Stuart was a 2005 finalist in So You Think You’re Funny, a 2006 finalist in Laughing Horse New Act of the Year, and came third in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year. He was also a finalist in the BBC’s Witty and Twisted competition. Stuart’s 2010 Edinburgh show Stuart Goldsmith: The Reasonable Man received very positive reviews, as did his follow-up 2011 tour Another Lovely Crisis.
Goldsmith was part of the comedy double act Kiosk of Champions with fellow stand-up Richard Sandling. Under the name “Beautiful Stu”, he came second in the Street Performance World Championship in 2008.
Stuart also hosts a podcast – The Comedian’s Comedian with Stuart Goldsmith – where in each episode he interviews a comedian about how they approach their profession.
Stuart has also appeared as a guest on the Dave series “As yet untitled” with Alan Davies, and as a panellist on The Dog Ate My Homework.