Scottish comedian, Richard Gadd, is an actor and comedian. His natural entertaining comedy makes him ideal for a wide range of events, from corporate to public clients, industry events to festivals. Richard is an award-winning entertainer, whose audiences can't get enough of his unique, hilarious comedy shows. If you are planning an event, booking a comedian can ensure that your audiences are laughing all party, event or festival long.
Among his other awards, Richard won the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Comedy Show at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. At the same event, he was also nominated for the 2016 Total Theatre Award for Innovation. 2016 proved to be the year that Richard exploded onto the scene, as he also won the Chortle Comedian's Comedian Award and was nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Performer.
Richard boasts several sell-out shows. His show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2017 was nominated for the 2017 Barry Award, a testament to his comedic skill. In 2019, Richard's show Baby Reindeer won two awards when he performed it at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival - a Stage Award for Acting Excellence and the Scotsman Fringe First Award for New Writing. The show was a success, so Richard performed a five-week run at a London theatre.
From the Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2015 to the Scottish Comedy Award for Best Solo Show in 2016, is there any award that Richard hasn't won? Taking to the screen, his adaptable talent led him to appear on hard-hitting drama Against the Law and comedy series 404. As a screenwriter, he has written episodes for influential Netflix show Sex Education and Dave's Ultimate Warrier.
As a celebrity comedian, Richard is the ideal entertainer for your event. A natural talent, his hilarious, well-written shows have won award after award. Richard is showing no signs of slowing down, meaning that this booking opportunity is as topical and relevant as they come.