BMJ PODCAST

December 11, 2019

Podcast I did for the student BMJ's 'Sharp Scratch' series on using gallows humour to benefit doctors and patients (without getting struck off).

'INSPIRING PSYCHIATRISTS'

October 08, 2019

Honoured to be featured by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in their #ChoosePsychiatry campaign.

A-Z MENTAL HEALTH ATLAS

July 21, 2019

I'm doing a WIP show in Edinburgh for 2 weeks (City Cafe, 1-14th Aug, 12.30pm) then performing it in London (Camden Comedy Club, 18-19th Aug, 8pm). Please come. Here's the blurb:

Can't tell a psychiatrist from a psychic or narcissistic personality disorder from an American President? An NHS shrink maps the psychiatric landscape in this WIP. Because our minds don't come with a satnav. 'Perfect and hilarious' (Buzzfeed.com)

SHRINK @ BRIGHTON FRINGE

April 09, 2019

I'm doing 5 dates at Brighton Fringe in May 2019 with a show called 'Shrink' about trying to stay sane in the madness industry. If you're in town would love to see you there.

MARK WATSON'S 26.2 HOUR COMEDY MARATHON

March 04, 2019

Last week I used exposure therapy on stage to cure Angela Barnes' fear of fish. A genuine phobia, she began the looong charity event literally hiding under the table and ended by walking over hot fish cakes, releasing a goldfish and kissing a cod!

GUARDIAN OPINION PIECE

December 05, 2018

I wrote an opinion piece for the Guardian arguing that Tyson Fury is now a picture of good mental health. I didn't choose choose the photo.
 

SHRINK

July 19, 2018

Had such a blast at Camden Comedy Club where my show Shrink sold out it's 4 dates. Thanks everyone who came :)

BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD SHORTLIST

June 04, 2018

Wohooo! I've been shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award down from 600 applicants to 50. My quarter final is on Mon 18th June at 'Up The Creek' in Greenwich. Cross em for me.

BRIGHTON FRINGE BEST NEWCOMER NOMINEE

June 01, 2018

I took my show 'The Ayahuasca Diaries' to Brighton Fringe, had full rooms each day, a nice ★★★★ review and was nominated for their Best Newcomer award. Lovely stuff!

PICCADILLY NEW COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR GRAND FINAL 2017

December 29, 2017

Well happy to come runner-up in Piccadilly New Act of the Year 2017.

WORLD EXTREME MEDICINE CONFERENCE 2017

November 24, 2017

I'm delighted to have been asked to present The Ayahuasca Diaries at this international conference in Edinburgh alongside the likes of astronaut and all-round-hero Tim Peake.

THE AYAHUASCA DIARIES (IN LONDON)

November 16, 2017

By popular demand The Ayahuasca Diaries is coming to The Bill Murray, London. The low-down: last year I went to Peru in search of ayahuasca, a healing hallucinogenic so strong that just 1 dose has been likened to 15 years of therapy. So, was it the magic pill I crave? “A stand-out show" John Flemming.

AAA STAND-UP UNDERBELLY

June 28, 2017

Dead happy to be headlining this prestigious Bound & Gagged Edinburgh showcase. Our poster is a pastiche of the film Trainspotting, so that's me pulling my best coming-off-heroin face. August 3rd-27th, Cowgate Underbelly, 6.20pm

BATH NEW ACT RUNNER-UP

April 25, 2017

Ooof close, again! I came 2nd in the Bath New Act Competition 2017. Happy for funnyman Sunjai Arif who scooped the top prize and is now supporting USA's Tom Green no less.

COMEDY KNIGHTS RUNNER-UP

September 29, 2015

Came 2nd in the Comedy Knights national competition to the wonderful George Lewis. He won £500 and now presents Top Gear on the BBC. I got a notebook to write better jokes in.

MANGERS NEW ACT FINAL

September 28, 2015

Delighted to feature in the Magners New Act competition final, for acts hand-picked by comedy promoters. Other acts included Lolly Adefope and Chris Washington and it was ultimately won by Sophie Willan.

GAG REFLEX PRESENTS

August 02, 2015

Buzzing to have been picked for a comedy showcase by the people who brought you Tape Face and Gein's Family Giftshop. Featuring Tom Lucy, Chris Washington, Freddy Quinne and ME.

FROG & BUCKET WORLD SERIES WINNER

November 27, 2014

I won a thing! I am officially the funniest person in the world / Manchester and surrounding areas.

SO YOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY FINAL

September 02, 2014

My first time performing in Edinburgh was for the stupidly-prestigious SYTYF final, of which previous finalists include comedy Gods such as Peter Kay, Mark Watson and Sarah Millican.

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