Steve Bugeja took his debut solo show to the Edinburgh fringe in 2015 and received critical acclaim. Gainning no less than ten 4/5 star reviews. He has since taken the show on a mini-tour around the country, selling out rooms from Brighton to Louth.
Steve Bugeja was crowned the 2013 BBC Radio New Comedy Award winner and was a finalist in the Amused Moose and Laughing Horse new act competitions, making him one of the stand-out new acts of the past few years. Steve has just finished supporting Russell Kane on his 2013/14 national tour ‘Smallness’ as well as gigging at comedy clubs across the country.
In October 2013 Steve was picked for Radio 4’s ‘Fresh From The Fringe’, and featured on the BBC Red button following a successful Edinburgh festival where he took part in the prestigious package show The Lunchtime Special as well as his own 35 minute free fringe show.
A prolific writer, Steve has contributed material for Mock The Week, 8 out of 10 Cats and Russell Howard’s Good News. In 2012 he won the BBC’s Funny on Three sitcom competition along with his writing partner, which resulted in them developing a pilot script with BBC Comedy North. He also won the BBC’sJesting About 2 sketch competition, which culminated in his material featuring on a radio sketch show for BBC Newcastle. Steve has also contributed material to Radio 4’s The Show What You Wrote and Radio 4 Extra’s topical sketch show Newsjack. Steve is currently developing a pilot with BBC Radio Comedy.
Steve returns to Edinburgh 2014 to perform as part of the Fringe's longest-running showcase, The Comedy Zone.
‘His social nightmares make for assured comedy, and it’s easy to see why the audience listening at home voted him the BBC New Comedy Award winner of 2013. Greater things surely await’ - Chortle
‘Bugeja has an eye for original comic detail that's all his own.’ The Guardian