Tom Allen

Comedian, Writer & Actor

Tom Allen is a renowned comedian, writer and actor that began his career within stand up at the age of 22 before going on to win both the So You Think You’re Funny and the BBC New Comedy Awards within the same year. Tom refined his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling by performing to audiences all over the UK and around the world, Tom Allen has also recently made his debut on the BBC‘s iconic Live at the Apollo.

The brilliant Allen has also made numerous appearances on hit UK TV shows such as 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Mock the Week, The Great British Bake Off’s Extra Slice, Celebrity The Crystal Maze as well as the John Bishop Show and Channel 4‘s Comedy Gala. Also making several appearances on Just a Minute, Allen was also a part of the 50th episode alongside the esteemed Prince Charles! The hilarious and quick witted Tom Allen is available to hire as a comedian and entertainer for events, dinners and functions across the UK through the Champions Speakers agency.

Allen famously supported the superb Sarah Millican on her sold-out tour of Australia, New Zealand and the UK last year and the gifted comedian has also supported the likes of Josh Widdicombe, Romesh Ranganathan and Michael McIntyre. Following a sell-out performance of his show, Indeed at the Edinburgh Festival, Allen recently took his production to the main stream at London’s Soho Theatre before extending his current tour Absolutely to even more places around the UK. Not only does Tom Allen conduct shows, he also has a weekly podcast, Like Minded Friends, which he entertainingly records with friend and compadre Suzi Ruffell, the popularity of the podcast has soared to now reach hundreds of thousands in its listenership.

Tom has also performed at Montreal’s Just For Laughs as well as Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne Comedy Festivals and has supported Reggie Watts and Eugene Mirman in the US. A comical journalist that can bring written humour to life, Tom Allen has authored articles for The Scotsman, The Independent, The Lady and The Guardian. Attitude Magazine called him a gay role model. Amongst his many other accomplishments, Tom Allen has also performed Pip Bin in Radio 4‘s Sony Award-winning Bleak Expectations and as an actor has also guest starred in Comedy Central‘s Threesome, BBC‘s Sensitive Skin with Joanna Lumley and Fear of Fanny with Mark Gatiss and Julia Davis. The film includes Colour Me Kubrick with John Malkovich, Starter for Ten with James McEvoy and the Stephen Frears film, Tamara Drewe.

The hilarious, comical and endlessly entertaining Tom Allen is available to hire for any event, dinner or function through the Champions Speakers agency where he is certain to be a hit with your audience.

To book Tom Allen to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

Watch Tom performing at The Royal Variety Performance here: