We're thrilled to announce our list of comedy shows for this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It's a fantastic mix of stand-up, characters, storytelling and uproarious parody! It's our 27th year at the fringe, having promoted shows for the likes of Sue Perkins, Miles Jupp and Steve First.
After a hugely successful debut at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Edd Hedges, will be proudly making his Soho Theatre, London debut this summer with his hit show, WONDERLAND.
Exciting news that Edd Hedges will soon be flying off to Australia, making his debut at the annual Adelaide Fringe Festival. Alongside, John Hastings and Jimmy McGhie, Edd will be performing daily in the Almighty Comedy Hour presented by Mary Tobin.
We can't wait to see Anil Desai competing with the UK's favourite mimics and comedians in ITV's hilarious new comedy panel show 'The Imitation Game'! Hosted by Alexander Armstrong, the show will feature top impressionists Rory Bremner, Debra Stephenson, Alistair McGowan, Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens and Ronni Ancona. Airs in September.
Miles Jupp is guest-starring in the beloved TV series The Durrells of Corfu, alongside Keeley Hawes and Josh O'Connor. He plays Basil, "Louisa's blundering and bumbling second cousin" seen in episodes 3 and 8 - catch his Radio Times interview about the experience here!
Actor, comedian and impressionist and also much in demand as a comedy scriptwriter, Julian has just landed a prime-time TV comedy series for BBC 1, POMPIDOU!, co-created and co-written with Little Britain star Matt Lucas. The first silent comedy TV series to be made for almost twenty years (since Rowan Atkinson’s ‘Mr. Bean,’) Julian is writing 6 episodes with Matt for filming later this year.
John is recording JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC with Martyn Ware and Glenn Gregory from 'Heaven 17' on Radio 4, broadcasting in the summer
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis have now finished their successful 2014 tour, 'Ploughing On Regardless'. Keep an eye out for the new series of the Now Show this year.
Exciting news about Tom Allen who will be making appearances as tour support for Sarah Millican's new show which is touring towards the end of May. Find him in Portsmouth, Bournemouth and Southampton.
The hugely talented Maddy Anholt joins RBM
Julian Dutton co-stars in the upcoming hit impressions show ‘The Secret World’ alongside leading impressionists Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson & Lewis Macleod. Now in its fourth season, Julian also writes the series; the first show airing at 6.30pm on Thursday 28th November on BBC R4.
Miles is making a return to stand-up and going on his first live UK tour since the hugely successful Fibber In The Heat with which he toured the UK twice and performed in London's West End in 2012. It's a man, standing on a stage, facing an audience, talking about some things and ultimately aiming to cover the cost of his white goods. See Miles' page for tour details.
We are pleased to announce the gifted Andrew Lawrence joins RBM
Carly Smallman is working with Caroline Flack and Matt Richardson at ITV2 creating an exciting new panel show, 'Viral Tap', taking up residence as a regular panellist
Miles Jupp has been selling out so fast with his tour, 'Miles Jupp Is The Chap You're Thinking Of', we had to add more dates going into May and June.
The Radio Academy Awards 2014 presents Julian Dutton with the GOLD for BEST COMEDY for writing and performing in SECRET WORLD. "The judges felt that the greatest joy of The Secret World was in the sharpness of the writing and the highly entertaining performances. This wasn't just satire. It was satire with great imagination."
Julian Dutton, star and co-writer of the brand new BBC series, POMPIDOU, has commenced filming on his new prime-time visual comedy series. Julian wrote POMPIDOU alongside Matt Lucas and Ashley Blaker and it will be directed by Lucas and Charlie Hanson, who has worked as a producer with a wealth of comedy stars, including Ricky Gervais, Harry Hill, Lee and Herring, Lee Mack and Alan Davies.
Listen to John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music, with specials guests, Chas and Dave, Heaven 17 and many more yet to come, on BBC Radio 4 www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04bbhtz
RBM is pleased to announce six of the best comedians going up to Edinburgh Fringe this year: ANDREW LAWRENCE, TOM ALLEN, CARLY SMALLMAN, SPENCER BROWN, LUKE BENSON AND MORGAN BERRY (Joe Rowntree).
Exciting news that a new radio series, written by Andrew Lawrence, is being commissioned by BBC Radio 4
All of our superb acts had a fantastic time in Edinburgh this year coming away with full hour shows. All receiving 4/5 stars
RBM is pleased to announce several acts are heading on tour; John Shuttleworth; Andrew Lawrence; Sean Hughes; Mitch Benn.
