Mark Simmons

Mark is presenting his first solo show at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. ‘Mr’ promises to be an hour packed full of inventive one-liners.

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MS 14.cropMark Simmons is quickly establishing himself as a young comic to watch.

With a strong, material driven set laden with quirky quips and slow-burners, his understated style is intelligent and full of laugh out loud gags.  Mark has performed at Glee, Highlight, The Stand, Out Of Bounds and LonestarComedy Clubs, and in 2013 has performed at The Green Man, Reading, Leeds, Chelmsford and Stratford Festivals.

Competitions

Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year – 2013 Joint Runner Up

NATYS (formerly Hackney Empire New Act Show) – 2012 Finalist

So you think you’re funny – Finalist 2009

Amused Moose Laugh Off – Finalist 2009

English Comedian Of The Year – Finalist 2009

Folkestone Comedy Festival New Act Competition – Winner

Newbury Comedy Festival New Act Competition- Runner-Up

Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition- Runner-Up

Nominated in the 2 Days of Laughter 2012 Film Festival starring in a short film part of a comedy troupe

Quotes

fiendishly clever”  Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke – Feb 2013

An excellent set of one-liners … Simmons is definitely one to watch” (NewsShopper 5/13)

Positive, warm hearted comedy firmly rooted in stand up and not whimsy.” Julia Chamberlain – Highlight Comedy Clubs

Simmons raised the bar with an extensive collection of oblique one-liners … a hit rate better than most in his genre”   Chortle (2012)

You were fantastic” – Tim Vine

Engagingly upbeat delivery’ – Chortle (2011)

Imaginative lines’ - The Scotsman

Well built funny jokes’ – Fringe Report

“His Tim-Vine-like quips and puns are from his young perspective of the world around him and each one is told with a boyish innocence which is hard to resist” – Broadway Baby

Festivals

2014 – Mark will be performing his first solo show at Edinburgh 2014

2012 – Edinburgh Fringe Festival – Two For None (with Danny Ward)

2012 – Eindhoven Festival, Holland – performed 4 shows over 2 nights.

2011 – Edinburgh Fringe Festival – Late ‘n’ Free show (Laughing Horse)

2011 – Red Brick Comedy Club (Brighton Comedy Festival)

2010 – Edinburgh Fringe Festival Big Value Comedy Showcase (Just the Tonic)

2009 – Edinburgh Fringe Festival – Get On With It (with Seann Walsh & Paul McCaffrey)

2008 + 2009 – Amused Moose Hot Starlets

For more of a taster of Mark, see his Blog and Twitter by clicking the pictures below

Mark Simmons Videos

Mark Simmons Full Reviews

Mark Simmons High Res Images


For more info please contact:

Joss Jones   @  Cosmic Comedy Management

01628 415 683   /  07970 675 363  /   joss@cosmiccomedy.co.uk  /  http://www.cosmiccomedy.co.uk

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