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Chris Betts has performed all over the world, and has quickly gained a reputation for being one of the smartest and funniest acts on the circuit. For bookings please contact

"An enticing prospect, a Canadian who deals in off-kilter thoughts sharpened by the occasional prod at taboo topics." - The Independent

Known for being both a quick-witted MC and a superb addition to any bill, Chris Betts has received numerous plaudits for his sharp material and relaxed stage presence. He currently gigs for The Frog & Bucket, Manfords, Angel Comedy, Hilarity Bites, Headliners, and XS Malarkey, among many others.

"A confident style... a glint of steelier edge." - Chortle

Chris Betts' mind is a curious place, where the philosophical meets the ridiculous. His shows are a perfect balance of incisive social satire and complete silliness. He has a style that is equal parts confident, thoughtful, ridiculous and mischievous.
Betts began his comedy career in Montreal, Canada and has since performed all across Europe and North America. Hes made appearances at comedy festivals all over the world including Edinburgh Festival Fringe, SXSW and the Zulu Comedy Festival.

"Tremendous." - Such Small Portions

Chris was chosen as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and he returned to the following year to perform his successful debut solo show, Social Animal.

In 2017 he will return to the Edinburgh Fringe with his shows Bewilderbeest and Chris Betts Vs The Audience. He has been published in the Huffington Post and the Alarmist and voices a number of characters in the cult hit animated comedy Sam Sweetmilk.

"Properly hilarious" - What's On London
"Natural comedic touch" - Broadway Baby
Daily Telegraph Top 20 Jokes of the Fringe 2015
Mirror Top 25 Jokes of the Fringe 2015
NATYS 2015 Finalist
Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year finalist 2014
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Chris Betts Live at the Backyard Comedy Club 2017


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