Robert White (comedian)

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Robert White is an English comedian, music teacher, and YouTuber.[1] He was the runner-up on series 12 of Britain's Got Talent.

Early life[edit]

White is from Horsham in West Sussex, England.[2]

Career[edit]

White is a primary school music teacher.[2] He has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival since 2010.[1]

White was the runner-up on series 12 of Britain's Got Talent, second to comedian Lee Ridley.[2] In 2018, he launched his primer "Tank Top Tour".[1][3] In April 2019, White released a song to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day.[4]

Artistry[edit]

White is known for his improvisational skills, anarchic performance style, and a "chaotic stage presence."[5]

Awards and honours[edit]

In 2010, White won the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality.[5]

Personal life[edit]

White is gay, dyslexic, has Asperger syndrome and is a quarter Welsh.[1] He spent three months at Wandsworth Prison on imitation firearm charges after a prank went wrong.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Britain's Got Talent star Robert White announces first tour". Chortle. 25 June 2018. Retrieved 2019-04-15.
  2. ^ a b c d Duncan, Amy (2018-06-04). "Robert White's BGT audition, semi-final and final performances recap". Metro. Retrieved 2019-04-15.
  3. ^ Bolton, Gay (6 April 2019). "Britain's Got Talent finalist Robert White's live comedy show in Chesterfield". Derbyshire Times. Retrieved 2019-04-15.
  4. ^ "Robert White's song about living with Aspergers". Chortle. 2 April 2019. Retrieved 2019-04-15.
  5. ^ a b Wilkinson, Sue (21 March 2019). "Britain's Got Talent comedy hit Robert White brings his debut tour to Yorkshire - where to see him and how to get tickets". Scarborough News. Retrieved 2019-04-15.

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