Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He plays the lead role of Georgie Carlton in BBC America’s Almost Royal, a “cult US hit” (The Independent). Following its success in the US, the show was transmitted on E4 and returned for a second series in 2016.
As a stand-up, Ed has earned a Chortle Award in 2014 for Best Compere and has provided national tour support for Greg Davies’ shows The Back of My Mum’s Head in 2013 and Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog in 2012. Ed has also provided tour support for Russell Kane and Chris Addison.
Ed’s second Edinburgh show Lawman played to sold-out audiences and has been described as “pure comedy gold” by Time Out. His debut solo show in 2014 titled Gambletron 5000 was described as “plain funny in the best possible way” (Beyond the Joke) and went on to play at London’s Soho Theatre. Ed returns to the Fringe and for an Autumn tour this year with his new show Stampede.
Ed’s TV appearances include numerous appearances on Mock the Week (BBC2), Series 2 of Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) as a headline stand-up, Drunk History (Comedy Central), Dave’s One Night Stand (UKTV), Virtually Famous (E4) and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBCThree). Ed is also one of a handful of British comedians who have performed stand-up on the US TV show Conan (TBS). He has written for Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2) and Ask Rhod Gilbert (BBC1) as well as co-writing and appearing in Man Down (Channel 4), which returns for a third series in 2016. Ed has appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News, performing as both a solo stand up and alongside Ray Peacock as part of the double-act Peacock & Gamble. Ed and Ray remain the only act to have made a return appearance on the show.
For five years Ed was co-writer and co-host of the iTunes-topping and Chortle Award-nominated Peacock and Gamble Podcast. Peacock & Gamble presented programmes for BBC Radio 4 Extra’s The Comedy Club and starred in Warm Up for BBC Comedy Online. Ed previously co-hosted two shows for Fubar Radio: Peacock & Gamble with Ray Peacock, and The Rock Show with Joel Dommett.
“An ability to open his mouth and spontaneously say something hysterically funny”
“Moments of stupendous invention”
“Attention-grabbing liveliness and considerable flair”
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