“One of the most underrated acts on the UK circuit.” Edinburgh Evening News
“Shades of Alan Bennett.”
“I always thought I was too anxious and nervous for stand-up but you’ve really shown me the way.”
Marius Spence, comedy course member.
Dave Williams has been a full-time comedian since 1998, and while he hasn’t become famous, nor has he starved to death, so he must be OK at this. He is booked for both compering and sets by a wide range of bookers and venues including the Comedy Store, Frog and Bucket, Manford’s Comedy Clubs, Laughterhouse. Fans of comedy history will also recall the name of Jongleurs, for whom Dave regularly worked in the good old days.
He has performed overseas in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha and Australia, including a week headlining the Sydney Comedy Store. He has also performed in Cyprus for soldiers returning from Afghanistan.
Corporate clients have included BP, HSBC, First Group, Sainsbury’s and a range of sports clubs (awards nights, dinners etc).
In 2014 and 2020 Dave supported Tom Stade on tour, including the Leicester Square Theatre shows that were recorded for Tom’s live dvd.
Dave has been a contributor to Radio 4 Extra’s topical comedy show Newsjack.