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Roger Monkhouse

Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene. A consummate stand-up who employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience. A highly original and quirky performer, Roger’s trademark stage-prowling style and curious, inimitable manner have established him as one of the most sought-after names on the comedy circuit.

As one of the most accomplished acts on the comedy circuit, Roger headlines at all the major comedy venues and has performed extensively throughout the UK and internationally, playing in all corners of the globe from Europe to The Middle East, South Africa, China, Singapore, Tokyo any many places in between. A fine topical writer and performer, and master of sharp observational comedy, Roger is a regular member of the prestigious and critically acclaimed ‘Cutting Edge’ team at the London Comedy Store. His forte is delivering intelligent, thought provoking material that pulls no punches and is always incisive, relevant and up to date.

Television credits include The Comedy Store and The World Stands Up, (both Comedy Central), My God I’m My Dad (Bravo) and Street Cred Sudoku (UKGold). As a writer, he has contributed to Channel 4’s hit show 8 Out of 10 Cats, scripting up-to-the-minute topical gags for the weekly panel show. On the airwaves, he has been a guest panelist on comedy panel show Jest A Minute (BBC Radio Wales) and has contributed to review show Serious About Comedy (BBC7). He has also recently performed on an episode of The Comedy Store’s Raw & Uncut series; hosting a stand-up show in connection with Sony Pictures, which was released in cinemas across the UK in 2012.

“Roger Monkhouse has an almost indecent supply of talent”

Time Out

"His laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind"

Guardian

"Unfailingly entertaining and skilfully able to pull punchlines, seemingly, out of thin air"

Chortle

"Highly regarded by his peers on the circuit... topical, good and nothing to do with Bob"

Evening Standard

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