RBM is pleased to announce that Carly Smallman, star of ITV2's 'Viral Tap' and BBC's 'The Rob Brydon Show', shall be supporting James Mullinger on his autumn UK tour.
Direct from Edinburgh, Luke Benson performs his fantastic solo show. 'Luke Benson Makes Something of Himself' at Otherplace, Brighton. Thursday 27th November
Tom Allen, alongside Michael Gambon, records the voices for a brand-new E4 comedy series, 'Bad Robots'
Miles Jupp, star of BBC2 REV and BBCR4's In and Out of the Kitchen, shall be performing on Live At The Apollo, which is now in it's tenth series.
Andrew Lawrence, currently on tour, and regularly heard on BBCR4, shall be performing on Live At The Comedy Store for Paramount
Appearing on BBC Radio 4's 'A Good Read', John Shuttleworth shall join Harriet Gilbert to talk Nancy Mitford
RBM are pleased to announce a whole new set of dates for several tours starting from January, including John Shuttleworth, Mitch Benn and Andrew Lawrence
Tom Allen is to join Holly Walsh as a guest on her new BBC Radio 4 series 'Best Behaviour' commissioned for 2015
RBM are pleased to announce short tours for the summer. Joe Bor's character creation, Jasper Cromwell-Jones (In association with Vivienne Clore) and a double bill - Tom Allen and Carly Smallman, and shall be heading on the road with their full solo shows.
Exciting news for Julian Dutton's, Pompidou. The brand new comedy series, for all the family, which Dutton co-wrote with Matt Lucas and Ashley Blake, shall be airing live on BBC2, Sunday 1st March, 6:30pm
The brilliant Scottish impressionist, Geoff Boyz, flies out to Australia for the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festival
Previously supporting Sarah Millican on tour, now, in association with Show and Tell, TOM ALLEN, supports Josie Long in her UK tour: 'Cara Josephine'
Previously heard on BBC Radio 4, Miles Jupp, shall be fronting his critically acclaimed show, 'In and Out of the Kitchen' for a TV series on BBC4
John Shuttleworth and Friends in aid of MS charities with Chas and Dave, Toyah, Martyn Ware, Gordon Giltrap, John Otway, Jon McClure (Reverend and the Makers), Leee John (Imagination) and Sooty and Sweep! 28th June 2015
RBM is pleased to announce six of the best comedians going up to Edinburgh Fringe this year: TOM ALLEN, MADDY ANHOLT, MORGAN BERRY (Joe Rowntree), LUKE BENSON, AMY HOWERSKA and ANDREW LAWRENCE
Miles Jupp makes another anticipated appearance on the long-running BBC 1 comedy panel show, Have I Got News for You. Starring alongside Stephen Mangan, currently appearing together at The National Theater, as well as journalist, Camilla Long.
New host for BBC Radio 4's topical comedy programme has been announced. Miles Jupp replaces Sandi Toksvig. First show shall be broadcast on September 17.
Exciting news that Tom Allen shall be sitting in Diction Corner with Susie Dent as part of the current series of Channel 4's Cats Does Countdown.
Jasper Cromwell-Jones, the hapless posh-boy adventurer, is the fantastic character creation by the award-winning, Joe Bor
Running from Edinburgh to a venue near you. Pleased to announce RBM shows on the road this autumn: Mitch Benn - Don't Believe a Word Andrew Lawrence - Uncensored Sean Hughes - Mumbo Jumbo
Winner of the prestigious, So You Think You're Funny award in 2013, Edd Hedges, joins the stable at RBM
Tom Allen, making his debut on the BBC Radio 4 series, joins Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Susan Calman and host, Nicholas Parson on JUST A MINUTE
Live at The Apollo star, Andrew Lawrence, has written his fourth series for BBC Radio 4, 'There Is No Escape', having enjoyed success with past recordings, such as 2012’s six-part 'How Did We End Up Like This?' and 'What To Do If You’re Not Like Everyone Else.'
Joining the cast of Andrew Lawrence's latest BBC Radio 4 series, 'There Is No Escape', is actor and comedian Graham Fellows, who can be heard playing Diane Morgan's father.
John Shuttleworth, as seen on BBC2's 'Later With Jools Holland', has just recorded and episode of BBC1's Antiques Road Show, which shall be airing later this autumn.
