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Simon King completely shifts a room when he takes the stage. Contentious, truly insightful and possessing an original explosive delivery all his own he bombards the audience with smart and flat out hilarious material at break neck speed. This coupled with his ability to seamlessly insert characters, impressions and improvisation means he’s unlike anything else in the stand up comedy world.
Being the kind of comic that comes along maybe once in a generation gets you noticed. It wasn’t long before he was being invited to play some of the world’s most prestigious comedy competitions and festival. From his appearances at: the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, The Edmonton Comedy Festival, FunnyFest Calgary, The Moncton Comedy Festival, The Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The NorthWest Comedy Fest, The Kuala Lumpur Comedy Fest, Virgin Music Festival and The Just For Laughs Festival to his breakout performances at the prestigious HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the HBO, TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas: he’s made a huge impact wherever he’s been. A workhorse and veteran performer with more than a decade and a half in stand up under his belt Simon has played everything from theatres to comedy clubs to dive bars.