Tony Law


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Tony Law (born 20 September 1969) is a Canadian stand-up comedian.
Originally from Lacombe,Alberta, he has been based
in London, United Kingdom since the
age of 18. He lives in Islingtonwith his family.

He is known for his highly surreal material
and delivery, and eclectic historical style of dress, favouring boots with
turned-up jeans and a Viking/explorer style of hair. Many of his stand-up
routines are ad-liband built around various subjects that he has thought of, but not planned a
routine about. His routines are often built around fictional and surreal


Early life

Law was born on 20 September 1969 in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada. He described his
younger self as a "dickhead".[1]



A lot of Law's material features tales of
his time-travelling exploits in the company of his sausage dog, Cartridge
Davison. Cartridge is the eponymous "Dog Of Time" from his Edinburgh show of the same
name, and has appeared with Law on ITV's Comedy Cuts TV show.

In 2002 he was a regular panellist on the Channel 4 comedy quiz show
Does Doug Know?. He also appeared in a series of television adverts for Gala Bingo and has had TV
exposure on Edinburgh & Beyond and Comedy Cuts.

Law performed on Russell
Howard's Good News
in April 2011 as part of one of the extended
episodes called Russell Howard's Good News Extra.[2] On 17 October 2011, he
also appeared on the satirical music-based panel game Never Mind
the Buzzcocks

In 2011–2012, he toured his comedy show
Tony Law: Go Mr Tony Go!. In August 2012, Tony returned to the Edinburgh Fringe
to perform his new show, Tony Law: Maximum Nonsense. The show was nominated for
best comedy show at the Edinburgh
Comedy Awards

He appeared on the BBC One show Have I Got
News for You
, a satire panel show, on 1 November 2013, hosted by Kirsty Young. In November
2012 he appeared on 8 Out of 10
, and returned to that show on 8 February 2013.[4] In
February–March 2013 he appeared in Comedy Central UK's The
Alternative Comedy Experience
. In 2014, the British
Comedy Guide
revealed that Law is set to appear in a BBCsitcom pilot entitled Tools.[5]


Three-time Chortle Award winner, Amused
Moose Best Show winner and Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

"Chaos has rarely been so finely
constructed and this much fun”
★★★★ – Times

"flies by in joyful abandon” ★★★★★– The Upcoming

"inspired nonsense” ★★★★ The

"A wonder to behold” ★★★★– Mail on
Sunday Event magazine

"brilliantly innovative” ★★★★– Fest Magazine

"The King of post-modern nonsense” Telegraph, Autumn’s
hot 100


On twitter at @mrTonyLaw