Ben started stand up comedy in 2008 and quickly established himself as one of the hardest working comedians in the country. In his first year he made it to the final of The Hilarity Bites new act competition and won 2 Fun House Comedy Gong Shows.
His likeable stage presence and sharp material has made him in demand as an act and compere up and down the country and saw him reach the Final of the Midlands Comedian of the Year Award in 2011. Open and honest in his material he has progressed onto paid 15s and 20s and is a solid compere for any club.
2015 saw Ben reach the Final of the English Comedian of the Year Competition held in The Udderbelly at The South Bank in London.
Ben has appeared at the Birmingham, Nottingham, Edinburgh and Leicester Comedy Festivals and debuted his first hour show, 'Solo Traveller' in 2012 at the Leicester Comedy Festival to a sell out audience and great reviews. In 2013 Ben was back at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival with another sell out show, 'All Growed Up' and returned in 2014 with a new hour long show, 'the evolution of me (whoever that is) and 2015 with a new hour 'its not all about you' which both sold out.
- 'Inherently appealing style' - Steve Bennett - Chortle
- 'Absolutely stormed it' - Juice Comedy
- 'Good Jokes. Great Comfortable performer' - Midlands Comedian of the Year Final
- 'Quick witted and well constructed jokes' - Speak Easy Comedy
- 'Ben Briggs goes first and storms it' - The Gag Factory
- 'a very strong and confident performer, with great material, which he delivers excellently'
Creative Cows Comedy
- 'one of the best new acts i've seen for a long time. Great material and full of lively winning charm' - Ship of Fools Comedy and HaHaHarborough
Midlands Comedy Awards 2015 - Best Act - Nominated
English Comedian of the Year 2015 - Finalist
Midlands Comedy Awards 2014 - Best Act - Nominated
Midlands Comedian of the Year 2011 - Finalist
Fun House Comedy Champion of Champions 2009 - Finalist
Fun House Comedy Gong Show Winner x 2 - 2008
Hilarity Bites New Act 2008 - Finalist
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