My name is Rob Auton, I am a writer and performer of some of what I write. I think it is important in this day and age to have a website if you want one. Some say having a website is as important as having a heart. I am not one of those peopel. I cannot tell you how many times I have typed people incorrectly. When I type people incorrectly it makes me think about myself as a preson. A son that hasn't been born yet.
I was born in York and I now live in Walthamstow in London. In 2008 I started saying things outloud to groups of people without wanting them to respond verbally. Some call this 'Stand up comedy', some call it 'Stand up poetry'. Whatever it is, I started doing it and have continued to do it ever since. I have created three one hour long Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows and am working on my fourth one now. I do a lot of gigs.
"He is entirely compelling to watch. He’s a poet/writer/talker and it’s funny in parts but that’s not the point – there is something else happening, I’m not entirely sure what it is but it’s great and it wallops you in the belly." Daniel Kitson
Charming, eccentric and uplifting, Auton is a talent to watch. The Independent
I could talk to you forever. Cerys Matthews on 6 music
I wish there’d been a bit more poetry. Poetry Monthly