The Most Popular Stand-Up Comedians To Hire For Your 2022 Event

Megan Lupton
Content Executive
Jack Whitehall

Comedians are crowd-pleasers. Confident, charismatic and one of a kind, the comedians on this list are some of the best that Britain has to offer. It is one thing to see them on the television, but another to see them live!  

With Champions Music & Entertainment, you can book top comedians to perform at your next event, thanks to our experienced and professional booking agents with their industry-leading contacts - we have someone for everyone!


Trending Stand-Up Comedians for 2022 Events

From famous American comedians to classic British comics, our stand-up comedians are available to hire around the globe. See our top pick of the best comics for your 2022 wedding, corporate event or party.

Nina Conti

Talented Ventriloquist

“(NINA) ‘Can you not deconstruct the act so early on?’ (MONKEY) ‘What, do they think that you’re talking to a real monkey?’”

Book Nina Conti.

Jack Whitehall

Versatile Comic, Presenter & Event Host

“I find adverts at the moment particularly annoying, like the banking adverts, because they’re trying to portray bankers as nice people… You walk up to the till, it’s like, ‘ooh, how was your holiday?’, I went camping. ‘Ooh, why did you go camping?’, Because YOU lost all of my money.”

To hire Jack Whitehall, please contact our booking agents directly via our online contact form

Jason Manford

Comedy Icon & TV Panel Regular

“I’m getting my wife a wooden leg for Christmas. It’s not her main present, just her stocking filler.”

Book Jason Manford.

Hugh Dennis

Star of Outnumbered

“(Donald Trump’s) plan if he becomes President is, he’s gonna build a 2,000-mile-long wall between the US and Mexico. So, he’s gonna built a great wall to keep people out, and at the same time, his next point was he’s not going to be influenced by China!”

Book Hugh Dennis.

Jimmy Carr

Presenter of 8 Out of 10 Cats

“My favourite road sign is ‘Falling Rocks’. What exactly am I supposed to do with that information? They may as well have a sign saying, ‘Random accidents ahead’ [or] ‘Life’s a lottery, Be lucky.'”

Book Jimmy Carr.

Katherine Ryan 

Host of Your Face Or Mine, Actress & Presenter 

"I have a beautiful daughter, who's British! And I really recommend having an English child, it's like having a tiny, ineffective butler at home. She's got me feeling like the Fresh Prince all day"

To hire Kathryn Ryan, please contact our booking agents directly via our online contact form

Stephen K Amos

Comedy Compere at London’s Big Fish

“I love performing in front of all you wonderful people. But really, this isn’t all that. What I really want is my own show. But the BBC have very strict guidelines about ethnicity. Apparently, I’ve got to wait for Lenny Henry to die.”

Book Stephen K Amos.

David Mitchell

Team Captain on Would I Lie to You?

“Fish don’t blink. Which is the main eye defence. If you’re ever trying to get the eye out of a fish and it blinks… it may be a lion.”

Book David Mitchell.

Jo Brand 

Presenter of Jo Brand Through The Cake Hole, Star on Have I Got News For You & QI

"I would like to take a pill that would make me six stone, then I could eat my way back up to ten... what a bloody brilliant weekend that would be wouldn't it!"

Book Jo Brand

Babatunde Aléshé

Winner of the 2019 Amused Moose National New Comic Award

“Me and my wife, you know we got a son now, he’s two, and we were like debating like; ‘do we stay in London?’. And my wife was like ‘no, no we gotta get out’. Now, we got a dilemma, you know - do we stay in London and risk our son growing up and joining a gang, or, do we leave London and risk our child growing up with a Birmingham accent?”

To hire Babatunde Aléshé, please contact our booking agents directly via our online contact form


Ever wondered how to book a stand-up comedian, how much an entertainer costs to hire and why they are essential at events? See our frequently asked questions below:

How much does it cost to hire a stand-up comedian for parties and events?

Stand-up comedians come in all shapes and sizes. From globally renowned professionals to amateur comedians new to the circuit, their experience and personal preference dictate how much they charge for event appearances. 

This can make it difficult to find a stand-up comedian within your budget. However, our team of experienced and well-connected booking agents are on-hand to find the perfect stand-up comedian within your budget.

Simply get in touch using our online contact form to receive your free quote! 

Why should I hire a stand-up comedian for my event?

Comedians are the perfect entertainers – they are versatile, witty, charismatic, and create a memorable connection with your audience. From weddings to corporate occasions, these unique performers are a step above typical bands and singers, supplying entertainment with a difference. 

Each of our comedians can tailor their material to your audience, so whether you desire an internationally renowned comic or an emerging talent, these performers will ensure that your event is truly unforgettable.

Why should I choose Champions Music & Entertainment?

Booking through Champions Music & Entertainment takes the stress out of securing an act. As an expert entertainment booking agency, we do the hard work so you can sit back and enjoy the show.

Whether you want to hire a seasoned professional or an up and coming star, booking a comedian for your event is a sure-fire way to keep your guests entertained all night long.

How do I hire a stand-up comedian?

Champions Music and Entertainment have a whole host of comedians available for corporate events, functions and private parties. Contact us by filling in our online contact form or by calling a booking agent directly on 0203 79 340 42.

Megan Lupton
Content Executive

Having completed a Masters in Creative Writing, Megan is found regularly contributing to the company blog, where she discusses everything from the latest socio-political news stories to self-improvement. Joining Champions Music & Entertainment in 2019, Megan is also responsible for a variety of creative content, like contributing to the online presence of those we represent across the website.