Joe Bor, having earned the merit earlier this year as writing one of the '21 Funniest One-Liner Jokes' by BuzzFeed (Bor's was listed 4th, just after Milton Jones'), has since been flown over to America by the online media company to record a short comedy, partnered with Costa, looking at ‘Little Things That Make People In Britain Happy’.
A brand new internet comedy series, 'Malia Car Crash', a satire on youth reality TV shows, is currently being filmed and is to star Maddy Anholt and Andrew Clover
You can't go back to savoury now! BBC Radio 6 Music DJ duo, Radcliff and Maconie shall be inviting John Shuttleworth on their weekly afternoon show next Wednesday to discuss some serious stuff, such as who's going to be first to guess the link between all 3 records on Teatime Themetime!
Actor and writer, Graham Fellows, joins John Humphrey's to record an episode of the long-standing Celebrity Mastermind for BBC 1. It shall be aired later this year.
Host of BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz, Miles Jupp, has just released his latest show, MILES JUPP IS THE CHAP YOU'RE THINKING OF. Available to buy online on DVD and download. Jupp was seen touring this show across the UK in 2014, with 70+ dates. This recording was filmed at The Theater Royal, Margate.
Demonstrating his outrageous talent, Robert White has a current album available to buy on iTunes, entitled, 'Quirky Comedy Songs From a Bathroom in Haringey'.
Following the five-star sell-out success of her 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show, Maddy Anholt makes her Soho Theatre debut with her audacious new comedy, Diary of a Dating Addict, which tells the hilarious and harrowing story of one woman's quest of dating, mating and hating. The shows runs from 21st to 23rd March 2016 Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. BOX OFFICE 020 7478 0100
GRAHAM FELLOWS will be appearing as John Shuttleworth in an edition of Celebrity Antiques Roadshow on Monday 11th January 2016 at 7.00pm on BBC2. He will be competing with the legendary style guru and Vintage founder Wayne Hemingway.
We're also delighted to announce that BBC Radio 4 have commissioned a second series of JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC . This follows on from the first series which featured such musical luminaries as TOYAH WILCOX and CHAS AND DAVE. The series will be written and performed by GRAHAM FELLOWS and will be a CHIC KEN PRODUCTION
Luke Benson shall be heading to the Adelaide Fringe this February which marks his debut at the world's second-largest annual arts festival. He shall be performing his new show, 'Sort Your Bloody Life Out, Mate!', which is an hour of feel-good stand-up. Full of jokes and stories that'll make you feel better about making your life better. Expect talk of strippers, England, self-help, sports and drinking.
For the last weekend in April, the finest comedians decend upon the quaint, market town of Machynlleth, Wales, with thier latest shows. We are pleased to announced EDD HEDGES shall be returning for his third appearance at this intimate and impeccable comedy festival.
Star of Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Andrew Lawrence releases his literary debut, Reasons To Kill Yourself. A follow up on his successful touring show of the same name is 'a self-harm book for anyone who's given up on life.'
Star of self-penned shows, such as Diary of a Dating Addict, Maddy Anholt joins the team as co-writer for ITV2's latest show, LOVE FIX. It is the pilot episode, hosted by Hannah Witton, aired on Valentine's Day.
For the last weekend in April, the finest comedians decend upon the quaint, market town of Machynlleth, Wales, with thier latest shows. We are pleased to announced John Shuttleworth shall be one of the opening shows for the festival. He will be performing some of his best hits as well as some new songs in advance of recording the second series of 'John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music for BBC RAdio 4.
Saskia Preston, finalist of Laughing Horse New Comedian of the Year of 2015, is "an interesting quirky act...with more than a flick of Milton Jones in ehr spaced-out delivery of one-liners" (Steve Bennet, Chortle)
Tickets now available for Morgan Berry's latest show, WATERSHIP DOWN, at London's Leicester Square Theatre. This is the sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show of 2015, brought to you by creator and performer, Joe Rowntree (Dave's One Night Stand)
The News Quiz is back on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to episodes one, two and three.
Pleased to announce, host of The News Quiz and writer and star of In And Out of the Kitchen, Miles Jupp, shall be heading on the road with an exciting new tour, titled SONGS OF FREEDOM from September this year.
Tickets for Andrew Lawrence's brand new show, THE HATE SPEECH TOUR, are now available to buy online.
A bright and sparkling new act on the comedy scene, Fiona Ridewell, semi-finalist of So You Think You're Funny 2014, and Funny Women in the following year.
