Chris Martin (comedian)

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Chris Martin
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Birth nameChris Martin
Born (1986-06-08) 8 June 1986 (age 36)
London, England
MediumStand-up, radio
NationalityEnglish
Years active2005–present
Websitewww.chrismartin-comedy.co.uk

Chris Martin (born 8 June 1986 in London) is an English stand-up comedian and writer.

Stand-up career[edit]

Martin began his comedy career in 2005. After reaching the finals of both Chortle Student Comedian of the Year and Amused Moose Laugh off competitions Martin went on to appear in a series of Edinburgh shows, including AAA at The Pleasance Courtyard. In 2011, Martin debuted his solo show Chris Martin. No. Not That One,[1] which sold out its entire run and received a string of 4 star reviews.[2]

Live shows[edit]

  • Milton Jones National Tour - Support Artist National venues (2013)
  • Zoe Lyons National Tour – Support Artist National venues (2010)
  • Al Pitcher National Tour – Support Artist National venues (2009)
  • Part of AAA Stand-Up Pleasance Courtyard (2009)
  • Pete Firman National Tour – Support Artist National venues (2008)
  • Freestyle Comedy Edinburgh Festival (2008)
  • Three Comedians for the Price of None Edinburgh Festival (2007)
  • The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly Edinburgh Festival (2006)

TV and radio[edit]

  • Horrible Science on CITV (2015)
  • The Dog Ate My Homework on CBBC (2014; 16)
  • Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (Warm Up) on BBC3 (2011)
  • Greatest Christmas Adverts on Channel 5 Objective (2010)
  • Great TV Christmas Moments on Channel 5 Objective (2010)
  • The Most Annoying People of 2010 on BBC 3 Shine (2010)
  • "For What It's Worth" (Warm-up) Pilot Zeppotron (2010)
  • "World Cup's Most Shocking Moments" BBC 3 Zig Zag (2010)
  • Matt Forde's TalkSport (2010)
  • Hawksbee & Jacobs on BBC Radio 5 Live (2010)
  • The Most Annoying People of 2009 (2009)
  • Greatest Ever 3-D Moments on Channel 4 Objective (2009)
  • Chris Martin & Carl Donnelly Bitesize Podcast on iTunes (4 episodes) (2008)
  • Meet the Blogs Writer/Performer Babycow (2006)

Podcast[edit]

Martin has been hosting The Carl Donnelly And Chris Martin Comedy Podcast alongside comedian Carl Donnelly since 2008.[3]

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. Not that one". edinburghfestival.list.co.uk. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  2. ^ "No. Not that one". comedy.co.uk. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Carl Donnelly & Chris Martin Comedy Podcast". Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  4. ^ Hazel Davis (23 June 2010). "The Podfathers (and mothers): top 10 comedy podcasts | Hazel Davis | Stage". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 October 2011.

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