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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Note: This review is from 2014

Review by Steve Bennett

Pssst. Wanna know a secret? Nobody knows this yet, but there's a great stand-up show in one of the Gilded Balloon outposts.

It's a quirk of Edinburgh that skilful Aussie comic Matt King can fashion a fine hour-long monologue, yet fail to attract the audiences his amusing material deserves.

For his topic, King decided on the narrowest of subjects ­ the entire history of the whole world, ever.

Jumping around from era to era, in nothing like chronological order, this personable comedian manages to maintain a great flow of ideas and hilarious comic observations.

The targets seem easy, yet King finds unique new angles to explore, his apparently effortless, chatty style hiding a keen observational mind at work.

There's no trickery here, no theatricals to make more of a show out of it, just a man talking for an hour. It's pure stand-up, done brilliantly.

See him before word gets out.

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Published: 1 Jan 2014

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2000

Matt King BC


Edinburgh Fringe 2001

Matt King Is A Child


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