Stuart Goldsmith is a UK-based actor, stand-up comedian and street performer.
Goldsmith was a 2005 finalist in So You Think You're Funny, a 2006 finalist in Laughing Horse New Act of the Year, and came third in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year. He was also a finalist in the BBC's Witty and Twisted competition.
Goldsmith's 2010 Edinburgh show "Stuart Goldsmith: The Reasonable Man" received positive reviews, as did his follow-up 2011 tour "Another Lovely Crisis". His 2012 Edinburgh show "Prick" was the subject of some controversy after the title was censored by the Edinburgh Fringe Guide.
Goldsmith was part of the comedy double act Kiosk of Champions with fellow stand-up Richard Sandling. Under the name "Beautiful Stu", he came second in the Street Performance World Championship in 2008.
In 2011 Goldsmith competed in the ITV reality show Show Me The Funny. He was eliminated in week 6.
In 2012 Goldsmith launched a podcast - The Comedian's Comedian with Stuart Goldsmith - where in each episode he interviews a comedian about how they approach their profession. As of 2015, the podcast has published more than 100 episodes.
- "Witty and Twisted finalists". BBC.
- "Why can't I be a prick?". Chortle. 8 May 2012.
- "Kiosk of Champions". Chortle. August 2009.