Greg Burns currently hosts London’s No.1 Drivetime show for Capital FM Radio, having previously hosted a Sunday afternoon show for Virgin Radio and a Drivetime show for Heart FM. He also stepped in over the Festive period to co-host the Capital FM Breakfast show.
Burns performed his first ever live, stand-up, solo West-end comedy show at The Bloomsbury Theatre in 2012.
Greg is an award winning comedian who has worked on such shows as Have I Got News For You and The Catherine Tate show, as well as appearing in The Office Christmas special in a part written specifically for him by Ricky Gervais.
Other credits include hosting The Teenage Cancer Trust gigs at The Royal Albert Hall (including a notable stand up performance with Russell Brand), a special appearance in London’s West End in the smash hit musical Priscilla Queen of The Desert in 2009 and hosting the Summertime Ball 2010 in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley Stadium, which involved him introducing the likes of Cheryl Cole, Rihanna and Usher alongside Johnny Vaughn and Lisa Snowdon. Greg also hosted The Variety Club awards, alongside Justin Lee Collins, for Channel 5.
With over ten years working on the comedy circuit, Greg Burns is a club favourite for his playful humour and infectious charm. His confident performance and affable persona make him an immensely popular compere amongst bookers and audiences alike. With hilarious and well constructed routines, he is a perfect addition to any line up.
Greg can be seen at the top comedy clubs across the world including Jongleurs, The Glee Club and The Comedy Store.
He is also in high demand for corporate work as well as both a host and a performer. In particular, he often hosts fundraising events for the Global Angels charity, of which he is an ambassador.
- The Comedy Store for Comedy Central (series 10)
- Would You Rather? Pilot So Television
- The Office Christmas Special BBC
- The World Stands Up Paramount Comedy Channel
- The 11 O’ Clock Show Channel 4
- Oblivious ITV
- The Stand Up Show BBC
- Capital FM Breakfast Show Co-Host
- Capital FM Drive time Host
- Virgin Radio Sunday Afternoon Show Host
- Heart FM Drive Time Host
“He’s a slick, sharp operator with plenty of well-crafted observational material guaranteed to please.” – Chortle
“Quick-witted and lively compere Greg Burns did a fantastic job sparring with a rowdy and vocal midweek crowd with a series of sharp comebacks and a fine routine packed with unexpected punchlines.” – The Comedy Star
“Greg Burns stole the show” – Forth FM
“An assured, affable performer with some top-notch routines, cheeky Burns is a solid addition to any comedy bill.” – Chortle
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Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He lectured at Southampton Solent University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences, he has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
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