Ian Smith – Half-Life (2019)


★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ ThreeWeeks
★★★★ The Wee Review
★★★★ Edinburgh 49
★★★★ Fringe Monkey
★★★★ Fringebiscuit

An effortlessly brilliant stand-up showThe Scotsman

The tale of love at the heart of the show is a joy to hear, and very funnyBritish Comedy Guide

Ian Smith manages to combine an incredibly well structured gig with almost Basil Fawlty levels of anger ThreeWeeks

Ian Smith – Craft (2018)

NOMINATED – TimeOut Dubai Music and Nightlife Award – Best Comedy Gig

★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ The National Student
★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
★★★★ Fringe Monkey
★★★★ Black Diamond
★★★★ Mumble Comedy

“A very funny man indeed” TimeOut

“A show that is sure to leave you with jokes to quote for months” National Student

“Every element of this show is precisely placed… but Smith has hidden his comedy craftsmanship behind a front of warm bonhomie” Chortle

Ian Smith – Snowflake (2017)

WINNER – Amused Moose Comedy Award People’s Champion
WINNER – Three Weeks’ Editors Award

★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ Metro
★★★★ ThreeWeeks
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ The Edinburgh Reporter

“A riot of sprightly silliness” Chortle

Smith’s show should translate into awardsMetro

A style ranging somewhere between recklessly casual and dangerously haphazard that had the audience in stitchesBroadway Baby

Ian Smith – Whereabouts (2015)

Ian Smith 2015 Whereabouts Poster and Flyer

Amused Moose Comedy Award – Top 10 Shows

★★★★★ The Mirror
★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★★ Angry Microwave
★★★★★ Black Diamond
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
★★★★ Mumble Comedy
★★★★ Arts Award Voice

“Proper star quality” The Guardian

“You’d do well to catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time” The Telegraph

“I’m convinced that Ian Smith’s carefully crafted five-star act is one of the best you will see at the festival” The Mirror

Richard Gadd – Waiting for Gaddot (2015)

I was part of the cast for Richard Gadd’s third Edinburgh Fringe show.


Amused Moose Comedy Award – Winner

★★★★★ The Telegraph
★★★★★ The Mirror
★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
★★★★1/2 Chortle
★★★★ The Independant
★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ Fest Mag
★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ WOW247
★★★★ The Arts Desk

“The must-see show of this year’s Fringe” The Independant

“The underground comedy hit of the fringe” Guardian

“The effort and inventiveness on display here is immense, and it is, without any competition, the wildest ride I’ve yet been on this Fringe” The Telegraph

“Attacking banality with lashings of dark, unpredictable humour, Waiting For Gaddot will surely be the word-of-mouth hit of this festival” Chortle

Ian Smith – Flappable (2014)


★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Angry Microwave

“Brilliantly structured with a veritable cat’s cradle of complex callbacks” Chortle

“This is an hour of controlled madness, consistently intelligent and laugh out loud funny” The Skinny

“Ian Smith is a master of observational comedy” Broadway World

Ian Smith – Anything (2013)


★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ Metro
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
★★★★ One4Review
★★★★ Informed Edinburgh
★★★★ The New Current

“A highly enjoyable show, not to be missed” Three Weeks

“The hour goes by in a whirlwind of hysterical laughter” Broadway Baby

“A quite brilliant hour of comedy, and one that will surely elevate him to Fringe favourite status” Edinburgh Festivals