About Rob

Rob started performing stand-up in 2009 and quickly enjoyed success in all of the new comedian competitions winning 4 competitions in his first year. Consistently impressive performances in these competitions, culminated in Rob finishing as a runner up in So You Think You’re Funny and winning the Amused Moose Laugh Off which earned him an invite to perform at Comedy festivals in Australia. At this festival in Adelaide Rob was nominated for the best newcomer award. He made his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2012 with his solo show Rob Beckett’s Summer Holiday.

Television includes:

Live At The Apollo BBC1
Mock the Week BBC2
Smells Like Friday Night Channel 4
Sunday Brunch Channel 4
Premier League 20 Funniest Moments Sky1
Cats Does Countdown Channel 4
Fake Reaction ITV2
Celebrity Juice ITV2
8 Out of 10 Cats Deal or No Deal Channel 4
John Bishops Only Joking Sky1
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now ITV2
8 Out of 10 Cats Channel 4
Live At The Electric (Warm Up) BBC3
Mad Mad World (Warm Up) ITV1
Big Brothers Bit on the Side Channel 5
Fresh Meat Channel 4
Richard Bacon’s Beer & Pizza Club ITV4
Geordie Shore’s Mint Bits MTV
The Jersey Royals: Snooki and The Situation MTV
50 Greatest Plastic Surgery Shockers Channel 4
Geordie Shore Reunion Show (Warm Up) MTV
Scoreboard (Warm Up) Facebook TV

Radio includes:

Not Just Cricket – The Ashes 5Live
The Swash Parry Beckett Podcast iTunes
The Manuscript Absolute Radio
The Alex Horne Podcast iTunes
The Shaun Keaveney Podcast iTunes
The Blame Game BBC Radio Ulster
Dave Weekly Podcast iTunes
Fantastically Arsenal (podcast) iTunes

Live includes:

Rob Beckett Live National Tour 2013
Rob Beckett’s Summer Holiday Edinburgh 2012
Russell Kane Tour Support 2011 / 2012

Awards include:

Winner Amused Moose Laugh Off 2010
Winner Outside the Box New Act of the Year 2010
Runner Up So You Think You’re Funny 2010
Runner Up Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2010
Finalist Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010
Semi Finalist Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2010
Winner Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year 2009
Winner Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2009

Press:

‘A likeable high tempo comic’
The Guardian

‘Joyous, cheek aching and touching stand up’
Shortlist

‘He already has the confidence of a veteran’
The Times

‘Little short of a revelation’ ★ ★ ★ ★
Scotsman