Tom Houghton

Tom Houghton

Comedian, musician and presenter, Tom Houghton is a natural comic talent. A former member of improv comedy group The Noise Next Door, Tom was raised amongst the height of the British Upper Class, he attended boarding school from 6 years old, his father is the ex-professional head of the entire UK Armed forces, he currently resides in The Tower of London, his dad has just been made a Lord and Tom is now ‘The Honourable’… so naturally, a career in comedy beckoned! Funny and charming, with roguish tales and hilarious songs, Tom Houghton is star on the rise.

An accomplished and playful performer, Tom frequently shares line-ups with the likes of Michael McIntyre, John Bishop, Jason Manford and Jack Whitehall, amongst others and has supported Daniel Sloss and Justin Moorhouse on tour. A favourite on the stand-up circuit, he’s regularly booked to perform at gigs up and down the country including the Glee Clubs, Komedia and Manford’s Comedy Club and has received invitations to perform at festivals across the UK and Europe including; Bestival, Latitude, Altitude, Download, Lund, Montreux and Comedy Central Festival.

In 2017 Tom was named a finalist in the  Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Awards and went on to take his eagerly awaited debut solo hour, ‘Class Half Empty’ to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August, selling out the entire run within in the first week and adding extra shows due to popular demand. Post Edinburgh, Tom took the aforementioned show on a national tour, culminating with a sold out run at London’s Soho Theatre.

"Hilarious... A superior kind of chaos." **** The Daily Telegraph

"Sublime" **** Chortle

"A comic masterpiece." ***** ThreeWeeks

"Pure genius" ***** Fringe Review

"A mutli-talented behemoth of improv comedy" **** Fringe Guru


"Hilarious... A superior kind of chaos." **** The Daily Telegraph

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