Chris Ramsey is one of the most exciting comedy acts around today; a critically acclaimed stand up comedian and regular face on television, his high-energy delivery, hugely engaging manner and off-the-cuff style have cemented him a favourite with the British public.
Chris experienced a meteoric rise to the top of the comedy circuit since being a finalist in the Chortle Student Comedy Awards and the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year competition, way back in 2009. He also made his Edinburgh Festival debut in 2009, appearing as part of the Comedy Zone at the Pleasance - the Fringe's longest-running and most prestigious stand-up showcase. He returned to the festival in 2010 with his sell-out hit solo stand up show, Chris Ramsey: Aggrophobic.
Alongside his wife Rosie he is the co-host of the award-winning no.1 podcast Shagged. Married. Annoyed. Following the incredible success of their podcast with over 100 million downloads, the husband and wife duo took the show from their living room to arenas around the country with their domestic wit in 2021.
He has also hosted two series of his own show The Chris Ramsey Show on Comedy Central as well as Chris Ramsey's Stand Up Central and the panel show Virtually Famous on E4. He was a regular face on Celebrity Juice on ITV2 and played the lead role of Jack in two series of the critically-acclaimed sitcom Hebburn (BBC2), co-starring alongside Vic Reeves. He has performed on The Royal Variety Performance, Live At The Apollo and hosted his own episodes of Live From The Comedy Store on Comedy Central.
Chris Ramsey was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best show in 2011 and has since sold out numerous massive UK tours. In 2018, he filmed a stand up special of his sell out tour 'The Just Happy to Get Out of The House Tour' at Newcastle Arena. In 2019, Chris danced his way to the Semi-Finals of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, finishing in 4th place.
He is a recurring guest presenter for The One Show (BBC1) and more recently appeared alongside his wife Rosie on Married to a Celebrity and Parenting for Idiots (Channel 4).
In 2019, Chris Ramsey announced his own live stand-up special Approval Needed which is available to stream on Amazon Prime. In 2022, he took his Covid-postponed 20/20 tour around the UK; it was his biggest nationwide tour to-date.