Mark is an exceptional one-liner comedian. It won him a place in Dave’s prestigious Best Joke of The Fringe in Edinburgh 2017. His solo show at the festival, One-Linerer was also a huge hit, with sell out shows every day and was nominated Best Show by the Amused Moose Comedy Award Fringe Show 2017. He then continued this success with his follow-up show, One-Linererer, which was also a sell out!
“Master of one liners” one4review ★★★★★
Mark is constantly on the rise and since being in the finals of several noteworthy competitions, such as Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year, So You Think You’re Funny and the NATY Award, he has been in high demand for the top UK comedy clubs, such as Glee, Manford’s Comedy Club, Comedy Central and Just The Tonic, headlining the majority of them. Also, he has been recently supporting Seann Walsh, Rob Beckett and Rob Brydon on their national tours, as well as one off shows supporting Michael McIntyre, Sean Lock and Jack Dee.
“Simmons delivered a lot of excellent funny one liners in a ten-minute set which raced by. I loved his subtle, well-paced delivery and the way he deliberately misdirected the audience using his tone of voice before surprising them with a line which was the last thing they expected…hilarious.”
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke
Though far from being a novice to radio, as Mark co-hosts with Seann Walsh the Newish show as well as the Filmish show on Fubar Radio, this year marked his debut on BBC Radio 4 where he guest-starred on the Today Program.
Mark’s TV presence is also growing. As well as recently recording a couple of TV pilots, he has starred in the hit BBC3 documentary One for The Road, where a film crew followed him alongside Seann Walsh on tour in the Scottish Highlands. Also, online, Mark can be seen in his comical web-series, Mark Simmons – The Face Of…
“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★
“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle ★★★★
“Gags of the highest order” Broadway Baby ★★★★
Edinburgh Festival Magazine ★★★★ | Bunbury Magazine ★★★★★
“Perfectly timed, clever one-liners” Leicester Mercury
“Very funny show” TIME OUT
“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman 4 STAR “A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle 4 STAR