A whirlwind of comic invention and supreme storytelling, Jess will have you laughing whilst hanging on every word.
A smart and bold comic, offering a brutally realistic, downbeat take on the world and his own place in it, conveyed with spirit and a dark-edged wit.
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 intelligent performer who celebrates his own repressed middle-class insecurities as a hapless house husband.
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.
Multi-talented comedian Rachel Parris challenges societal norms using storytelling and songs, whilst confronting her own vulnerabilities.
Satirical (and livid) news reporter who found fame on YouTube after episodically banging the world to rights every which way. Who’s next..?
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.
A frenetically paced comedian who weaves off-beat stories with an infectious energy that could light up any room.
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.
With an impeccably-polished sense of comic timing, Ria Lina tackles our cultural obsession for political correctness.
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.
Fearlessly impassioned, Richard Todd gives audiences an insight into his personal life that’s full of surreal, honest and menial moments.
With a unusual talent for ‘paper puppetry’ Bec is the master of crafty stand up routines which she peppers with high-grade puns and inventive epiphanies.
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.
Topical stand-up comedian, Tiernan Douieb sifts through political nonsense and finds the truth in the friendliest and funniest manner possible.
With a unique mix of musical comedy, improv and imaginative storytelling, Eleanor Morton lays bare her vulnerability in a brutally honest, and searingly funny fashion.
Stuart flourishes in developing surreal observations into absurdly logical conclusions, taking audiences on wonderfully meta-filmic journeys.
Likably laid-back Funmbi delivers unique observations on day-to-day life, his Nigerian roots and his Hackney upbringing.
One of America’s leading humorists and storytellers, Dylan’s wit and charm takes audiences on beautifully crafted autobiographical journies.
Armed with an eventful past, Fern’s stand-up really stands out from the crowd, fueling her dark and brooding humour with an admirable authenticity.
Expect intelligent political observations and anecdotes on life, dating, family and feminism – delivered with the warmth and deftness of a an expert storyteller.
Toby Williams’ morose character Dr George Ryegold prescribes horrifyingly funny anecdotes of medicinal depravity.
Absurdist, apolitical and confrontational; Teeuwen’s comedy ventures far beyond the mainstream, fusing all types of performance.
An audacious artist who challenges the nature of comedy with his own brand of inadvisable performances and highly honed surrealism.
An inventive sketch duo who pulsate silly sketches, illustrations and adventures with sibling charm.
Joe handles heavy topics with the care they require and shows that comedy doesn’t need to harm people.
Intensely engaging, John Hastings’ comedy filters his opinions through anger – creating a performance that’s impossible to ignore.
A self-deprecating but nonetheless natural comedian, Jonny Pelham draws on his experiences as the awkward misfit and constant outsider.
Fearlessly original, Jordan Brookes presents personal and observational subject matter through a theatrically absurdist lens.
The archetypal funny guy down your local pub, Danny McLoughlin has endless laughable anecdotes that will keep you hanging on his every word.
An idiosyncratic comedy performer, Danielle Ward brings pure quality to her live shows, podcasts and presenting – mastering all with ease and occasional darkness.
Rob Carter’s deluded novelist creation Christopher Bliss writes over three books a day and has a turn of phrase like no other.
This comic’s knack for spinning a hilarious and ultimately uplifting yarn is the perfect antidote to those millennial woes…
Firebrand stand-up comedian Brendon Burns has earned legendary status through his fearless, bold and provocative style.
Confident in tackling thorny issues, Kiri Pritchard-McLean commands rooms full of laughter with honest introspection and whip-smart quips.
Always teetering on the edge of decency, Bobby Mair revels in his own despair whilst dishing out some painfully honest world views.
A revered stand-up and writer, Lloyd Langford mixes topical jokes, anecdotes and observations into a constantly evolving comedy set.
With a relaxed demeanour, Mark Smith masterfully packs his shows with a diverse range of offbeat observations.
With a natural stage presence, Archie Maddocks’ comedy explores racial and social issues with razor-sharp gags and insightful storytelling.
Brutally cynical and hard talking Morgan Murphy pulls back the curtain on societal issues from the basic to the burning.
Dead-pan maestro Norman Lovett excels in laid back, surreal whimsy that’s made him a cult figure on and off screens.
The highly inventive Pat Cahill weaves wondrous comedy stories using offbeat songs and surreal sound samples.
A seasoned grand-master of comedy, Stephen Grant takes audiences through a riotous cavalcade of exasperated observations.
The multi-talented Steven Banks pioneered the one-man theatrical comedy show – a gem of the US comedy scene.
With darkly mischievous tones, Tim Renkow’s comedy tackles society’s fringe issues whilst subverting preconceptions.
Celebrating the minutia of life, comedian Tom Ward spins tales of his favourite unsung heroes – from cheap kettles to tupperware.
Stand-up comedian Ray Bradshaw performs witty and warm-hearted family observations in English and at the same time, sign-language.
With an unrivalled comedy pedigree, Richard Herring pushes boundaries comedically whilst subverting mainstream broadcasters.
A ferociously talented stand-up, writer, actor and poet – Sean Hughes pioneered lovingly crafted hours of autobiographical comedy.
The gloriously outrageous Anna Mann is a tragic luvvie comedy character created by master of disguises Colin Hoult.
Armed with a laid back charm, Andy Field conjures up perfect puns and ultra-surreal yet strangely fathomable ideas.
The ever-inventive Simon Munnery has been pushing comedy boundaries for over 30 years with legendary prowess.
Eccentrically honest, Andrea Hubert excels in candid storytelling that captivates audiences.
Pun master Stewart Francis delivers double entendres with unrelenting intensity – prepare for your sides to ache.
Courter of the controversial, Alfie Brown compels audiences with his searingly honest world views.
With an infectious personality and a disarmingly direct style, Gina Yashere disrupts the status quo with her brilliantly wry observations.