"A brilliant comic brain
..this stand-up cracks some of the best one-liners I"ve ever heard". William Cook / The Guardian (UK)
An internationally acclaimed stand-up comedian, accomplished actor and writer, Stewart Francis is one multi-talented performer.
As a stand-up, Stewart has headlined all over North America and Great Britain, and performed in numerous venues worldwide, including Hong Kong, South Africa, and throughout Europe.
His comedy festivals include Montreal"s Just for Laughs, Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, Smirnoff Comedy Festival in South Africa, Belfast Comedy Festival, Edinburgh"s Fringe Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival, Winnipeg, Halifax and Vancouver Comedy Festivals.
Having worked in Britain for many years, Stewart has established a deservedly high reputation and is a regular at The Comedy Store in London.
Stewart has made numerous television appearances. He"s a regular guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, he is the host of trivia game show You Bet Your Ass, and in Britain, his TV appearances include The Comedy Store, Live At Jongleurs and The Big Stage.
Stewart has written and performed It"s Stewart Francis, featured weekly on The NHL on TSN, starred in his own episodes of Comics and Comedy Now, and has been a panelist on Out of Bounds with John Oakley.
Also an accomplished actor, Stewart starred as a series regular on CBC"s Gemini Award winning, An American in Canada and acted in UPN"S Kevin Hill.
In addition to acting and stand-up, Stewart has also written for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Gemini Awards and had his work published in The Hockey News.
"Stewart Francis" gags are razored-down one-liners with disarming set-ups lurching into twisted and bitter pay-offs, drier than a Manhattan martini" - Tom Lappin / Scotland On Sunday
"It"s rare to be left with such a sense of admiration for a comedian"s writing talents" - Rory Ford / Edinburgh Evening News
"you"ll want to see him over and over again to catch the jokes you missed because you were laughing so hard" - Leatrice Spevack / Toronto Star
"the highlight of the evening was Stewart Francis from Canada. He had the audience in stitches, just waiting in anticipation for his next one-liner." - Ryan Fortune / Cape Times (Smirnoff Comedy Festival, Cape Town, South Africa)