Gordon Southern is an international word clown. His upbeat and energetic delivery combined with fantastically funny observational comedy & quick witted improvisation has secured his place as an audience favourite all over the world. 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 and a talented actor and an award winning writer.
Regular headlining all over the world and, spending several months every year performing in Australia he’s a highly regarded international act. He’s worked in many exotic & challenging places, including Afghanistan, The Falkland Islands, Kosovo & Liverpool. He’s sold out in Mumbai, India, headlined the first ever Serbian comedy festival, as well as knocking them dead in Singapore, Dubai, Cyprus and New Zealand.
Gordon made his Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut in the highly respected Comedy Zone in 1997 and has since gone on to take up several successful and acclaimed solo shows, With 2012’s “A Brief History of History” receiving award nominations at the New Zealand Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. He has enjoyed sell out runs at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival from 2011- 2013. Gordon also has a Time Out Comedy award from his days with BBC Radio 4’s Cheese Shop comedy sketch team.
In short this is one very charismatic and incredibly funny performer!
“Top class all round” The Sunday Times
“Hugely talented… Very funny” Time Out
Stand Up Awards
NOMINATED FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT NEW ZEALAND COMEDY GUILD 2014
NOMINATED FOR BEST COMEDY PERTH FRINGE 2014-15
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT NOMINEE NEW ZEALAND COMEDY FESTIVAL 2012.
AMUSED MOOSE LAUGHTER AWARDS BEST SHOW NOMINEE 2012.
TIME OUT COMEDY AWARD WINNER.
TIME OUT AWARDS DUBAI BEST COMEDY PERFORMANCE 2014 NOMINEE
As A Warm Up Artist…
Have I Got News For You – BBC
QI – BBC
Never Mind The Buzzcocks – BBC
I’m Alan Partridge – BBC
11 O’Clock Show – C4
Stand and deliver ABC2 Australia 2016
Up late at the Melbourne Comedy Festival ABC2 Australia 2016
Stand Up for Christchurch TVNZ 2012
Good News Week – CH10, Australia – 2010
Tonight With Trevor McDonald 2009 – Topical Standup
Standup Australia – Comedy Channel 2008
Mischief – BBC3 2007- Topical Standup
Time Gentlemen Please – Sky 2000
11 O’Clock Show – C4 2000
Edinburgh Comedy – BBC 2001
Comedy Nation – BBC 1998
Stand Up Show – BBC 2000
The Sunday Show – BBC2 1996
Paramount Presents…The Cheese Shop 1995
Komikasi – Paramount 1995