Participants

STUART GOLDSMITH

Comedian

Stuart Goldsmith is an internationally award-winning comedian, writer, podcaster and host.
With a reputation for smart, accessible stand-up, Stuart’s enthusiasm and natural charm conceal a quick wit and fearlessness honed by his early career as a street performer. Surprisingly candid about his exploits, sexploits and textploits, Stuart likes to get his teeth into love, romance and the downside of getting what you want.

In addition to his stand-up credentials, recent years have seen Stuart build a reputation as a highly skilled interviewer and engaging host. His always insightful and often inspiring The Comedian’s
Comedian podcast shines a light on the darkest creative secrets of his fellow comics, and is much beloved by comedy fans, performers and industry alike. Previous guests include Russell Brand, Jimmy Carr, Tim Minchin, Russell Howard, Sarah Millican, Al Murray, Ross Noble, Tim Vine and David O’Doherty.

Stuart is an Edinburgh Festival Fringe veteran. Having been introduced to the festival as a street performer originally, he has since performed six solo shows at the festival and presented The Comedian’s Comedian podcast at the Fringe three times. Stuart returned to the Fringe in 2016 with critically acclaimed new show Compared To What, which he is currently touring around the UK. In August he will return to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand new show which will then tour UK-wide.

A familiar face on the London and national circuit, Stuart continues to build his audience internationally, performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, where he won the Spirit of the Festival Award. In 2015 he made his debut at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, receiving rave reviews as part of the Brit-ish line-up show and securing a series of high profile guests for The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast, including a live interview with legendary American