Scott Bennett

"Great material, great delivery, a very funny man" Rob Brydon
"A joy to watch" Chris Ramsey
"Clearly has a big future, flashes of Peter Kay, Jason Manford and John Bishop" Bruce Dessau

After starting comedy in late 2009, Scott has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK circuit. Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic. In demand by many of the big clubs, Scott delivers wry observations on the absurdity of modern living. His sharply written routines have been delighting audiences across the country. In 2013 and 2015 he was selected to perform in the prestigious Big Value showcase show for Just the Tonic at the Edinburgh fringe, the show has previously been a springboard to success for many household names including Jason Manford and Sarah Millican.

His debut hour stand up show About a Roy: Stories about me dad was nominated for the highly acclaimed Amused Moose Comedy Award and was selected as one of the top ten shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015. As well as receiving rave reviews, Scott was selected to perform an extract from the show as part of the famous Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe Showcase. The show also received a Best New Show nomination at the Buxton Fringe Festival.

His second show Leap Year was nominated for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2019 and completed a sell out run to critical acclaim at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

A versatile and confident performer Scott regularly appears at many established clubs and was also thrilled to recently be selected to do a support slot for Michael McIntyre as part of his work in progress shows at the Duchess Theatre in London alongside Keri Godliman, Russell Kane and Ed Gamble.

In 2017 and 2018 Scott supported his comedy hero, Rob Brydon on his National UK tour dates for his latest show I am Standing Up.

As well as working as a succesful stand up comic in his own right, Scott has written for high profile acts including Jason Manford, is a writer for The Chris Ramsey Show for Comedy Central and has written for the News Quiz on BBC Radio 4.

He has also featured on the BBC Radio 4Extra podcasts, The Comedy Club with Arthur Smith and Knock Knock with Helen Lederer.