Simon Evans

Simon Evans

(2 customer reviews)


Hugely popular both in comedy clubs and on the after-dinner and corporate circuit, Simon Evans excels in routines that are adult in the best sense of the word. Prompting reviewers to describe him as “demonically dry” Dominic Maxwell, Metro and “sublime” William Cook, The Guardian.

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Simon Evans Comedian

Evans is well respected by his peers. He’s the writer of choice for Dara O’Briain, Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Marcus Brigstocke and Lee Mack among others. He is a familiar voice on BBC Radio 4 as a regular on; The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth and Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive.

The Way It Is

Simon has anchored and written seven series of the news satire The Way It Is. He’s also laboured bravely in the face of ultimately overwhelming opposition; as part of the Comedians’ team on University Challenge – The Professionals.

Comedy Club & Festivals

As well as the usual comedy clubs and festivals; Evans has focused on making in-roads into the sports and fundraising after dinner speaking circuit and corporate events. Simon Evans performs regularly for organisations such as the Variety Club and the Lord’s Taverners.

Simon Evans Comedy Style

His style of comedy, his ability to perform an entirely clean set without compromising on the laughs; but also to ‘strength’ the language when appropriate, without descending into vulgarity. His relative maturity and reference points have made him a great hit with audiences perhaps tired of hearing the same old jokes; from some of the more mainstream comedians.

TV & Radio Work

Notwithstanding the stand up comedy shows (too numerous to detail), a pre-comedy appearance on The Krypton Factor (1994), commercials for Strongbow cider and losing on University Challenge (2007); you could say Simon’s done quite a bit on TV and radio.

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2 reviews for Simon Evans

  1. PPG Industries

    Absolutely fantastic, a pleasure to work with and he had the audience in stitches!

  2. EMAP

    Everything you could wish for in an Awards Host. Extremely funny on the standup, pacy and witty on the Awards presentations. Had the room in uproar at each of the three events I have been at – absolutely at top of his game, esp at this price bracket

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