Ryan Gough

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Compere

(8 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Adult Stand Up Comedian
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Birmingham, West Midlands
Performs: Nationwide
From: £275
Ryan's a regular MC/host at comedy clubs across the UK from Penzance to Inverness. He has also performed in Ireland, Channel Islands, Spain and India! Standing at 6 foot 5 and weighing 22 stone, Ryan is a big stage presence with a friendly manner but takes no prisoners!
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Description

• Stand up Comedy (20-25 minute set as part of a comedy/cabaret night)
• Event hosting/Compere
• Podcast/ Radio guest
• Acting (he is usually cast as a baddie, policeman or debt collector because of physical characteristics!)
• Equity member / Public liability insurance
• Holds both UK and Irish passport

Reviews     (8 Reviews)

Ryan Gough - Compere - Birmingham, West Midlands Event Location: Derby - Spondon Cricket Club Event Type: Private social club 6th April 2024
Ryan came back to Spondon Cricket Club after the success of last year’s event … this year was even bigger and better !! A great bloke for starters - but as a compere he warmed up the crowd with great energy and quick wit!! The comedians alongside him complimented each other and everyone had a fantastic night … Highly recommended and the 90 or so there had a great night !!
Reviewed by: Sam Kellogg
Ryan Gough - Compere - Birmingham, West Midlands Event Location: MASSEYS CLUB. Coventry Event Type: Comedy night 26th February 2024
Ryan is an absolute star. He organised a comedy night for our club,he compared the event and had the audience under his spell. Already rebooked him as he arranged and compaired such a great night.A BIG THANK YOU RYAN. Hopefully he will do many more.
Reviewed by: Kim Abbott
Ryan Gough - Compere - Birmingham, West Midlands Event Location: Coventry Event Type: Stand up Comedy Event 23rd February 2024
Ryan was very professional from start to finish when he came to our venue at the Massey Ferguson club. He certainly got the crowd going and lots of great feedback from the audience.
Reviewed by: Rowland Jones

Experience

Stand up Comedian / Compere who first performed a five minute unrehearsed and improvised set at an open-mic night at a Birmingham pub in 1999 (he filled in for his mate who was planned to appear but 'bottled it' at the last minute)
After only a handful of local gigs he put his comedy career on hold as he left home in a leafy suburb of East Birmingham and relocated to Jersey where he worked in a bank for two years (being a fan of the 1980s crime drama 'Bergerac' helped him with his decision).
After returning to the UK mainland, he enrolled on a stand up comedy course before resuming gigg ...

Previous Clients

Comedy Clubs;
• Comedy Store (nationwide) - https://thecomedystore.co.uk/
• Manfords (nationwide) - https://manfordscomedyclub.com/
• Just the Tonic (nationwide) - https://www.justthetonic.com/
• Last Laugh (Sheffield) - https://www.lastlaughcomedy.co.uk/
• Comedy in a Van (nationwide) - https://comedyinavan.co.uk/
• Jongleurs (nationwide) - https://jongleurs.com/
• Funhouse Comedy (nationwide) - https://funhousecomedy.co.uk/
• Buzz Comedy (nationwide) - https://www.buzzcomedy.co.uk/
• Covent Garden Comedy Club - https://coventgardencomedy.com/
• Barns ...

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Bachelor / Stag Party Casinos Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Grand Opening Party HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event New Year's Eve Party Nightclub Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party Session Work Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception

Acting Experience

• Corporate roleplays / improvisation
• Has appeared on three adverts as a giant wrestler advertising chapatti flour! :) ;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o32dpVXzhi0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlqgrIvzfUs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhYsAO5e1IM

Physical Characteristics

Height: 6'5
Weight: 22.5
Chest: 54
Waist: 44
Eyes: Blue
Hair: shaved head / brown beard
Shoe Size: 12

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