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Addy van der Borgh

Addy van der Borgh has been a regular performer at the Comedy Store for over 20 years. He has headlined all the major clubs in the UK and worldwide, entertained troops in Afghanistan and Iraq and has performed sell out runs at the South Africa Comedy Festival, the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Adelaide International Comedy Festival and at the Edinburgh Festival.


He was shortlisted for the Perrier Award in 2004 and was the only British comic invited to appear in the Twentieth Century Fox Comedy Showcase in Los Angeles.

He studied clowning and physical theatre at LAMDA and is well known for the array of voices and characters that he brings to life in his shows along with his animation of inanimate objects.


He wrote and co-presented TV Meltdown for Sky 1 with Kirsty Gallacher, appeared in Brain Candy for Steve Coogan’s Baby Cow Productions, is a frequent guest on Radio 4’s Loose Ends and played the part of Jack Watson in Little Things.

‘(He) has funny bones. This man was born to make people laugh’.......Edinburgh Evening News

‘Brilliant natural clown’ ........Daniel Kitson in The Daily Telegraph

Addy is a brilliant comic’ ........John Bishop

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