Andrew’s live performances have gained international recognition as he has played at all the top comedy festivals enjoying mass critical acclaim. He has twice performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and performed at the 2009 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He has performed four consecutive all-new solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – two of which were nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards – where he consistently plays to sell out audiences and receives rave reviews. In August 2010 he will perform his fifth Edinburgh show, entitled Andrew Lawrence: The Too Ugly For Television Tour before taking the show on tour across the UK. Andrew is a regular on the BBC3 hit series Ideal playing the role of Marco and his stand up was also recently seen on C4’s Brighton Comedy Festival: Best of the Fest. Andrew has also been commissioned to write and perform his own radio series for Radio 4 which he will record later this year.
Andrew’s stand up career kick-started when he received rave recognition in all the key new act competitions and is now a regular favourite on the comedy circuit, gigging at all the major clubs across the country and building a base of discerning fans addicted to the bleakly dark comic world he creates whilst his sell-out Edinburgh shows are consistently critically acclaimed.
Boasting a fiery crown of red hair and a deep, demonic voice, Lawrence’s fiendish persona is in complete allegiance with his material; it will shock you both in terms of content, and in terms of how much you will laugh. With his flawless timing and delivery he can induce tears of laughter from audience members almost against their will.
Comedy Store (Comedy Central, 2010)
Brighton Comedy Festival Best of the Fest (C4, 2009)
Ideal Role of “Marco” (BBC3, 2007, 2008, 2009)
Headcases voice of “David Miliband” (ITV 1, 2008)
World Stands Up – headliner (Paramount Comedy Channel, 2008)
Splitting Cells (BBC3, 2007)
Spacehopper Various characters (BBC3, 2007)
Comedy Cuts (ITV2, 2007)
Comedy Shuffle (BBC 3, 2007)
28 Acts in 28 Minutes (BBC 3, 2006)
World Stands Up (Paramount Comedy Channel, BBC America, 2005, 2006)
4 Stands Up (R4, 2009)
Andrew Lawrence’s Cultural Radio Odyssey (series of 8), Weekender Show (BBC Radio 2, 2007)
Shipwrecked (Presenter of 20-part series) (Channel 4 Radio, 2007)
The Milk Run (Sony Nominated) (BBC Radio 1, 2006)
Guardian said "Devastatingly funny "
Time Out said "Exquisitely evilThe writing is tight and razor-sharp, pulling no punches. He attacks everyone and everything with poetic machine-gun bullets of acid tipped comedy. A genuis gremlin gnawing away at society. "