Chris Addison stand-up is both witty and intellectually challenging, a rare mix that has placed him among Britain's comedy
elite. Never one to shy away from challenging material, the floppy-haired Mancunian takes on politics and other tough topics
without being blunt or coarse. Addison's quips are consistently entertaining.
Bound to make audiences burst out laughing, Chris Addison stand-up tours have seen the comedian pack venues across the
UK and earn critical acclaim in the process. Use StubHub! UK to find Chris Addison tickets and look up future gig dates.
Known to the greater public for his role as the highly ineffective and snotty Ollie Reeder in political satire The Thick
of It, Chris Addison is the face of intelligent stand-up. The 40-something has been a part of the stand-up circuit since
1995, still boasting an uncannily youthful appearance and spirit.
Performing at open mike gigs in northern England comedy clubs
during his career's early days, Chris Addison earned a reputation as the 'thinking man's' comic. Fusing his bright intellect
with sharp barbs, Chris Addison stand-up is often structured like a lecture with fast paced jesting.
Chris Addison has also appeared on radio and the E4 BAFTA Award-winning series Skins. Addison is well-known as a
full-time panellist on BBC's long-running show Mock the Week, where he appears alongside comedians Hugh Dennis, Andy
Parsons and host Dara O'Briain. Chris Addison comedy continues
to make the rounds during nationwide tours, keeping the writer and actor squarely in the public eye.
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