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Tom Taylor

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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



Wed 3
Boston, Black Sluice
Fri 5

Durham, Gala Theatre
Sat 6
Leeds, Avenue HQ

Wed 10
Darlington, Old English Gentleman (Edinburgh Preview)
Thu 11
Leeds, Santiago Bar (New Material)
Fri 12

Cheltenham, 2000trees Festival
Sat 13
Leeds, Avenue HQ
+ Farsley, The Constitutional (Edinburgh Preview)
Sun 14
Peterborough, Broadway Theatre (Edinburgh Preview)

Wed 17
Harrogate, The Empress (MC)
Fri 19
Nelson, Cricket Club
Sat 20
London, Pleasance (Edinburgh Preview)
+ London, Backyard Comedy Club
Sun 21
Ormskirk, Mylo & Co (Edinburgh Preview)

Tue 23
Eyam, Mechanics Institute (Edinburgh Preview)
Thu 25
York, Great Yorkshire Fringe (Edinburgh Preview)
Fri 26

Newcastle, Alphabetti Theatre (Edinburgh Preview)
Sat 27
Bruton, Farmfestival
+ Lyme Regis, Marine Theatre
Sun 28
Oxford, Jam Factory (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 23
Glasgow, Glee Club
Sat 24
Glasgow, Glee Club

Fri 30
Sat 31


Wed 4
Bridlington, The Spa
Fri 6
Helmsley, Arts Centre (MC)
Sat 7
High Wycombe, Wycombe Abbey

Wed 11
Harrogate, The Empress (MC)
Thu 12
Newcastle, Bobiks (Charlie Montague Mystery)
Fri 13
Newcastle, Bobiks
Sat 14

Tue 17
York, Eagle & Child (New Material)
Wed 18
Thirsk, Courthouse (MC)
Thu 19
Fri 20
Canterbury, Gulbenkian
Sat 21
Leeds, Avenue HQ

Thu 26
Fri 27
Sat 28