In 2005 Tom Allen won the competition So You Think You’re Funny in Edinburgh and went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award later that same year.
He has just returned from supporting the award winning and internationally acclaimed Sarah Millican on her sold out UK tour. He has also recently supported the award winning Josie Long on tour.
He has performed at Montreal’s Just For Laughs and in the last three years has made his debut at Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne Comedy Festivals. He returns to The Stand this August for his 8th Edinburgh show ‘Both Worlds’ and his live chat show ‘Everyone’s Talking at Tom Allen’.
In 2010 Attitude Magazine called him a gay role model.
He recently performed a gig for a fetish club in Birmingham. ‘Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains’ Rousseau (not talking about Birmingham).