The mighty Rob Rouse – a tremendously gifted act and award winning act. Since winning Channel 4’s prestigious ‘So You Think You’re Funny?’ competition at the Edinburgh Festival in 1998 (previously won by Peter Kay, Dylan Moran and Lee Mack) Rob has gone on to be one of most sought after comedians in the country. With a plethora of TV credits below include Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats, The Friday Night Project ITV’s Celebrity Juice (with Keith Lemon), BBC3’s Comedy Shuffle with Rob Rouse and most recently seen on Dave’s One Night Stand.
This is a rare chance to see an outstandingly gifted comedian and hyperactive and loveable brand of humour is simply not to be missed.
“Immensely talented… demands to be seen… star of the future” Sunday Times
Rouse started his career in television as a “warm-up” on the hit BBC sitcom Coupling, where he entertained the studio audience between filming.
Rouse starred in the first series of the BBC Three sitcom Grownups and Guilty Pleasures, a new chat show which he hosted. He also has a role (uncredited) in Penelope, a feature film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2006.
In 2005 Rouse was one of the presenters of The Friday Night Project, now known as The Sunday Night Project, an entertainment show for Channel 4. He also starred in Spoons, a Channel 4 sketch show.
His other acting work includes a role in Tunnel of Love, a prime time comedy-drama for ITV and a starring role in the BBC3 sitcom The Bunk Bed Boys. Rouse was also a member of the cast of The Pilot Show for E4.
Rouse is also a popular TV panelist and has made appearances on 8 Out of 10 Cats, and Bognor or Bust amongst others.
In 2007 he starred as Robert Thornton in the Paramount Comedy shorts “The Former Ambassador Robert Thornton” 10 episodes. Rouse also stars in Mad Mad World on ITV1 that started in the spring of 2012.
He appears in the BBC series Upstart Crow, a BBC 2 sitcom about Shakespeare, written by Ben Elton, alongside David Mitchell, Harry Enfield, Mark Heap and Liza Tarbuck..
Rouse and Rutter started their comedy self-help podcast Rob and Helen’s Date Night, charting a series of odd dates including horse riding, life-drawing in front of a fire, and the couple recording Rage Against the Machine’s Killing in the Name, which they recorded live in their garage.
Rouse and Rutter starred in the play The Ladder, written by Rutter, which premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe. It is based on an accident Rutter had getting her hand stuck in a ladder at home and Rouse’s attempts at helping her.
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