Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee 2015, Adam Hess was initially known for his impeccably written surreal one-liners, before proving himself as an accomplished story-teller and sketch-writer. His fast-paced and energetic style has made him a popular choice for corporate events, regularly performing at or hosting awards ceremonies, gala dinners and even product launches.
Adam was crowned winner of the Count Arthur Strong, in 2011, and has since earned nominations for Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year(2013), Chortle Best Newcomer (2013) and Chortle Best Club Comic(2016). On stage, he has provided tour support for David Baddiel and is a hugely popular regular at the Edinburgh Fringe.
A talented writer, Adam has contributed to Russell Howard’s Good News as a staff writer, and is one of the creators of underground cult hit The Bearpit Podcast alongside character comedians John Kearns and Lolly Adefope. He also has a number of TV appearances to his name including Tonight at the Palladium, Live from the BBC and Comedy Central’s The Chris Ramsey Show.
Entertaining audiences online as well as on stage, Adam has over 54,000 followers on Twitter. His 140-character witticisms have been named ‘funniest tweet of 2013′ (Telegraph), the ‘second funniest of 2014′ (The Sun) and been featured in a BBC Online Feed My Funny video.
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“We enjoyed having Adam at our event immensely and I would like to thank him so much for attending and the generosity with his time, entertaining everyone and delivering our Awards without a hitch. It was great. Adam was extremely supportive of the whole event”
Shine A Light Awards
“I thought Adam did great. I think he got the gist of it very quickly and adapted to the crowd. I hope to work with him again in the future for sure. We’ll be in touch for the next program.”
Digiday Media Awards Europe