Joe Bor has just filmed 'Arnie Schwarzeneggers's 50' for Channel 4, where he'll be seen talking about Hollywood's number one action counting down the world's most daring, jaw-dropping stunts, with clips and behind-the-scenes access with stunt professionals.
Alongside the likes of Josh Widdicombe, Reggie Watts and The Boy with Tape on His Face, the world's favourite, hapless explorer, Jasper Cromwell-Jones, shall be performing at Latitude 2016 this year with his lateast book, retelling his recent adventures across the Atlantic.
Pleased to announce that John Shuttleworth shall be appearing on the Last Laugh stage at Greenman Festival 2016, the off-beat musical festival in the Brecon Beacons, (18th-21st August) alongside the likes of Alex Horne, Chris Martin and Eleanor Tiernan.
Jasper’s latest adventure takes him to South America, where he travels to deliver a suitcase for his so called friend, Sebastian. He ends up in a Columbian prison, which is where he meets gang leader Juan. They form an unlikely friendship and together they escape, ending up on the run in the South American jungle.
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RBM are very pleased to announce the following shows shall be on the road from September 2016
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Andrew Lawrence, star of highly prestigious TV shows, such as Live At The Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, shall soon be the centre of an exciting and challenging new documentary, ‘The Outcast Comic’, on Sky Arts. It explores the ideas of freedom of speech with guest appearances such as Al Murray, Nish Kumar and Shappi Khorsandi.
Saskia Preston makes her writing debut for the BBC with accepted submissions for BBC Radio 4 Extra's NewsJack, hosted by Nish Kumar.
Excited to announce an addition to the RBM team, co-host and writer of the popular pod-cast, 'All Killa No Filla', Rachel Fairburn. Finalist of several prestigious comedy competitions, including English Comedian of the Year, Welsh Unsigned Act and Funny Women.
From Award-winning comedy duo, Noah & Jordan comes their debut live show "WHEEL OF SKETCH" the hilarious sketch show with a spin. Literally! The best friends have no clue what sketch they'll do next, until the wheel of sketch has spoken! Prepare for a show of total wheelie funny sketch carnage.
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RBM are pleased to present JOHN SHITTLEWORTH on tour from January 2017 with the following show -
Listen out for the next series of JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC for BBC Radio 4, starting on SUNDAY 20th NOVEMBER. This follows on from the first series which featured such musical luminaries as TOYAH WILCOX and CHAS AND DAVE. This series includes the likes of Clair Grogan, Nick Heyward and Murry Wilson. The series is written and performed by GRAHAM FELLOWS and is a CHIC KEN PRODUCTION.
After making a fantastic debut Edinburgh Fringe show, the amazingly talented, character comedian and actor, Alice Marshall joins the RBM team.
Former special advisor for the Labour party, Ayesha Hazarika, will be heading on tour, with The State of The Nation, from April 2017, starting with a run at Soho Theatre, London. This show will mark her debut both on the road as well as the prestigious London venue. It's a behind-the-scenes tale of life in Parliment.
Affable Edd Hedges heads out on the road with Sofie Hagen as tour support across the UK, which includes a run of London dates at Soho Theatre.
Edd Hedges, recent tour support for Sofie Hagen, will soon head out to Europe's tallest mountains, to entertain audiences at the very top of The Alps. This is of course, Altitude Comedy Festival, which this year is slightly earlier, in the thick of the festival season!
Due to popular demand, an extra date has just been added to Miles Jupp's tour next year in Exeter. The second leg of Songs Of Freedom starts again on 4th January, in Andover (The Lights), and now has two dates at The Northcott Theatre, Exeter.
Joing host, Sandi Toksvig and regular panellist, Alan Davies, on the latest series of BBC 2's long standing comedy show, Q.I., is Miles Jupp as a guest panellist.
RBM is pleased to announce the following tours for 2017:
After a fantastic run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Alice Marshall, actor and character comedian, will be performing her smash-hit debut at The King's Head Theatre, Islington.
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The second series of JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC will be on air from Sunday 20th November. In the first episode of this series John welcomes Chris Difford from SQUEEZE, with extra guest, radio DJ, Tom Robinson.
Mitch Benn recently starred on BBC2's Celebrity Mastermind, to take on the formidable black chair (and John Humphrys) and preceded to win the title of 'Mastermind'.
