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Ross Smith

Leicester Square Theatre Semi Finalist 2016

So You Think You're Funny Semi Finalist 2015

Matt Richardson Tour Support

Lauren Pattison Support Act


Since starting gigging in 2015, Ross Smith has taken the comedy circuit (and the internet) by storm. He's a regular at some of the capital's biggest comedy clubs. His personable, relaxed style and contemporary material, underpinned by clever wordplay and self deprecating humour, has made him one of the country's most exciting emerging acts and quick-witted hosts.

In 2018, he made headlines around the world when he agreed to go on holiday with complete strangers, taking the place of another man called Ross Smith. His viral adventure and the aftermath is the subject of his debut Edinburgh show, I Am Ross Smith.

His second critically acclaimed show Crying/Shame (2019) boasted two of Dave's Top Ten Jokes Of The Fringe alongside a plethora of fantastic reviews.

Ross has also featured in Karl Pilkington's Sky One sitcom Sick Of It and will return to TV screens in 2021 on various projects.

Press

CRYING/SHAME

★★★★
‘Overall, a rising star of comedy who deserves every success from his Fringe run this year.’ The EFC

★★★★
‘Exemplary comedic prowess’ ShortCom

★★★★
‘A nice hour in the company of an assured comedian.’ Three weeks

‘Phenomenal crowd work and quick returns.’ Radio Haha

Featured in Dave’s 10 Funniest Jokes Of The Fringe twice

I AM ROSS SMITH

★★★★
'Laugh-out loud gags and more subtle jokes that are cleverly set up ... Go and see I Am Ross Smith' Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke

★★★★
'An assured debut, and it'll be great to hear more from him' The List

★★★★
'Smith keeps his comedy smart, keeps the crowd entertained and keeps the dull moments at bay with an impressive show that has one thing few Fringe shows do: a truly unique story' Ed Fest Mag

Featured in The Times Critical List: Edinburgh Special

"One of my favourite acts." Joel Dommett

"Hilarious and original." Nish Kumar

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