include winning the Amused Moose Laugh Off, Comedy Café New Act of the Year, Nando’s New Comedian of the Year and was BBC New Comedy Award finalist in 2016.
George recently joined the Top Gear team as the host of Top Gear: Extra Gear alongside Rory Reid and Chris Harris and was identified as a rising star in broadcasting by being named on the BBC New Talent Hotlist in 2017. George recently took the hot seat, and won, BBC One’s Celebrity Mastermind with his specialist subject ‘Oasis’ and has also made appearances as a panellist on CBBC’s The Dog Ate My Homework.
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.
Established as one of Britain’s well-loved and biggest comedy stars, Jack Dee has captured the imagination of audiences and critics with his dry humour and deadpan delivery. In 2009, Jack replaced Humphrey Lyttelton as the chairman of the widely adored BBC Radio 4 “antidote to panel games,” I’m Sorry, I Haven’t a Clue. Jack has also co-written and starred in four series of the BBC Two sitcom, Lead Balloon.
Jack has starred as Geoff in three series of the hit BBC series JOSH. Jack has also written and starred in the hit ITV series Bad Move which will be returning this year for a second series.
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. It has proven to be a great choice with him making it to the final of Amused Moose 2016, semi-finals of the BBC New Comedy Award 2015, Magners New Comedian of the Year 2015, English Comedian of the Year 2015 and the Leicester Mercury New Act of the Year 2015.
Jake supported Seann Walsh, Kerry Godliman and Rob Beckett on their UK tours last year and he is bringing his debut hour to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August.
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.
Joanne McNally burst onto the Irish comedy scene in 2014, and in less than a year in the business, she became the co-host on RTÉ 2’s flagship comedy show ‘Republic of Telly’.
Ireland’s fastest rising comedy star, last year she performed for a full run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her one woman show ‘Bite Me’. The show was nominated for multiple Dublin Fringe Festival awards in 2016 including Best Performer and Best Production.
She is currently working on her new stand up show for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival and can be seen gigging across the UK and Ireland.
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.
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.
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 capacity to turn everyday situations into master-classes of human exasperation have struck a chord with millions of fans. Michael has released four best-selling DVD’s which have all beaten their competitors to the Christmas number one: 2015’s Happy & Glorious, 2012’s Showtime, 2009’s Hello Wembley and 2008’s Live & Laughing, which remains the fastest-selling UK stand up DVD of all time.
Michael’s worldwide success continues to flourish as his Big World Tour began in early 2017, which has seen him sell out venues in New York, Toronto, Dubai, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Norway, Sweden, Holland and Malta. He is currently on the UK and Ireland leg of the tour.
When he’s not touring the world, Michael can be seen on our screens with his highly rated hit Michael McIntyre’s Big Show on BBC One.
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, Mo Omar is a fast rising talent with a unique perspective.
Winner of Leicester Square New Comedian Of the Year 2017 competition and semi-finalist in the So You Think You’re Funny & Amused Moose 2017 competitions. Mo is currently making short-form videos for the new BBC Wales platform BBC Sesh.
Nathan Caton’s charismatic and laid back style of stand-up has seen him quickly establish himself on the comedy circuit. Regarded as one of the best young comics in the UK, Nathan’s award winning combination of personal and topical anecdotes has led to appearances on BBC One's Live at the Apollo, BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, The Superhuman Show, and It Was Alright in The 70’s, BBC Three’s Russell Howard’s Good News, BBC Radio 4’s Now Show, The News Quiz, BT Sport’s The Football’s On, and his hit BBC Radio 4 sitcom, Can’t Tell Nathan Caton Nothing as well as his ever growing podcast, Nathan Caton’s Football Forum.
Nathan new series Gran Jury is currently available on BBC Three.
Neil Delamere is one of the most in demand comedians on Irish television and well on track to repeat his success here in the UK. He is best known to UK audiences for a storming appearance on the first series of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow on BBC One. Neil has also appeared on The World Stands Up and Live At The Comedy Store, both on Comedy Central. He recently appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz.
