Gordon Southern

Gordon Southern

About Gordon

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. LIVE WORK 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. 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 FESTIVALS 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 RADIO 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 VOICEOVER WORK Admiral insurance – voice of parrot – TV and Radio campaign Carex Washer/Walker campaign NTL Home TV 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 THEATRE Moon The Loon – Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh - 2006 WRITING CREDITS 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.
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