Matt King

Matt King

Date of birth: 31-01-1998

Best known as Superhans in Peep Show, Matt King started out as a stand-up, spending 15 years on the Australian circuit before returning to his native Britain.

He co-wrote and starred in the comedy shows Dogface (Channel4), Whites (BBC2) and Starlings (Sky1), while his TV appearances including acting role in Jekyll, Doctor Who, Skins and The IT Crowd.

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Superhans on tour

Peep Show's Matt King returns to stand-up

Matt King – best known as Superhans is Peep Show – is to return to stand-up after a ten year absence.

He has announced a 20-date national tour stating at Colchester Arts Centre on June 1.

King started out on the Australian stand-up circuit, where he performed for 15 years before returning to his native Britain and joining the UK circuit in the late 1990s.

However, he has increasingly been working as an actor and a writer, including co-creating the short-lived BBC Two series White's with Alan Davies and Sky 1's Starlings. Other screen credits include ekyll, Doctor Who, Skins and The IT Crowd.

Hie is also playing Andre The Thief in the forthcoming movie version of Paddington Bear, alongside Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Hugh Bonneville and Matt Lucas.

Click here for the tour dates.

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Published: 6 Jan 2014


Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2000

Matt King BC

Edinburgh Fringe 2001

Matt King Is A Child


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