His regular TV appearances in his homeland of Ireland include RTE’s The Panel and BBC’s The Blame Game. He was also the host of the first series of Republic of Telly on RTE2.
Nigel Ng is a Malaysian stand-up comedian based in London. He made his TV debut on Comedy Central's Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central, shortly followed by Comedy Central’s Roast Battle. Tipped as "One to Watch" in 2019 by Chortle, he can now be seen performing in comedy clubs all around the UK and Europe.
Star of BBC Three’s Impractical Jokers and Russell Howard’s Good News, Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central, Channel 4’s 50 Funniest and CBBC’s The Dog Ate My Homework.
An accomplished radio presenter and guest, Paul has recently been heard on: talkSPORT, Absolute’s The Alternative Vote and Rob Beckett’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Football and BBC Radio 2’s Russell Kane’s Whistlestop Tour. He also presents The Paul McCaffrey Show every Saturday morning on Jack FM.
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: Reading, Leeds, V Festival, Bestival and Latitude. More recently he supported Sean Lock on his Keep It Light tour and Kevin Bridges.
Phil Jerrod began his stand-up career underneath an Angus Steakhouse in 2012. Since then he has failed his PhD, walked out of his job in publishing and been entertaining audiences up and down the country with his elegant rants on the often unfathomable problems of modern life.
Phil was awarded Best Festival Debut at Leicester Comedy Festival 2015; Phil has had three successful Edinburgh shows (Neanderthal 2015, Hypocrite 2016 and Submerged 2017). Phil supported Romesh Ranganathan on his mammoth UK tour in 2016 and heads out on the road supporting Angela Barnes on tour this year. Phil also has a hit podcast Ultimate Scrutiny of which The Guardian have said they ‘defy anybody not to be cheered up by’.
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 nineteen years. Aside from live poetry and stand up shows all over the UK, he also appears as a regular guest on QI (BBC Two) and Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (Dave), and in 2012 returned to television stand-up for the first time since 2000 with an appearance on Live at the Apollo (BBC One). As an actor, he has starred in several successful musicals and plays.
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 Countrier Than You, Rich Hall’s Presidential Grudge Match and many more.
In addition, he has appeared on BBC One’s QI, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You. He also wrote and starred in his own BBC Radio 4 show ‘Rich Hall’s (US Election) Breakdown’ in 2016.
One of the team captains on Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats and host of the hit Absolute Radio show Rock n’ Roll Football Rob is now a regular on our screens. His cheeky chappy persona has seen him perform on BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You and ITV’s Play To The Whistle.
As well as these Rob is a regular host on BBC One entertainment including All Together Now and Wedding Day Winners, alongside his respective co-hosts Geri Horner and Lorraine Kelly. Not forgetting his tour Mouth Of The South received fantastic reviews as he made his way across the country.
The last few years have been incredible for Romesh with two series of his BAFTA and RTS Nominated series Asian Provocateur receiving critical acclaim. In 2016 Romesh embarked on his debut solo tour selling over 100,000 tickets and being awarded the Ents24 Hardest Working Comedian Of The Year.
Romesh is a regular on our TV screens best known for his BBC series 'Asian Provocateur' and 'The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan' as well as performances on BBC One’s ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘Have I Got News For You’, BBC Two’s ‘Mock The Week’, ITV's ‘The Royal Variety Performance’, ‘Live From The Palladium’ and his regular spot on Sky One's 'A League Of Their Own'.
Romesh has been busy embarking on his career in America with the launch of his own series 'Just Another Immigrant' on Showtime as well as two appearances of 'James Corden's Late Late Show' and his debut on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'.
With her infectious laugh and high energy Rosie Jones brings 'huge laughs' (Chortle) and has quickly become a must-see act on the comedy circuit. The ex-television researcher was awarded second place in the Leicester Mercury's New Comedian Of The Year 2018, and has already starred on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Last Leg: The Correspondents. Rosie takes her debut hour to the Edinburgh Festival this summer, and is also busy scriptwriting, as she has a couple of sitcoms in development. With seemingly no end to her talents, Rosie is also an incredible actor most recently making her primetime debut as Serena in a Silent Witness two-part special.
