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Tom Taylor

I am also a writer, an actor, comfortable working in teams or independently and am proficient in Microsoft Office.

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Multi-award winning comedian Tom Taylor has received high praise from audiences and critics alike.

In 2013 Tom reached the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny? competition, the following year he was a finalist in the Hobgoblin Comedy Award and in 2015 he took home the award for Comedian of the Year at the inaugural Great Yorkshire Fringe. Most recently he picked up the Audience Favourite Award at the Musical Comedy Awards 2017 and reached the final of English Comedian of the Year 2018.

A favourite of live bookers across the UK, Tom has also supported Simon Munnery, John Kearns and Abandoman on tour and performed on Radio 2 and Radio 4 as part of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award.

In addition to his stand-up talents, Tom is an accomplished actor and writer having penned and performed two one-man murder mysteries, A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Game’s a Foot, Try the Fish and The Man with the Twisted Hip. Following two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tom embarked on a national tour of both shows in autumn 2017.

Excellent … beautifully daft

Sunday Times

Tom Taylor returned for a cracking headline set. He’s a  quirky, sometimes musical act with all the nervous energy of early Adam Hess with original gags and a confidence to work in the moment and mock his own stupidity. Dad jokes – and plenty of better ones besides – are rarely done this stylishly.

Steve Bennett, Chortle

His brand of nervous, neurotic musical comedy – coupling deliberately simplistic tunes on an old Casio keyboard with cleverly constructed lyrics and smart wordplay – is an absolute delight

The Skinny

A fine and innovative Bontempi player and comedian

Time Out



Tue 2
Leicester (New Material)
Fri 5
Helmsley, Arts Centre (MC)
Sat 6

Wed 10
Harrogate, The Empress (MC)
Fri 12
Sat 13
, Comedy Station
Sun 14

Thu 18
Fri 19
Edinburgh, Monkey Barrel
Sat 20
Edinburgh, Monkey Barrel
+ Edinburgh, Beehive Inn
Sun 21
Edinburgh, Monkey Barrel

Wed 24
Thirsk, Old Courthouse (MC)
Fri 26
+ Peterborough
Sat 27
Sun 28
Manchester, Comedy Store (New Material)

Mon 29
Manchester, Gullivers (Edinburgh Preview)


Wed 1
Newton Aycliffe
Fri 3
Leeds, Carriageworks Theatre
+ Leeds, First Direct Arena

Wed 8
Harrogate, The Empress (MC)
Thu 9
Fri 10

Fri 17
Bollington, Arts Centre

Tue 21
York (New Material)
Wed 22
Nottingham, Canalhouse (New Material)
Thu 23
Urmston (Edinburgh Preview)
Sat 25

Thu 30
Tunbridge Wells
Fri 31
West Malling


Sat 1
Hull, Comedy Lounge

Fri 7
Sat 8
Sun 9
York, The Basement (Edinburgh Preview)

Wed 12
Harrogate, The Empress (MC)
Fri 14
Sat 15
London, Comedy Loft

Thu 20
+ Barrow
Sun 23
Lancaster, The Borough

Tue 25
Telford, Crown Inn (Edinburgh Preview)
Wed 26

Leeds (New Material)
+ Knaresborough, Frazer Theatre (Edinburgh Preview)
Sat 29


Fri 5
Durham, Gala Theatre
Sat 6

Wed 10
Darlington (Edinburgh Preview)
Sat 13
Farsley, The Constitutional (Edinburgh Preview)
Sun 14
Manchester, Comedy Store (New Material)

Wed 17
Harrogate, The Empress (MC)
Sat 20
London, Pleasance (Edinburgh Preview)
+ London, Backyard Comedy Club
Sun 21
Ormskirk (Edinburgh Preview)

Thu 25
York, Great Yorkshire Fringe (Edinburgh Preview)
Fri 26

Newcastle, Alphabetti Theatre (Edinburgh Preview)
Sat 27
Lyme Regis
Sun 28
Oxford (Edinburgh Preview)

Wed 31
Edinburgh Fringe, Pleasance Courtyard (The Cellar)
Tom Taylor is the Indie Feel-Good Hit of the Summer


Thu 1 – Sun 25
Edinburgh Fringe, Pleasance Courtyard (The Cellar)
Tom Taylor is the Indie Feel-Good Hit of the Summer

Fri 2 – Sat 10 (LIMITED RUN)
Edinburgh Fringe, theSpace @ Surgeons Hall (Theatre 2)
A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Game’s a Foot, Try the Fish

Fri 30
Sat 31