Whimsical, original routines with razor sharp writing.
Whimsical, original routines with razor sharp writing.
Smart, original and full of black humour.
Raw and hysterical, Ashley’s show will leave you hanging on her every word.
An engaging and promising comic who will staunchly stand up for what she believes.
Wonderfully cheeky and engaging.
There are laughs for all in this narrative stand up with heart.
Thoughtfully witty and offbeat, not to be missed.
The heart of Rocky with the edge of Tony Soprano.
Razor-sharp candour and caustic wit from this talented young comedian.
Blending traditional stand up comedy and long form improv, this is crowd work at its best.
Hilarious observational wrath. Hold tight, take a deep breath, and push (the play button).
Inimitable style and sharp observations, a distinctive and formidable live act.
Instantly likeable but not without attitude, comedian Erik Griffin’s authentic charm and impressive audience rapport is not to be missed.
From his numerous television appearances and stage performances, audiences are becoming increasingly familiar with Lavell’s giant-sized talent.
Tirelessly inventive, Joseph Morpurgo’s high concept comedy will have you laughing uproariously.
Adam Hess is a relentlessly entertaining comedy kaleidoscope.
A fiercely impressive powerhouse and an utter natural on stage.
A free form, kooky stand-up menagerie.
One of the most unique and stimulating performers working on the comedy circuit today.
Intricately woven, gag-packed stories.
Loud, eccentric, surreal.
Assured, authentic and refreshing stand-up.
Important, exciting comedy…rough, raw, and rowdy.
Heartfelt and charismatic comedy.
High-wire stand-up and absurdism, bold and playfully punchy.
Smart, spirited comedy.
They will fulfil all your nostalgic comedy cravings.
Pure, observational entertainment.
Debauched and dirty sketch comedy.
Anarchic, achingly silly comedy from this rising cult comic.
An embrace of the unique comedy in the unashamedly un-cool.
Pure raging energy, shameless honesty.
Maisie’s comic tale is refreshingly distinct.
Grey possesses a unique comic ability – expect sharp punchlines and dark humour
Deadpan deliver with a glint in his eye, D.J. Demers offers a hilarious first-hand insight into living with a hearing disability.
Tight gags and terrific observations.
No-one is safe from this sharp stand-up’s inimitable wit and comic sucker punch.
A deftly skilled comedian delivering his comedy at a whip-smart pace.
An impressive first comedy special.
Grey Griffin gives us some killer life tips in this quick-fire interview.
Mark has always had something refreshingly unique to offer the world of live stand up
Likeable, warm and engaging in his delivery, Scott is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic.
An accomplished state of the nation stand-up
Talented, dedicated and analytical, this Scottish born French-Canadian Australian is part of a new generation of comics.
Shane Todd is becoming one of Northern Ireland’s most charismatic rising stars.
We love Tony Law here at NextUp, and we love his answers to some of your burning questions.
Tiernan Douieb discusses Gillian Anderson shaving his back using hummus. Don’t think we need to say any more?
Laura Lexx! Laura Lexx! Tell us things to make us laugh!
Joz Norris gives us an insight into his wonderfully joyful mind in this interview with questions from our members.
Jess Fostekew delights us with her answers to some of your burning questions…
A weird but insightful (we think?) interview with the hilariously cynical Michael Legge.
A whirlwind of comic invention and supreme storytelling, Jess will have you laughing whilst hanging on every word.
Supremely adept at shrewd political observations, Andrew Maxwell has earned legendary status at the Edinburgh Fringe and beyond.
Comedy veteran Tiff Stevenson fuses the heartfelt with the hilarious, provoking and delighting in equal measures.
With uplifting wit and raw charisma, Lauren is able to explore personal topics with captivating honesty and comedic prowess.
An ultra-polite yet stroppy English gent fully armed with cutting quips and gross over-reactions to minor inconveniences.
Veteran comedian Ed Byrne performs unrivalled social satire with a geeky, curmudgeonly persona that’s left crowds in stitches for over 20 years.
Satirical (and livid) news reporter who found fame on YouTube after episodically banging the world to rights every which way. Who’s next..?
‘We’re funny, not miracle workers’ – stand-up comedy legend Brendon Burns’ no-holds barred interview on the Edinburgh Fringe.
Read how stand-up comedians performed in UK care-homes, bringing added light into the residents’ lives, many of whom had Dementia.
Discover Bill Hicks, the legendary stand-up comedian who challenged the comedy status-quo.
Read the no-holds-barred chat in which Gina Yashere lets fly at the stand-up comedy industry’s inequality and politics.
