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.


A likeable high tempo comicThe Guardian
Joyous, cheek aching and touching stand upShortlist
He already has the confidence of a veteranThe Times
Little short of a revelationScotsman★★★★ 

Television includes:

  • Live At The ApolloBBC1
  • Mock the WeekBBC2
  • Smells Like Friday NightChannel 4
  • Sunday BrunchChannel 4
  • Premier League 20 Funniest Moments Sky1
  • Cats Does CountdownChannel 4
  • Fake ReactionITV2
  • Celebrity JuiceITV2
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Deal or No DealChannel 4
  • John Bishops Only JokingSky1
  • I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here NowITV2
  • 8 Out of 10 CatsChannel 4
  • Live At The Electric (Warm Up)BBC3
  • Mad Mad World (Warm Up)ITV1
  • Big Brothers Bit on the SideChannel 5
  • Fresh MeatChannel 4
  • Richard Bacon’s Beer & Pizza ClubITV4
  • Geordie Shore’s Mint BitsMTV
  • The Jersey Royals: Snooki and The SituationMTV
  • 50 Greatest Plastic Surgery ShockersChannel 4
  • Geordie Shore Reunion Show (Warm Up)MTV
  • Scoreboard (Warm Up)Facebook TV

Radio includes:

  • Not Just Cricket – The Ashes5Live
  • The Swash Parry Beckett Podcast iTunes
  • The ManuscriptAbsolute Radio
  • The Alex Horne PodcastiTunes
  • The Shaun Keaveney PodcastiTunes
  • The Blame GameBBC Radio Ulster
  • Dave Weekly Podcast iTunes
  • Fantastically Arsenal (podcast)iTunes

Live includes:

  • Rob Beckett - Mouth Of The South2016
  • Rob Beckett Live National Tour2013
  • Rob Beckett’s Summer Holiday Edinburgh 2012
  • Russell Kane Tour Support2011 / 2012

Awards includes:

  • WinnerAmused Moose Laugh Off 2010
  • WinnerOutside the Box New Act of the Year 2010
  • Runner UpSo You Think You’re Funny 2010
  • Runner UpBath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2010
  • FinalistLeicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010
  • Semi FinalistLaughing Horse New Act of the Year 2010
  • WinnerLeicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year 2009
  • WinnerReading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2009

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