Rod Woodward

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As one of the fastest rising comics in the UK, Rod Woodward is incredibly versatile with exceptional delivery and material, attracting the praise of some of the most respected names and critics on the comedy circuit. He puts his rave reviews down to his act which is a mixture of traditional comedy, alternative and the downright zany – a style that appeals right across the board.

He puts his rave reviews down to his act which is a mixture of traditional comedy, alternative and the downright zany – a style that appeals right across the board.

“The comics that are making the big waves in Britain at the moment are the ones who are bridging the gap between alternative and traditional comedy.  I tend not tell too many jokes; it is mainly observations – whimsical stuff with a touch of the surreal.  I have great respect for comedians like Billy Connolly, Frank Skinner, and Ben Elton and I am carrying on that tradition.”

His exceptional delivery and material have attracted the praise of some of the business’ most respected names and critics. Tipped for great things, Rod prides himself on the original and topical content of his performances.  Rod’s professionalism goes before him – literally. He always tries to be a step ahead by planning each individual performance to suit the occasion, therefore bringing a unique personal touch to his speeches.

Rod has written and performed in his own Radio Wales Comedy series, “Doing It For A Laugh” – 3Series.  He has also written and presented the ten-part series, “A Bit Off The Fringe” for BBC2 Wales, and has appeared as the subject of the BBC documentary, “Am I Talking To You”, which followed Rod on his journey to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  He wrote and performed his own one man show for a 25-night run at The Pleasance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, for which he earned rave reviews.

Rating

"Rod Woodward is a young Dave Allen"
Peter Kay

"A dazzling new comic..."
"Award winning young comedian Rod Woodward did not put a foot wrong. His carefully delivered material was highlighted by perfect timing..."
"His gags are as fresh as the morning papers..."
The Stage Newspaper

"He has a rare intelligence which puts me in mind of Bob Monkhouse, the material being witty, topical and superbly timed..."
Peter Hepple, editor The Stage

"The best of the new bunch"
Bob Monkhouse

"A brilliant young comic with great style and repose"
Barry Cryer

"Rod Woodward is this country's most promising young comedian"
The Western Mail

"'Who's the best speaker you have ever heard?' is arguably the question I am asked most often... Many names leap to mind. Rod Woodward is one of them."
Bryn Williams, Toastmaster to the Queen

"The best in the business"
Jack Charlton

"A super comedian"
Jeffrey Archer

"The speakers were fab[ulous] & went down very well. Rod was a particular favourite with the audience."
BT

"Rod was amazingly funny... even my boss said that he couldn't have laughed much more as his face was hurting! He read the crowd immediately, found the right level and went for it!"
Rod Woodward spoke at the PC World Business' annual supplier conference

 

 

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