Philip Simon



WINNER of the Jewish Comedian of the Year 2015

WINNER of the Lastminute Comedy Comedian of the Year 2015

WINNER of the Kill for a Seat Comedian of the Year 2015


Philip is one of the most sought after comperes and opening/closing acts working on the UK comedy circuit today. 


He has most recently been gigging throughout the UK, as well as a few appearances in New York, Scandinavia, Europe, The Middle East and Auckland where he headlined at The Classic. 


He has recently been working as a rehearsal guest on BBC TV's Mock the Week and Taskmaster for Dave, has been heard on BBC Radio 2 and 4Xtra, and has written sketches and jokes for BBC Radio 4 Xtra's Newsjack and The Canal Cafe's Newsrevue.

'Philip Simon is never less than hilarious' (The Stage)

‘He’s good…not very good, but he’s good!’ (Kate Copstick)

'Solid, strong stand-up. A Comedy Store act...Definitely one to be reckoned with.' (Hils Jago, Amused Moose)

'A polished performer who makes everyday subjects funny, even though we sometimes may be embarassed to laugh at his subject 'matter. Excellent stuff...Superb stage presence, very professional and a little bit naughty!' (Alan Sellers, Great Comedy Nights)


'A delightfully polished performer with a flair for observational humour. His twisted take on the everyday has seen him become established as a darn fine opening act with a laconic delivery that is a joy to behold.' (Anthony J Brown, Stage Fright Comedy)


'Philip Simon’s set is a joy. A wry observation of life as a nice Jewish boy...Very funny indeed.' (Cotswold Comedy Club)


'Big consistent laughs. I was impressed with how well Philip played the room and how professional he was on and offstage' (Bobby Carroll, Comedy Knights)


'Philip was without doubt the act of the night - his crowd work was relaxed and confident and he extracted two applause breaks within his ten minute set.' (Ray Davis, Court Jesters Comedy)


'Philip Simon is fast earning a respected reputation on the comedy circuit as one of the leading newer comedians. His relaxed style of performance coupled with his hilarious observations have been a winning combination with audiences across the country.'(Miles Crawford, JokeKlub)
On twitter at @philipscomedy