In 2005 Tom Allen won the competition So You Think You’re Funny in Edinburgh and went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award later that same year.
Since then he has performed at Just For Laughs in Montreal, Glasgow and Leicester Comedy Festivals, London’s Soho Theatre, New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade and has had his own show at the Edinburgh Fringe for the past four years. In 2011 he is looking forward to making his debut at both Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals.
He did his first Stand Up gig at Bethnal Green Working Man’s Club when he was 21. He responds well to deadlines and strong women