Kev Orkian

Act Information

Biography

Kev Orkian is without question one the UK’s finest entertainers and an internationally acclaimed comedy pianist. A highly skilled Pianist, singer & actor, Kev Orkian has honed his art to perfection over many years from his days as a classical concert pianist to performing Stand-up comedy and supporting some of the biggest names in British comedy. Blending his off beat humour with sensational performances on the piano he has been dubbed one of the world’s finest comedy pianists.

2009 saw Orkian’s leap onto the UK comedy circuit with performances at London’s Comedy Store, Jongleurs and Highlights chain of comedy clubs at which he regularly receives standing ovations and rave reviews for the originality of his act.

In August 2010 Kev Orkian took his Illegal Tour to the Edinburgh Fringe, appearing at the Underbelly, in what was his debut appearance at the festival. 2011 saw him bring the second chapter to his foreign comedy character The Guilty Pianist to the fringe festival, which earned him the Spirit of the Fringe award.

2011 also saw him performing at the South African Vodacom funny festival where he received the accolade for the most standing ovations for one entertainer, including an appearance for Archbishop Desmond TuTu.

Kev has entertained audiences from all over the world, including private invitations to entertain numerous members of the royal family, including HRH Prince Philip’s 89th Birthday, HRH Prince Charles, Princess Margaret, Prince Andrew, and Numerous Royal families from Oman, Dubai to name a few.

A patron and avid supporter of the British Forces Foundation, Kev is constantly seen touring bases around the UK, flying out to Afghanistan to entertain the forces with fellow performers Katherine Jenkins and James Blunt.

Show Description

2 x 45 Minute Shows Musical Stand Up Comedy

Basic Information

Act Name

Kev Orkian

Minutes of Material

90 Minutes

Languages Spoken

Armenian; English

Act Type

Instrumentalist – Comedy Pianist

Home Airports

London, United Kingdom – All airports (LON)