Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian well known as a regular on Mock the Week (BBC2) and for playing the lead role of Georgie Carlton in BBC America’s Almost Royal, a ‘cult US hit’ (The Independent). He is also the co-host of hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster, which has topped the UK’s Comedy Podcasts chart. Ed is also a rising star in the corporate events world – having performed at and hosted dozens of corporate awards ceremonies and gala dinners. He has quickly gained himself a reputation for being reliable, professional and easy to work with – as well as performing comedy that appeals to a wide range of audiences.
Ed has co-written and appeared in four series of Greg Davies’s Man Down(Channel 4), along with appearing on numerous shows including The Russell Howard Hour (Sky1), The Apprentice: You’re Fired (BBC2), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) as a headline stand up, Drunk History (Comedy Central), Insert Name Here (BBC2), Nick Helm’s Comfort Eating (Dave), CelebAbility (ITV2), Dave’s One Night Stand (UKTV), Virtually Famous (E4), and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three). 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). Ed has appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News 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.
In 2019, Ed went on tour with his latest show Blizzard, which sold out the entire run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018. He also recorded the show as a Comedy Special for Amazon Prime Video. Ed previously won a Chortle Award in 2014 for Best Compere and has provided national tour support for Greg Davies’ tours in 2017, 2013, and 2012 as well as tour support for Russell Kane and Chris Addison.
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.
“I wanted to say a huge thank you to Ed. He was fantastic and such a super fit for our audience and evening. Everyone thought he was brilliant and I hope he was enjoying himself as well.”
“Ed was absolutely fantastic, he was so professional, the MD of the company loved him and the audience were in hysterics we couldn’t have hoped for better. Please do pass on our thanks for doing such a great job.”
Property Awards, 650 pax
“Ed was fantastic! So many people said to me that he brought just the right tone and warmth to interacting with the kids. And he was really funny (of course!). Everything that I had hoped for for the event so we really couldn’t be happier!”
BBC Learning Event
“Was going to drop you a line to say how great Ed was, I got fantastic feedback from all our staff. He really did nail it. He may well have to make a comeback next year – by popular demand!”
“Ed really worked the stage and hosted so well … My own Director was telling me today how hard he laughed!”
“Everyone seemed to have a great night, and lots of people commented on how great Ed was!”
UK Dating Awards
"He was terrific: interesting, frank, funny... I know our audience lapped it up"