Gavin Webster

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Gavin Webster
Born (1969-11-13) 13 November 1969 (age 48)
Website Official website

Gavin Webster (born 13 November 1969 in Blaydon-on-Tyne) is an English stand-up comedian.[1] He made his debut in 1993 at the Barley Mow pub in Gateshead, on the same bill as Ross Noble.

His television work includes Never Mind The Buzzcocks, The Stand-up Show, Does Doug Know, Take The Mike, The Regionnaires, The Eleven O Clock show, The Comedy Store, Comedy Blue and The World Stand Up Tour (Channel 9 Australia, Comedy Central USA). He wrote and played in Walk on the Wild Side in 2009 and 2010.[2] In 2011 he voiced Sid the Sexist for Channel 4's series Blaps adapting Viz.[3] His 2011 Edinburgh Fringe show, All Young People are Cunts was positively reviewed by the British Comedy Guide.[4] He previously played Edinburgh in 2003, 2008 and 2009. He had a residency at The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle every Sunday called 'Gavin Webster's Northumbrian Assembly'. In January 2014, this was relaunched as the monthly "Gavin Webster Comedy Show", which came to an end in June 2014.

In 2012 he returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with a new stand-up show, Bill Hicks Wasn't Very Good.[5] His 2014 Edinburgh show was called "Controversial Title in Order to Sell Tickets" whilst his 2016 show was entitled "Jesus Christ Is A Window Cleaner Now".

He appears in a minor role in the 2016 Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake.[6]


  1. ^ "Gavin Webster on Chortle: The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gavin Webster | Off The Kerb Productions". Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Viz Animation – "Blap" to basics". Skwigly. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Gavin Webster - 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Review - British Comedy Guide". 8 August 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Fringe comedy: Gavin Webster". The Herald (Scotland). 5 August 2012. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  6. ^ Ough, Tom (26 February 2016). "Wallsend comic Gavin Webster to fund own show after rejection by BBC 'pillocks'". Chronicle Live. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 

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