Rowland has performed and written for many of the groundbreaking programmes 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.
In the 1980s, one of television’s finest comedic partnerships was born when Rowland teamed up with Jonathan Ross on The Last Resort. He also worked as Jonathan’s sidekick in Saturday Zoo and Tonight With Jonathan Ross.
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 BBC Three’s Stupid Man, Smart Phone and the host of three series of BBC Three‘s Live At The Electric. Other TV appearances include BBC One’s Live At The Apollo, BBC Three’s Unzipped, ITV2’s Celebrity Juice and I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now.
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 Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Barry Award in one year.
Russell has recently finished his sell-out UK Tour, Right Man, Wrong Age.
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/Cats Does Countdown and for his seminal BBC sitcom, 15 Storeys High, a genuine cult classic.
Sean has made numerous appearances on BBC 1’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.
Sean is currently in the middle of his mammoth new hit tour show, Keep it Light which was released on DVD by Universal in November 2017.
Charming, charismatic and a natural motor mouth, Seann Walsh is the most frighteningly precocious talent to emerge from the UK comedy circuit in years.
Team captain of Channel 4 and E4’s Virtually Famous and regular on ITV’s Play To The Whistle, other TV appearances include: ITV’s Jonathan Ross Show and Tonight at The London Palladium, ITV 2’s Celebrity Juice, Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Alan Carr: Chatty Man, Comedy Central’s Russell Howards Stand Up Central.
Seann is also becoming a well-respected actor, having starred in Sky’s silent comedy, Three Kinds of Stupid as well as creating his own web series The Drunk.
Seann recently performed all over the US and made his American TV debut on Conan.
Simon is one of the UK’s most respected and established comedians. His TV credits include BBC One’s Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow. BBC Radio 4 have broadcast five series of Simon Evans Goes to Market, and he is also a regular on The News Quiz and many other panel games.
His live tour shows have sold out theatres around the country and garnered superlative reviews, including The Scotsman's rare and highly coveted ***** rating.
On the corporate circuit, his ability to perform an entirely clean set without compromising on the laughs - and to deliver from autocue with natural ease, panache and when necessary, a good turn of pace – make him a firm favourite.
Susie McCabe’s rise through the ranks of standup 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. She has supported the likes of Ardal O’Hanlon and Stewart Francis on their national tours.
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.
Regarded as one of the best up-and-coming acts, Suzi won best club comic at the 2019 Chortle Awards. It has been a busy few years for Suzi, with three sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival resulting in her recording her show Keeping It Classy for Live from the BBC - released last summer - and a clip racking up over 16 million views on Facebook. Her shows receive critical acclaim, and have nabbed her the working-class comedy crown of her generation. Suzi has most recently appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, Roast Battle, Ultimate Worrier, Hypothetical, Stand Up Central and Comedy Central at the Comedy Store.
Suzi is also a regular on BBC Radio 4 including The News Quiz and The Now Show, as well as co-hosting the hit podcast Like Minded Friends with Tom Allen.
Tom Allen’s unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling has seen him perform all over the UK, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The last year has been incredibly busy for Tom with him starring in BBC One’s Wedding Day Winners, BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Extra Slice, Strictly – It Takes Two, ITV’s Royal Variety Perfomance, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends and Just a Minute. He is also the new co-host of Channel 4’s The Bake Off: The Professionals.
Tom embarked on his first solo tour last autumn which sold phenomenally resulting in the tour being extended with another seventy-plus dates.
At just twenty-two years old, Tom Lucy is one of the youngest professional comedians on the circuit. Tom's first stand up gig was at the tender age of sixteen, and he now performs regularly for the UK's top clubs including The Glee Clubs, The Stand, Komedia, and aged nineteen became the youngest ever comedian to play weekends for The Comedy Store.
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.