Gordon Southern

"Hugely talented. Very funny." Time Out
"Top class all round." The Sunday Times
"His latest Edinburgh show is full to bursting with comedic gold." ★★★★ Broadway Baby

Gordon Southern is the international word clown. He is one of the busiest comics in the UK playing everywhere worth playing. He is a regular at the world famous London Comedy Store, a resident MC at Edinburgh’s notorious Late N Live and a fixture on the global festival circuit.

A talented actor and award winning writer with critical acclaim for numerous projects, Southern has written for some of the most memorable comedy shows of the last decade.

Gordon is a regular headliner on the UK and international circuit, spending several months every year performing sell out shows in Australia and New Zealand. A highly regarded act, he has worked in many exotic and challenging places, including Afghanistan, The Falkland Islands, Kosovo & Liverpool.

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. The critically acclaimed A Brief History of History received nominations at both the New Zealand Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

He has enjoyed sell out runs at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival from 2011- 2014. His show The Kerfuffle was a total sell out and nominated for Best Show at Perth Fringe 2014. Gordon also has a Time Out Comedy Award from his days with BBC Radio 4’s Cheese Shop comedy sketch team.

He has written for many shows including The One Ronnie (BBC One) which was nominated for a British Comedy Award, Mischief (BBC Three), The 11 O’Clock Show (BBC Three), Dead Ringers (BBC) and Comedy Nation (BBC).