Andy Parsons

Comedian Profile

Time Out Award Winner / New Zealand International Comedy Award Winner /
Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Award Winner.

Andy started his career writing for Weekending and went on to become one of the main writers on the ground-breaking Spitting Image satirical puppet show. Andy has performed on numerous radio & TV shows including Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, QI, Saturday Live, The Stand Up Show, The Comedy Store, They Think It’s All Over, The PMQ show, Scrooby Trevithick and Parsons & Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections.

Having won the Time Out Comedy Award in 2002 he has performed his stand-up all over the world from the prestigious Montreal and Kilkenny comedy festivals to touring Australia and New Zealand. To date he has done three sell-out National tours and in 2009 he released his debut DVD ‘Britain’s Got Idiots’, which was followed up by ‘Gruntled’ in 2011 and ‘Slacktivist’ in 2013.


Live at the Apollo – BBC 1 – Writer/Performer

QI – BBC 1 – Guest

Mock the Week – BBC 2 – Regular (11 series)

World’s Most Dangerous Roads – BBC 1 – Presenter

Saturday Live – ITV – Writer/Performer

Live Floor Show – BBC2 – Performer

The Comedy Store Series – C5/ Paramount – Writer/Performer

They Think It’s All Over – BBC TV – Guest

The Stand-Up Show – BBC – Writer/Performer (4 Series)

The Big Stage – C5 – Writer/Performer

Holding the Baby – Granada – Script Doctor

Asylum – Paramount – Performer

The Lenny Henry Show – Writer/Performer

Smith & Jones – BBC 1 – Writer/Performer

Murder Most Horrid – Performer

Spitting Image – Central – Lead Writer

MTV Music Awards – MTV – Writer


The PMQ Show

Scrooby Trevithick

Parsons & Naylor’s Pullout Sections

The News Quiz

Fighting Talk

Blame Game

Stand-Up Show

Hold the Back Page

Straight Up

Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive

Does the Team Think?