George Ryegold is the alter-ego of London-based comedian Toby Williams whose 2012 show, ‘George Ryegold’s God-In-A-Bag’, was in the Scotsman’s "Top 5 Comedy Shows at the Fringe" and Dave’s "Top 10 Funniest Jokes of the Fringe".
He won ‘Best Show’ at The Leicester Comedy Festival 2011 with ‘The Ordeal of Dr Ryegold’ which also had sell-out shows and was a Scotsman ‘Hot Pick’ in Edinburgh 2010.
At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011 Toby co-wrote and starred in the sell-out show ‘The Fudge Shop’, winning a Three Weeks Editors’ Award, and his debut Edinburgh 2009 show ‘Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead’ was nominated for The Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality.
He regularly performs stand-up in the top clubs around London and the UK - recently opening for Jerry Sadowitz - and has appeared in E4′s ‘Celebrity Bedlam’, ‘Colin Hoult’s Real Horror Show’, The Comedians’ Theatre Company and Mark Watson’s ‘The Hotel’. He also writes for Radio 4′s ‘The Headset Set’, Erotic Review Magazine and for Channel 4′s "This Just In" topical website.
‘Played pitch perfectly…painfully funny’ Kate Copstick, Scotland on Sunday
‘Tremendous fun…it’s stuff like this that makes the fringe great’ ★★★★★ Three Weeks
‘As sick as Jim Jeffries, but with the vocabulary of Stephen Fry...some of the most hilariously bad taste lines of the festival’ ★★★★ Chortle
‘As if scripted by Herman Melville, in a voice as rich as David Attenborough"s’ The Guardian
"Wicked...Twisted...Deliciously dark" Time Out
‘Lashings of gallows humour…beautifully crafted’ The Stage
★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ The List