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Rob Deering

Rob Deering is a comedian and presenter. He is a former BBC New Comedy Award finalist who regularly hosts The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra). He has appeared on Pointless Celebrities (BBC One), Celebrity Eggheads (BBC Two) and Celebrity Mastermind (BBC One). He also won a special comedian’s edition of The Weakest Link – Rob is the only person ever to have won without getting a question wrong!

Rob is a regular contributor to The Steve Lamacq Show (BBC Radio 6 Music). His other credits include Strictly: It Takes Two (BBC Two), Comedy Rocks With Jason Manford (ITV), Celebrity Juice (ITV2), Out To Lunch (BBC Radio 2), My Teenage Diary (BBC Radio 4) and The Panic Room (BBC Radio 4).

Rob has toured the UK with his critically-acclaimed solo shows. He is also a regular performer at the Edinburgh Fringe as well as appearing at the Udderbelly Festival (on London’s Southbank), Machfest, V Festival, Towersey Festival, Kendal Calling, Green Man Festival, Camp Bestival and Latitude. Also, his late-night music comedy pop quiz Beat This is a festival institution. Rob is in high demand both as a corporate performer and as a headliner at comedy clubs around the country and abroad.

Rob is a prolific runner – he has completed multiple marathons and has a regular podcast, Running Commentary, with fellow comedian Paul Tonkinson in which they talk about life, and running, as well as interviewing celebrities and other interesting characters…all whilst running.

Television & Radio credits

Pointless Celebrities BBC One
Celebrity Mastermind BBC One
Strictly: It Takes Two BBC Two
Celebrity Eggheads BBC Two
Comedy Rocks With Jason Manford ITV
Celebrity Juice ITV2
The Weakest Link Comedians' Special BBC One
Celebrity Total Wipeout BBC One
Inside Out BBC One
Annually Retentive BBC Three
28 Acts In 28 Minutes BBC Three/BBC Radio 4
Never Mind The Full Stops BBC Four
99 Things To Do Before You Die Channel 5
Out To Lunch BBC Radio 2
My Teenage Diary BBC Radio 4
The Panic Room BBC Radio 4
The Comedy Club BBC Radio 4 Extra
Podcast Radio Hour BBC Radio 4 Extra
Steve Lamacq's Roundtable BBC Radio 6 Music

Live credits

Beat This Edinburgh Fringe (2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 & 2010)
Rob Deering: Musicface Edinburgh Fringe 2014
Rob Deering: The One Edinburgh Fringe & UK Tour (2012)
The Rob Deering Experience Edinburgh Fringe & UK Tour (2011)
Rob Deering: Boobs 2008 Edinburgh Fringe 2008
Rob Deering: Charmageddon Edinburgh Fringe & UK Tour (2007)
Rob Deering: 12 Inch Edinburgh Fringe 2005
Rob Deering The Movie Edinburgh Fringe 2004
Rob Deering: Superkings Edinburgh Fringe 2003
Edinburgh & Beyond Edinburgh Fringe 2003
Rob Deering: The Facts Edinburgh Fringe 2002
The Comedy Zone Edinburgh Fringe 2001
Finalist BBC New Comedy Award 2001

" Ingenious and hilarious "

The Guardian

" As sharp and versatile as a Swiss Army knife, Rob Deering is one of the best performers on the circuit "

The Independent

" Inspired "

The Telegraph