Following the thrice extended sell-out success of his five star reviewed and Foster’s comedy award nominated show Firing Cheeseballs At A Dog, Greg Davies returns with his brand new stand-up show The Back of My Mum’s Head with a date at York’s Grand Opera House on October 20.
Since first coming to prominence as the sardonic Head of Sixth Form, Mr Gilbert, in the BAFTA award-winning The Inbetweeners, Greg has brought his unique brand of comedy to some of the UK’s best loved comedy shows including; Live at the Apollo; Mock The Week; Ask Rhod Gilbert; Would I Lie To You and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.
The riotous success of his first full-length stand-up show in 2010 quickly propelled him towards becoming one of the most successful and critically acclaimed stand-ups in the UK. Don’t miss his brand new show. Book now!
Greg Davies is a prolific writer and performer and fast becoming one of the UK’s most popular comics. In 2010 Greg’s solo stand up show ‘Firing Cheeseballs At A Dog’ delighted audiences at the Edinburgh festival with manically told tales of growing up and the tribulations of his former teaching career. The show was nominated for the prestigious Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award which led to a twice extended national tour, playing at some of the biggest venues around the UK. He recorded the tour show live for DVD which is currently on sale. Greg is perhaps best known as the psychotic Head of Sixth Form Mr. Gilbert in ‘The Inbetweeners’, and most recently featured in The Inbetweeners Movie’ which was shown nation wide to critical acclaim. Greg has also appeared on numerous TV Shows including appearing as team captain on Ask Rhod Gilbert, hosting Never Mind the Buzzcocks and guest appearances on Royal Variety Show, Mock The Week, Dave’s One Night Stand, Frank Skinner’s Opinionated, That Sunday Night Show, Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, Would I Lie To You?, Fast And Loose, The Graham Norton Show, Live At The Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, The World Stands Up, Edinburgh and Beyond and The Comedy Store. Greg is also one third of the anarchically brilliant sketch act We Are Klang, who have performed four critically acclaimed sell-out Edinburgh Festival shows and in 2006 were nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award. With We Are Klang Greg wrote and starred in the groups own sitcom series for BBC Three. In spring 2007 Klang wrote and performed their own radio show for BBC7 and returned to appear on Paramount Comedy Channel’s Edinburgh & Beyond stand up series for their second consecutive year. Greg recently filmed Dangerous Roads which took him on an emotional journey to Nepal with Rhod Gilbert. The featured episode ranked number one on BBC iPlayer.