Stuart Goldsmith

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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.[1]

Goldsmith played the role of Caleb in the 2010 CBBC sci-fi gameshow Mission: 2110.

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.[2]

Goldsmith was part of the comedy double act Kiosk of Champions with fellow stand-up Richard Sandling.[3] Under the name "Beautiful Stu", he came second in the Street Performance World Championship in 2008.[4][5]

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.

He continues to perform stand-up at clubs and at festivals.

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