Liverpudlian-in-exile Silky has always been hilarious. At only his fourth ever gig he was on BBC1 in the final of the 1995 BBC New Comedy Awards alongside Lee Mack (Mock The Week, Not Going Out) and Julian Barratt (Mighty Boosh). He’s an award winning act coming runner-up in Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year and had been Nominee Liverpool Echo Arts and Entertainment Award twice.
TV Appearances Include The Stand-Up Show (BBC), The World Stands Up (Paramount) and the Comics Lounge (AUS).
Silky has performed internationally, including gigs in China, the Philippines, the Gulf, Singapore, the US, the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and all over Europe, including at the Glastonbury Festival. He also headlined the inaugural Frampton Mansell comedy festival, the world’s smallest and does warm-up work for BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Other television appearances include ‘The Stand-Up Show’ (BBC1), ‘James Campbell’s Silly Experiment’ (SO TV/Disney Worldwide), ‘Coronation Street’ and ‘Gagging for It’ (Granada), The Loafers (BBC Digital), ‘Hollyoaks’ and ‘Brookside’ (Mersey TV), ‘Heartbeat’ and ‘Rhinoceros’ (Yorkshire TV), Sky TV, The Superchannel (Denmark) and Channel 6.
‘Left me with aching stomach muscles, teary eyes and a need to buy more anti-wrinkle cream for the laughter lines around my eyes’BBC
‘a very, very funny fella … just brilliant’John Bishop
‘funny and clever’ Tim Minchin
‘Most remarkable… His ability to play the hardest rooms is legendary amongst comedians’Liverpool Echo