Widely regarded as one of the finest comperes around; Windsor has been a mainstay of the live comedy circuit since 1997. He has combined years of street performance skills with a natural charm and warmth; along with an enviable ability to make people relax.
Windsor: Comedy Compere & Host
By transferring his street experience of audience control and off the cuff humour; Windsor became a highly skilled and supremely professional compere almost overnight. With an extraordinary ability to warm up a show and keep it running at a high-quality level. In addition to his improvisational skills top quality material makes him a top-notch act.
A well known face at Covent Garden and winner of five street performance awards; including Best Comedy Act, Windsor has developed into a hilarious compere and comedian; with a well crafted and instinctive ability to involve and warm up any audience.
In a career that has spanned three decades; he has compered shows that have included: Michael McIntyre, Jimmy Carr, Frank Skinner, Micky Flanagan, Greg Davies and Sarah Millican. His career has taken him to the following countries; Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Greece, Spain, Holland, Switzerland, Dubai, Poland, Germany, Norway, Iceland, Egypt and Wales!
- The Comedy Store
- The Glee
- Up the Creek
- Just the Tonic
- Frog and Bucket
- The Boat Show
- Top Secret
- Downstairs at the Kings Head
Windsor has also been resident compere for Screaming Blue Murder in Eastbourne (1999 ongoing) and Hemel Hempstead (2004 ongoing).
- Glastonbury (10 years)
- Edinburgh Festival (twice)
- Leicester Comedy Festival (twice)
- London Comedy Festival
In addition to these accolades, Windsor has also performed regularly for Tui’s five-star resort – Sensatori and P & O Cruises. He has also been a regular TV warm up for The Jack Docherty Show and Melinda’s Big Night In. He is about to embark upon his second year of tour support gigs for Britain’s Got Talent Star: Robert White.
- Best Comedy Act – Sheffield Street Performers’ Festival.
- Best Individual Act – Bournemouth Street Performers’ Festival.
- Non Musical Act – Mortlake, Australia.
- Best Magic Act – Greenwich Street Performers’ Festival.
- Best Variety Act – Greenwich Street Performers’ Festival.
‘A very good act, with excellent control of his audience’ – Melbourne Age (Australian national daily)
‘Windsor, a master of put down, warmed up and flushed out the hecklers. A skilled compere, Windsor delivers hot material with a rare skill.’ – The Stage.
What Others Say About Windsor
‘Windsor is truly a safe pair of hands, when it comes to compering gigs. He is always a joy to work with, not only because he never fails to warm up any audience; but he frames the show, so the acts have a good time too. A proper pro.’ – Zoe Lyons
‘Windsor is in the top few comperes in the country. He never fails to charm the audience; and always creates the perfect mood for a great night of comedy.’ – Adam Bloom
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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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