Rob Deering

"As sharp and versatile as a Swiss Army knife, Rob Deering is one of the best performers on the circuit." The Independent
"Ingenious and hilarious!" The Guardian
"Inspired!" The Telegraph

Rob Deering is a comedian and presenter. He is a former BBC New Comedy Award finalist who regularly hosts The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra). He has appeared on Pointless Celebrities (BBC One), Celebrity Eggheads (BBC Two) and Celebrity Mastermind (BBC One). He also won a special comedian’s edition of The Weakest Link – Rob is the only person ever to have won without getting a question wrong!

Rob is a regular contributor to The Steve Lamacq Show (BBC Radio 6 Music). His other credits include Strictly: It Takes Two (BBC Two), Comedy Rocks With Jason Manford (ITV), Celebrity Juice (ITV2), Out To Lunch (BBC Radio 2), My Teenage Diary (BBC Radio 4) and The Panic Room (BBC Radio 4).

Rob has toured the UK with his critically-acclaimed solo shows. He is also a regular performer at the Edinburgh Fringe as well as appearing at the Udderbelly Festival (on London’s Southbank), Machfest, V Festival, Towersey Festival, Kendal Calling, Green Man Festival, Camp Bestival and Latitude. Also, his late-night music comedy pop quiz Beat This is a festival institution.

Rob is also a prolific runner – he has completed multiple marathons and has a regular podcast, Running Commentary, with fellow comedian Paul Tonkinson in which they talk about life, and running, as well as interviewing celebrities and other interesting characters…all whilst running.