A lightning-paced, enthusiastic sketch duo who blend their characters and sketches with uncanny synchronicity.
An offbeat, quirky and fast-paced character comedian who’ll lead you into unknown worlds.
From heroes and nationalism to interrogating our own privilege. Ashley is a master dismantler and speaks more truths than you’ve had hot dinners.
Wickedly silly wonder women who exercise a unique brand clowning, improv and uproarious characters (oh, and they filmed their special whilst heavily pregnant).
A joyful sketch performer and puppet master of ultra-silly characters ranging from a lovelorn Oyster Card and Bon Jovi to (of course) Dame Shirley Bassey in a 70’s lampshade.
A heartfelt storyteller and drummer extraordinaire with a fondness for The Beatles and impressions of Alan Rickman. Now that’s a combo!
Joyfully observant, Celia explores life’s vulnerabilities with a level of positive-spin, honesty and hilarity few others can muster.
All hail the undisputed King of Silliness: Sam Simmons. A heroic performer whose only heckler is his own self-hating alter-ego.
Masters of sketch comedy and co-founders of acclaimed improv school The Free Association.
Judith finds the sheer unadulterated comedy in tragedy, delivered to perfection with her distinctive, disarming style.
A highly inventive performer who fuses fantastical character comedy with absurd clowning (plus a dash of social commentary).
An infectiously positive performer whose seamless banter and up-beat anecdotes leave the whole audience smiling.
A vibrant performer unafraid to tackle personal issues with charm, honesty and a highly honed comedic craft.
Gloriously daft, Holly is both a charismatic clown and perceptive performer, drawing on her imagination in a way that produces comedy rarely seen elsewhere.
Don your sparkly leggings and belt out a ballad, Abigoliah is here to welcome you into her world of hedonism and heroic hi-jinx!
Silly, smart and wonderfully inclusive, Alice celebrates moments from her past whilst exploring links between pain, beauty and vanity.
An intelligent (and hilarious) commentator of sexual politics pitfalls, far right extremism and competitive quizzing.
Njambi’s fresh and fearless voice tackles hard-hitting topics such as colonial rule and racism, with wit, bite and charm.
Not one for simple gags, the legendary Hicks was all about making people think, often raging against consumerism and the mainstream.
A comic with philosophical swagger who tackles global topics of religion, nationalism and the wealth gap with an intelligent but oh-so-accessible style.
Relishing in humiliation, Anne Edmonds’ bawdy, self deprecating comedy is punctuated with visual punchlines and satirical stories.
Never afraid of courting controversy, Tommy who is best known for his mischievous take on life, embraces all its darkness and imperfections.
Disarmingly deadpan, thoughtful yet frivolous. Ed is the underdog who revels in his shambolic ‘anti-comic’ persona to great comic effect.
Seeking the antidote to modern misery? Joz’s dose of skilfully silly stand-up is the perfect prescription.
Fringe veteran Phil Nichol’s manically exuberant stage presence is the stuff of legend – a rollicking rollercoaster of comedy and songs.
Expertly balancing relatable charm with vivid surrealism, Lou Sanders is full of mischievous monologues, offbeat observations and self aware asides.
Glenn Wool is a ‘world circuit’ pioneer, conquering the globe with his own unique brand of sharply intelligent and honest stand-up.
Seasoned performer Alexis Dubus is a skilled storyteller and master Frenchman impersonator, who contributes to the comedy world on and off stage.
This self-confessed “Greatest UK-based French comedian’ wins crowds with his sardonic character and arrogant observations.
Whimsical and furious in equal measure, Legge’s impassioned persona administers a delightful dose of vitriol.
Suspiciously dissimilar ‘Twins’ – Jack Barry and Annie McGrath indulge in delightfully laidback sketch comedy that deviates and charms.
Surrealist legend Tony Law has the uncanny ability to paint offbeat worlds whilst affectionately mocking the very conventions of stand-up comedy.
A deft writer of finely crafted jokes, Peter’s bespectacled stage presence perfectly compliments his arsenal of razor sharp one-liners.
A specialist in performing irreverent and off-kilter theatrical stand-up that utilises a turn of phrase few comedy performers can match.
An eccentric and idiosyncratic comedian with a whirlwind of ideas that take many forms including traditional one-liners, acute observations and shouting loudly.
As Kiwi as Hokey Pokey ice-cream and a pair of jandals, Dai Henwood considers himself to be one of those old school New Zealanders who still spells the word ‘school’ properly.
This vegan viking of stand-up wields his own unique brand of enchanting and intelligent comedy – opening his cabinet of curiosities for all to revel in.