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Mark Simmons debut UK tour coming to Bridport

The quickest quipster in show business(The Evening Standard) Mark Simmons is coming to Bridport on a highly anticipated debut UK tour, with his new show ‘Quip off the Mark’.  


After a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe,where he was awarded runner up in Dave’s Joke of The Fringe Award, Mark is commencing on a 25+ date tour with 14 shows already sold out. Mark is playing at Bridport Arts Centre 29th October.

As one of the highest gag-rate comics in the country, Mark has recently clocked up lots of TV & Radio appearances including Mock The Week (BBC2), DIY Pundit (BT Sport) and Fred At The Stand (BBCR4), whilst also racking up 165k followers on Tik Tok, 35k followers on Instagram, and 77k followers on Facebook.

Mark has previously appeared in ITV’s Out There, BBC Radio 4Extra Stands Up, a Channel 4 pilot starring alongside Bridget Christie, as well as BBC3’s One For The Road. Mark also presents his popular podcast, Jokes With Mark Simmons, where he invites a fellow comic to discuss jokes that they’ve written but just haven’t worked, and see if there is a way to salvage them or should they simply be thrown on the rubbish heap. This has featured the likes of Rob Beckett, Milton Jones, and Seann Walsh.

‘Master of one liners’ One4Review

One of the UK’s pre-eminent pun merchants.’ The Evening Standard

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