Kevin Dewsbury

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Kevin is from Cheshire, though often mistaken as being from Yorkshire due to his ridiculous northern accent.  He performs all over the UK and overseas at clubs including The Comedy Store, Jongleurs, universities and festivals.

His material ranges from storytelling, observations on daily life and one liners. He also has a great ability to mimic most accents.

He has appeared at the Edinburgh Festival in sell out shows and has toured UK theatres as the support act for top comics Tim Vine and Lucy Porter.

Kevin is also an actor recently appearing as a Circus Clown in Martin Scorsese‘s recent film ‘Hugo‘.  

He performed his critically acclaimed successful debut solo show ‘In…sane’ based on the real life events of suffering (then recovering from) a nervous breakdown at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012.

Kevin returned to Edinburgh in 2013 with an equally successful follow up show entitled "Kevin Dewsbury: Out Now"

He has also been the support act for Michael Mcintyre, Omid Djalili and Russell Howard.

Kevin is currently starring as 'James' in the Stan James Bookmakers national TV advertising campaign.

Kevin is also an excellent club and corporate MC.

LIVE WORK

Laughterhouse, Jongleurs, Highlight, Last Laugh, Frog & Bucket, Comedy Central, The Hyena, HiFi (Toby Jones), Agraman, Komedia, Just Fair laughs, Bottle Rocket Comedy, Kill For A Seat, Paramount Comedy, The Comedy Company, Laughing Horse, the Comedy Stand, Rob Riley, Funhouse Comedy (Spiky Mike) as well as several independants.

QUOTES

"Slickness and sheer talent"

TIME OUT

"An excellent comedian, one of the most underrated comics on the circuit"

TOBY FOSTER, LAST LAUGH COMEDY, BBC SHEFFIELD AND STAR OF PHOENIX NIGHTS

"A real treat of understated deadpan humour"

THREE WEEKS, EDINBURGH

"A wide comic repertoire that veers effortlessly between meandering tales, killer one-liners and hilarious accents"

PENNINE LANCASHIRE

"He has a touch of early Eddie Izzard about him, both in his demeanour, delivery and look and his understated, self-deprecating humour was the perfect foil to the comics who followed him"

NORTHAMPTION CHRONICLE AND ECHO

"Wonderful observation’s, his songs are inspired, his asides sublime and all this wrapped up in a plethora of cock-jokes"

LGBTTHEATRE.COM

SOLO SHOW REVIEWS

"funny story that's worth telling.  A cleverly structured tale, amazing, redemptive and powerful"

FRINGEGURU.COM

"One of the funniest yet thought provoking shows I've seen in a long time"

THEPUBLICREVIEWS.COM

EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEWS

**** "This story is told with incredible candour and bravery, his delivery is spot on, delightfully funny"

broadwaybaby.com

"Praise be! – at last a comic that is a great relief among the laddish banalities of the Fringe. This is indeed therapy, but for us, the audience"

SCOTSGAY

"This guy is very funny indeed. A poignant tale with lots of really good deadpan humour. He is a little like Eddie Izzard – but he made me laugh much more than Eddie Izzard ever could. Engaging, very slick and professional. Wonderful songs that had me and the audience in stitches. A very likeable comedian. A really funny hour – don’t miss him. Get out now."

THE EDINBURGH ENLIGHTENMENT

LINKS

Website - www.kevindewsbury.com

Twitter - @Kevindewsbury