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Damian Kingsley

London , United Kingdom
Damian Kingsley
Damian Kingsley

Damian did his first couple of stand up spots in Tokyo and enjoyed it so much that he moved back to the UK and has been gigging regularly since 2009 for clubs such as Jongleurs, Soho Comedy, Komedia, The Bearcat, The Kings Head, The Stand, Highlight, Comedy Caf and Up the Creek. He mixes dry observations with jokes and storytelling and is able to adapt his material for big clubby venues or for more intimate, alternative and theatre gigs. As well as performing on the club circui

Damian did his first couple of stand up spots in Tokyo and enjoyed it so much that he moved back to the UK and has been gigging regularly since 2009 for clubs such as Jongleurs, Soho Comedy, Komedia, The Bearcat, The Kings Head, The Stand, Highlight, Comedy Caf and Up the Creek. He mixes dry observations with jokes and storytelling and is able to adapt his material for big clubby venues or for more intimate, alternative and theatre gigs. As well as performing on the club circuit, he has performed at Brighton, Leicester and Edinburgh fringe festivals.

Competitions:

WeGotTickets Brighton Fringe New Act Finalist/Second Place 2012

Last Minute Comedy New Act of the Year Finalist/Second Place 2012

Henlow New Comedian of the Year Joint Winner 2012

Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist 2011

Up the Creek Best of the Best New Acts Showcase 2011 & 2012

Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year finalist 2009

Newbury Comedy Festival New Act of the Year finalist 2009

Comedy Cafe Weekly New Act Competition winner x 4 and New Act of the Year Finalist

Quotes from Promoters/ Press:

"Kingsley made us roar with his witty sketches about life, love and general embarrassment, throwing in a few brilliant metaphors and mixing them through his intelligent comedy. " Broadway Baby, Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Well-evoked, anecdotal material powered by punchlines" Chortle

"A considerable talent, with strong anecdotal humour" - Three Weeks, Edinburgh 2011

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