In 2013 Mark Simmons came runner up in the prestigious Leicester Mercury comedian of the year competition, in addition to reaching the finals of ‘So you think you’re funny’, ‘Amused Moose Laugh off’ and the ‘NATY award’’.Since then he has been in demand headlining shows on the UK comedy circuit and has been supporting Seann Walsh and Rob Beckett on their national tours, as well as one off shows supporting Michael MacIntyre and Jack Dee. At the end of 2016 Mark starred in the BBC3 documentary ‘One for the road’, which followed he and Seann Walsh on tour in the Scottish Highlands.
‘Master of one liners’ one4review
“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle
‘Hilarious one liners’ Edinburgh Festival Magazine