With 16 years of comedy experience on his belt Gordon Southern is one of the most sought after headline acts on the UK and international circuit. Gordon regularly plays to sell out audiences at the most prestigious clubs in the country including Comedy Store and Jongleurs. His upbeat and energetic delivery combined with his fantastically funny observational comedy and quick witted improvisation has secured his place as an audience favourite.
An award winning writer with critical acclaim for numerous projects that he has worked on, Southern has written for some of the most memorable comedy shows of the last decade.
Not content with mastering stand-up and writing Gordon is also a brilliant actor with praise from The British Theatre Guide for his debut acting role in Moon The Loon. His acting skills are not just confined to the stage however, he was the very memorable voice of the Admiral Insurance Parrot on their national TV and Radio ad campaigns.
Gordon is a regular headlining comedian on UK and International circuit. He spends at least 2 months every year performing in Australia. A highly regarded international act, he's worked in may exotic and challenging places, including Afghanistan, The Arabian Desert, Falkland Islands, Kosovo and Liverpool.
Forthcoming trips include solo theatre shows in India, South Africa and Australia.
Gordon made his Edinburgh debut in the highly respected Comedy Zone in 1997 and has since gone on to take up several successful and acclaimed solo shows.
Stamp Stamp – Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 2007
The Solutions – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2006 & Manchester Comedy Festival 2006
My Drums Hell – Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 2003
Gordon Southern – Edinburgh Fringe Festival - 2001
Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 2001-present
Adelaide Comedy Festival 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009
Sydney Comedy Festival - 2006
Melbourne Comedy Festival – 2006, 2009
Byron Bay Big Joke Festival - 2008
Cambridge Comedy Festival – 2008 (solo show)
Manchester Comedy Festival – 2006 (solo show)
Dubai Comedy Festival - 2005
The Cheese Shop Presents… - BBC Radio 4 – 97-99
Stand Up 2 – BBC Radio 2 – 1997
The Joy Of Sketch – BBC Radio 2 – 1998
Weekending – BBC Radio 4
Admiral insurance – voice of parrot – TV and Radio campaign
Carex Washer/Walker campaign
NTL Home TV
Tonight with Trevor McDonald – 2009
Stand Up Australia – Comedy Channel - 2008
Mischief - BBC3 -2007
11 O'Clock Show – C4 - 2000
Edinburgh Comedy – BBC - 2001
Comedy Nation – BBC - 1998
Stand Up Show – BBC
Sunday Show – BBC
Paramount Presents…The Cheese Shop
Comikaze – Paramount
WARM UP ARTIST
Have I Got News For You – BBC
QI – BBC
Never Mind The Buzzcocks – BBC
11 O'Clock Show – C4
Armstrong & Miller – 1996
The Jack Docherty Show – 1997-98
Moon The Loon – Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh - 2006
Mischief – BBC3
11 O'Clock Show – BBC3
Dead Ringers – BBC
Comedy Nation – BBC
Live Floor Show – BBC
Revolver – BBC
Jim Tavare – BBC
Sunday Show BBC
Good Stuff – ITV
Gas – C4
The Big Breakfast – C4
Cheese Shop – BBC Radio 4
Other writing credits include work for shows on BBC2, C5, Sky One, BBC Radio 1,2,4,5 and stand-up material for other live acts.