Hire Steve Royle
Steve Royle is an actor, writer, comedian, juggler and most recently became the Star of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ 2020. He is also the regular presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire.
Steve’s first love, is Stand-Up and it is a job that has taken him all over the world: Cruises in the Med, Norwegian Fjords and the Caribbean, hotels and comedy clubs in Hong Kong, Dubai, Crete, Cyprus, Turkey and Japan.
Steve is a regular headline act at The Comedy Store and other “alternative” venues and has several television appearances to his credit including “Phoenix Nights”, “Max And Paddy’s Road To Nowhere”, “Peter Kay’s Britain’s Got The Pop Factor…”, “Stand-up Britain”, “Give Your Mate A Break”, “The Afternoon Show”, “Talk Of The North”, a “Real Radio” advert. Also straight acting roles in “The Things You Do For Love” and “Magnolia”, and despite being one of the North West’s healthiest males, a medical insurance commercial for “Medicash”.
He was also featured on the Granada Programme “Behind The Scenes” and “That’s Entertainment” (with Cannon and Ball) and was voted “Entertainer of the Year” at the inaugural Red Rose Awards.
Steve’s stand-up work has gone ballistic. He is a regular headline act at venues across the UK and he performed alongside Steve Coogan & Peter Kay at the Apollo Theatre Manchester; landing himself a role in Channel 4’s “Max and Paddy’s Road To Nowhere”. Steve is an actor, writer, comedian, juggler, and a “Gillard award” winning presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire.
Steve most recently completed his 17th consecutive pantomime at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool (and his 22nd Pantomime in total) and was also made an honourary member of The Friends Of The Grand in 2016 for his services to the theatre. Last year he starred, to critical acclaim, in the World premier tour of “Naturally Insane: The Life of Dan Leno” and is taking the show to the West End (Criterion Theatre) at the end of April 2020.
He also appeared at the London Palladium twice within a month later that year when he performed as part of the TV show “Sunday Night At The Palladium” and as warm-up for “One Night With Neil Diamond”. He spent many years as “Special Guest” on Dave Spikey’s Tours and has supported several other top comedic names including Peter Kay, Mick Miller, Roy Walker and The Lancashire Hotpots! He was also the first comic, ever, to act as “Warm-up” for The Royal Variety Show featuring Take That, Rod Stewart, Barry Manilow and Meatloaf.
TV Comedy & Juggling
His recent appearances on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ which resulted in raucous laughter from Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams; and a standing ovation from all four judges (including Simon Cowell), has seen his popularity and fame increase exponentially. He is a regular Television “warm-up” for programs such as “The Rob Brydon Show”, “A Question Of Sport”, “Mastermind” and even survived over 150 episodes of “The Price is Right” with Joe Pasquale a few years ago. He has also appeared on Granada Programmes “Behind The Scene” and “That’s Entertainment”; and was voted “Entertainer of the Year” at the Red Rose Awards.
For over 12 years Steve could be found in the guise of “Mad Edgar” the court jester at Camelot theme park where he presented over 2000 “Crazy Juggling Shows”.
Peter Kay’s Pal
During the last few years Steve has supported Peter Kay many times; and had a part in the very successful TV comedy “Phoenix Nights”. In 2015 he performed 16 nights at The Manchester Arena as part of the “Phoenix Nights Live” show, helping raise well over £ 5 million in the process. As co-writer and performer in comedy group ‘Slaughterhouse-Live’ he has taken the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm; with sell out shows and rave reviews for two years running.
Festival & Corporate Comedy
Steve is also co-founder of the “Slaughterhouse-Live” (“Laughter” with an “S”) character comedy nights. They have taken the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm with sell out shows and rave reviews. They won the “Best Comedy Show” award at The Brighton Fringe Festival in 2005 and were runners-up in the “best touring show” category at the Manchester Comedy Awards (2004) and still appear regularly at The Comedy Store, Manchester.
Steve’s likable style makes him an ideal choice for corporate events entertainment, a modern day court jester with his comedy and juggling shows.