Multi-award winning Welsh comedian Matt Rees has generated a huge buzz on the circuit over the past year with his unique brand of well-crafted gags and acerbic delivery earning him high praise from audiences and critics alike.
The 22-year-old rising star has won a whole host of awards including Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2012, Welsh Unsigned Stand-Up Award 2011, Loaded Laftas New Act Award 2011 and the Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year Award 2011 as well as being nominated for Chortle Best Newcomer 2012. Having recently supported the sublime Elis James on tour, Matt can be seen performing as part of the prestigious Pleasance Reserve at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012.
"a properly original comedy mind" Guardian
"Comedians to watch 2012" Times
"A gem in the form of a laconic youngster with an instinctive comedic talent" Metro
"The boy is good... Damn good" The Glee Club
"His deadpan and instinctive delivery underlines his natural flair" South Wales Echo
"Matt"s writing was a stand out. Apparently casual asides spin out into fresh routines" Steve Bennett chortle.co.uk
"The timed patience of a professional" The Stage
"A joke writing mutant. The Professor Xavier of comedy" Cardiff Comedy Festival