A leader on both the UK & international live comedy circuits, Markus Birdman receives regular invites to headline at the coveted Comedy Store and has consistently delighted audiences around the globe with sell out shows at the Edinburgh, Adelaide, Melbourne & New Zealand Comedy Festivals. Still a stand up pro, Markus has recently combined his passion for art with comedy and debuted his first solo show featuring hand drawn gruesome fairy tales to critical acclaim at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, earning a nomination for ‘Best Show’ from Amused Moose and a plethora of 4 & 5 star reviews across the board.
He’s also a radio regular having appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio Wales & has made numerous appearances on Comedy Central’s ‘Live at the Comedy Store’.
This July Markus took his award nominated show, ‘Grimm Realities’ to the Soho Theatre & is set to debut his new solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August.
Amused Moose Award Nominee – Best Show, Edinburgh Fringe ‘15
NZ Comedy Guild Award Nominee for Best International Artist ‘14
Time Out London – Top Ten Comedians ‘13
Netflix Special- Live from Amsterdam
“Birdman is the all-round package; witty, controversial, hip, topical and silly. A master of timing and physical comedy, he made me laugh so hard it hurt” – BBC
“Wonderful” – The Scotsman
“Energetic, engaging… thought-provoking and funny” – The Stage
“Probably the most absorbing show I’ve seen. Completely spell-binding” – Chortle
“Delightfully comic… topical, controversial and personal” – The List
“Absorbing, intelligent and funny” – Metro
“A joy… beautifully captivating, genuinely charming and absolutely funny.”– The Skinny
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