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Tony Burgess

Award winning stand up comic and writer Tony Burgess plays clubs and theatres throughout the country. 

 “…Always clever often hilarious….” (The Scotsman)
    “A Demon set and staggering stage presence.”      (The Big Issue)

In 2004 Tony Burgess was nominated for best stand up and writer at the North West Comedy awards. This led to a prolific period of writing on a wide range of shows such as the award winning BBC 3 comedy Ideal (where he also played Troy, a mad DJ who lived in Moz’s cupboard) to the play Doorway, which premiered at The Royal Exchange Studio Theatre in Manchester, to the film Wallace and Gromit and The Curse Of The Were-rabbit

Tony has also written for wide variety of comedians including Lily Savage, Brian Conley, Steve Coogan (Paul and Pauline Calf’s Cheese and Ham Sandwich) and Johnny Vegas (the Sony award winning radio comedy Nightclass.)  

List of shows 

Stand Up
Tony has played most clubs throughout the country from the Comedy Store and Jongleurs to The Frog and Bucket in Manchester. He won the North West City Life Comedian Of  The Year and came runner up in So You Think Your Funny

Ideal – series 1/ 2  ( BBC2/3) - Played Troy    
**Nominated for best television comedy North West Comedy Awards 2006 **
**RTS North West Award Winner for Best Comedy**  
Twisted Tales - BBC 3 - Played Alan Lynch
The Nightclass - Radio 4 - Played Kieran
*Sony award winner 2003*
Who’s Ready For Ice Cream – Johnny Vegas DVD - Played Tony Kennoh
Brain Candy – BBC 3 - Stand up performance in 10 episodes  

Ideal – Series 1/ 2
**Nominated for best television comedy North West Comedy Awards 2006 **
**RTS North West Award Winner for Best Comedy**  
Wallace And Gromit The Curse Of The Were-rabbit  (consultant writer)
Doorway - Royal Exchange Studio Theatre, Manchester
Fire Salad - Royal Exchange Studio Theatre, Manchester.
Paul and Pauline Calf’s Cheese and Ham Sandwich – BBC 2
The Nightclass - Radio 4
*Sony Awrd Winner 2003
Turn back Time (BBC 2)
The Shops(*narrative sketch show in development*)   
The Visit – BBC3
The All Star Comedy Show / Monkey Trousers -  ITV
Brain Candy - BBC 3
Live Floor Show – BBC 2
The Brian Conley Show – ITV
Lily Live – ITV
Eleven O’clock ShowChannel 4
Recommended Daily Allowance  - BBC Choice
Rolf’s Animal Hairdressers - Channel 4 (Comedy Lab)

 North West Comedy Awards 2006
Ideal series 2 – won best comedy programme.

North West Comedy Awards 2005
Nominated for The Les Dawson Award for services to Comedy

North West Comedy Awards 2004
*** Nominated for best stand up.
***Nominated for best Radio Show (for Radio 4 series The Nightclass)
***Nominated for best writing  (for Radio 4 series The Nightclass)

Awarded BBC Comedy Writers Bursary 2004
Six Month placement at BBC Manchester writer in residence