Talent Profile

Addy Van Der Borgh

  • Act Type: International, Stand Up Comedy
  • Minutes of Material: 120
  • Locations: EU - United Kingdom
  • Languages: English
  • Home Airport: London, GBR-ENG (LGW), London, GBR-ENG (LHR)
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Talent Information

Talent Information

Talent Biography

Addy van der Borgh is a great performer of highly acclaimed and original material, an ability noticed immediately by the BBC when he appeared on the ‘Stand-up Show’ on BBC1 after only one year as a comedian. He has subsequently appeared on ‘The World Stands Up’, ‘Jongleurs Live’ and ‘Live at the Comedy Store’ for Comedy Central, and the BBC3 series from Steve Coogan’s Baby Cow Productions, ‘Brain Candy’. He has also written and co-presented twenty episodes of ‘TV Meltdown’ for Sky 1 with Kirsty Gallacher (2004 / 2005), has acted in a number of voiceovers for radio and television and has appeared on many radio shows including multiple appearances on the legendary ‘Loose Ends’ on Radio 4.

Addy was the only British comic invited to appear in the Twentieth Century Fox Comedy Showcase in Los Angeles and was subsequently signed to the Hollywood agents Paradigm, and he recently played the starring role of ‘Jack Watson’ in his first film, ‘Little Things’. Addy studied clowning and physical theatre at LAMDA and with brilliant timing and an array of voices and characters he is well known for his animation of inanimate objects and his wonderful physicality. He has been a regular performer at the famous Comedy Store for over 20 years, headlined all the major clubs in the UK and around the world, as well as entertaining troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has also performed complete sell out runs at the South Africa Comedy Festival in Cape Town (2002), the New Zealand International comedy Festival in Auckland (2006) and the Adelaide International Comedy Festival (2016) as well as writing and performing sell out one man shows at the Edinburgh festival (2002, 2004, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016). Addy was short-listed for the Perrier award in 2004. He has also voiced a number of radio and tv commercials, and documentaries.

Show Description

2 x45 mins + 30 mins late night show



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