Mark Watson

Leading British Comedian

Well loved British comedian, TV personality and novelist, Mark Watson, is known for his hilarious and loveable nature, as well as his brilliant stand-up gigs. Mark has a quality that is perfect for corporate entertainment, event hosting and facilitating, which is why he has fast become a popular choice for all manner of events. Initially starting off his career in stand up comedy after becoming a member of the Footlights, an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge, and thus became a part of the revue, which was nominated for the Best Newcomer category in the Perrier Comedy Awards. Furthermore, Mark went on to co-direct a revue at the 2001 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This introduced him to the world of comedy and a magnificent solo career.

A regular Edinburgh Festival goer, Mark has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival over twelve times, with a number of incredibly popular shows. Some of those shows include, Far Too Happy, his first show at the festival, 50 Years Before Death and the Awful Prospect of Eternity, Mark Watson’s Seemingly Impossible 36-Hour Circuit of the World, Can I Briefly Talk To You About The Point of Life?, All The Thoughts I’ve Had Since I Was Born and The Infinite Show, to name a few. Not to mention a number of his shows have been followed by a successful UK tour.

An incredibly successful comedian and one of the most popular British comedians on the circuit, Mark has been nominated and received a number of awards from throughout his varied career. Some of his awards include being nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2005 Perrier Comedy Awards, Time Out Critics Choice Award 2006 and a Barry Award nomination for best show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2006 and winning the if.comeddie Award Panel Prize.

A multi-talented individual, Mark has also authored a number of fiction and non-fictions books. Most notably, his non-fiction book, Crap at the Environment, delved into Marks own efforts to reduce his carbon footprint over the course of one year. He is also a regular article writer for newspaper columns. Also, Mark has had his own TV and radio shows, created his own television drama and has his own production company.

Moreover, as a result of his comedic success, Mark has become well known for his offbeat and ambition shows, having performed several marathon 24-hour gigs, and has released some of his most successful stand-up shows on DVD. An ideal addition for events, Mark has vast stage and entertainment experience as a stand-up comedian, as well as having experience as a presenter for awards ceremonies, such as being the host for the NME Awards at Brixton Academy.

To book Mark Watson as the corporate entertainment for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.