Chris Mayo is a London based comedian, actor and writer.
With over 7 years experience, Chris regularly performs at some of the biggest comedy clubs up and down the country, including Up The Creek, Off The Kerb, The 99 Club, Just The Tonic, The Comedy Cafe, The Ha Ha Club and Jon Keyes, and has performed alongside some of the most respect stand ups in the industry including Stewart Lee, Daniel Kitson, Lee Mack, Rufus Hound, Stephen Merchant, Russell Kane, Greg Davies, Kevin Eldon, Shappi Khorsandi, Josh Widdicombe, Arthur Smith, Tony Law and lots more.
A versatile comic, Chris is in much demand as a compere and regularly performs opening / closing 20 and 30 minute sets in theatres, comedy clubs, arts centres, pubs, student gigs and more.
Chris has written and performed two solo stand up shows, which he has performed to critical acclaim and packed audiences at The Edinburgh Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe Festival and various other solo dates across the UK.
Chris runs and is resident MC of the hugely popular "Comedy Bar Islington" night in London.
"Chris is an engaging funny fella. A stick of charm who lights up the room" Russell Kane
"Properly hilarious, Chris Mayo is definitely one to watch" Mark Dolan
"Endearing. Mayo"s skittish, boyish charm comes across well" Broadway Baby
"He"s the type of comic you like before he"s even said a word" The New Current (5 stars)
"Well observed stories and call backs as well as an occasionally dark delivery that belies his seemingly breezy nature" British Comedy Guide
"He displays a poetic sense of language with some lovely descriptions littered throughout" Chortle
"This is a hilarious animated spectacle. Side-Splitting" - Three Weeks (4 Stars)
"Really funny. Laughter therapy of the best kind" One4Review (4 Stars)
Eastenders (Playing the wonderfully named and briefly shown "Rat Face")
BBC Comedy Promo
Commercials for: McDonalds, 118, Mazda, Which Mobile
THEATRE / SOLO SHOWS
2012 / 2013 "Between Ten and Six" - Etc Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre, Brighton Fringe
2012 - "Chris Mayo"s Identity Crisis" - Brighton Fringe, Leicester Comedy Festival, Maltings Theatre, Nuffield Theatre, The Point, Evesham Arts Centre
2011 "Chris Mayo"s Panic Attack" - Leicester Comedy Festival , Edinburgh Festival (2011), Hanger Farm Arts Centre
Between Ten and Six (Theatre)
Chris Mayo"s Identity Crisis (Stand Up)
Chris Mayo"s Panic Attack (Stand Up / Sitcom)
Showreel - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Aa6BFi2QJM