Alex Kitson

Alex Kitson is an “on the money funny” award-winning stand-up comedian, performer and writer. New on the comedy scene in 2018 he has performed across the UK, written for the BBC (‘Incredible... So clever’ - BBC Radio Bristol), Channel 4 and online content with millions of views. He has been on bills alongside Russell Howard, Jon Richardson, Nish Kumar, Seann Walsh, Rosie Jones, Mark Watson, Russell Kane, Fin Taylor and Jayde Adams among many others and quickly reached the final of First Laugh 2020, New UK Online Comedian of the Year 2020, and the top 12 of Jason Manford’s New Act Competition in 2019.

Alex also performed in two five-star runs at the Edinburgh Fringe with the Bristol Revunions (‘The entire ensemble is hilarious. Properly, effortlessly, hilarious’ - EdFringe Review). He founded and was resident MC of several of Bristol’s best comedy nights including This Next Act and White Bear Comedy Club. After the pandemic, he took an hour of stand-up around the country to critical acclaim in London, Southampton, Brighton, Exeter, Bath and Bristol. Culminating in a sell-out show in Bristol and winning the Bath Comedy Festival Award for Best Joke 2021. In 2022 he was a Finalist in Bath New Act of the Year, went full-time doing comedy, was selected to host the prestigious 2022 AAA Showcase in the Pleasance Courtyard during the Edinburgh Fringe and began regularly headlining gigs in the West Country. This year, he moved to London and his debut WIP show was nominated for the Best of Brighton Fringe Comedy Award, sold out the Bill Murray in London and enjoyed a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. He is planning to debut his first full hour of stand-up at Edinburgh in 2024.