Andy Askins

Act Information

Biography

Andy Askins has built a reputation as a distinctive and original talent.  He has performed with Michael McIntyre, Lee Evans, Jason Manford, Alan Carr, Jimmy Carr, Micky Flanagan, Harry Hill, Rhod Gilbert, Bill Bailey and Jack Dee. He has performed at The Edinburgh Festival in 2016 and also at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2018 and Adelaide Comedy Festival 2019.

On TV screens, Andy appeared at The Hackney Empire for The John Bishop Show (BBC1) alongside a stellar line-up from the worlds of comedy and music, Andy was then invited back to perform on the John Bishop Christmas Show at The Lyceum Theatre with Kylie Minogue and Olly Murrs. He has recorded TV performances for Comedy Central and featured on two series of ‘Live The Comedy Store’ and also on two series of ‘The World Stands Up’. He has performed all over the world and in venues as varied as, a company of soldiers in Saddam Hussein’s Palace in Iraq, to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

He was awarded “The Afghanistan Campaign Medal” at a special ceremony hosted by General Sir David Richards Chief of Defence in recognition of performing to the military in numerous hostile operational areas.
 
He was voted “Best UK Stand Up” in the UK Comedy Awards 2018 ( As voted by his peers)

Show Description

2 different 45 min shows

Basic Information

Act Name

Andy Askins

Minutes of Material

90 Minutes

Languages Spoken

English

Act Type

Stand Up Comic

Home Airports

Bristol, United Kingdom (BRS)

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