We are thrilled to welcome Britain's Got Talent semifinalist, voiceover artist and impressionist Darren Altman to the fold!
Rachel Fairburn and Kiri Pritchard-McLean's 'brilliantly funny, informative, shocking and at times even touching' (The Skinny) podcast focuses on the life and crimes of the world's most prolific serial killers. Since its debut in October 2014, AKNF has developed a cult following and its hosts are now hitting the road to spread this morbid fascination nationwide!
We are proud to announce that our first EdFringe 2017 show is now on sale.
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We're excited to announce our list of comedy shows for this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It's a varied international mix of stand-up, characters and even an LGBTQ+ Opera! It's our 26th year at the fringe, and have promoted shows for the likes of Sue Perkins, Miles Jupp and Steve First.
FIONA RIDGEWELL: Home Truths
Due to phenomenal demand Ayesha Hazarika has just had two extra dates added to her run at Soho Theatre, London.
Congratulations to our Alice Marshall, who took the Latest Comedy crown at the Brighton Fringe! Click below to see her at the Edinburgh Festival in August.
Rachel Fairburn took to the Side Splitter Stage at legendary rock music festival Download last weekend, where our favourite Mancunian lass won over the famously rowdy crowds.
Make sure to catch John's extra dates this July:
Never one to sit still for long,Andrew's new show The Happy Accident is coming to a theatre near you this Autumn!
After a successful Spring and Summer tour this year of STATE OF THE NATION, including several sell-out shows, Ayesha will be heading back on the road this Autumn with further tour dates, including an EXTRA date at Norden Farm!
The nation's favourite singer-song writer, JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH is to feature as a guest star in the latest series of Count Arthur Strong on BBC 1. This particular episode will air on Friday 30th June 2017 at 8.30pm, entitled “THE THREE WISHES”.
After taking a break for the summer, (well, working on some new material in Edinburgh!) Mitch Benn will return for the second leg of the tour of DON'T FEAR THE REAPER in September.
So You Think You're Funny Winner, Edd Hedges, whilst making his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe this year will also be appearing on the BBC Tent, in The Millenials Are Coming, hosted by Sofie Hagen.
As part of BBC Edinburgh Festivals tent this fringe, Alice Marshall will be appearing on the character comedy-led show, Who Are Ya? hosted by Jan Ravens.
Miles Jupp joined the panel for last week's hilarious season finale of Mock The Week - catch it on iPlayer
Robert White, extraordinary talented comedian and musician, is bringing his groundbreaking Edinburgh debut InstruMENTAL to the Leicester Square Theatre in London for ONE NIGHT ONLY on Tuesday 5th December! Click the link to have a chance to experience a show like no other:
Miles Jupp returns for the latest series of Have I Got News For You. Episode 5, Series 54, will see Miles join regular panellists, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, for more topical badinage alongside journalist, Quentin Letts and host, Jo Brand.
Graham Fellows, as his alter ego, John Shuttleworth, starred on the latest episode of BBC1's Celebrity Pointless, alongside fellow comic, Dave Gorman. Which they WON! Catch the episode on iPlayer now.
After a hugely successful run at the Fringe in Edinburgh 2017, Edd Hedges is to return to the famous Gilded Balloon in Scotland with his debut show, Wonderland.
Starring alongside Toby Jones and Sam Claflin, Miles Jupp features as the character of Hardy in the new film adaptation of Journey's End, RC Sherriff's clasic play about the futility and slaughter of the first world war.
We are proud to announce three new acts to the RBM stable!
Outstanding one-liner comedian. Tour support for Rob Brydon
Downbeat and self-deprecating stand-up. Star of Fox's Showtime at The Apollo
WINNER Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year. Star of BBC's This Country.
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Alice Marshall, 2017's WINNER of Best Comedy Show at Brighton Fringe, will be heading back to the south coast with another daring show. 25th-28th May 2018.
We couldn’t be prouder of Miles Jupp picking up the gauntlet from BBC2. Famously Unfit... for Sport Relief have challenged Miles to a tirelessly fitness regime, alongside fellow celebrities, Susannah Constantine, Les Dennis and Tameka Empson, and will follow them as they “push themselves to the limit as they embark on a mission to regain their fitness and help inspire the great British public to get active and do their part for Sport Relief too.”
We are thrilled to have Anil Desai on our books! This phenomenally talented impressionist and stand-up comedian has toured around the world. He is soon to be seen in ITV's The Imitation Game.
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