Lakin McCarthy

Lakin McCarthy


Andy Hamilton

Top UK Comedian, Writer


Andy Hamilton

Andy Hamilton is one of Britain's best loved comedy performers and writers.

His extensive professional career in comedy began in 1976 as a contributor to Radio 4's 'Week Ending' and he's picked up a raft of awards for co-writing and co-directing household TV classics.

During the past few years Andy and his writing partner Guy Jenkin have co-created, written and directed the political comedies 'Ballot Monkeys' and 'Power Monkeys' for Channel 4; the hit BBC 1 sitcom 'Outnumbered' and the acclaimed UK feature film 'What We Did on Our Holiday'.  Their impressive back catalogue also includes Channel 4's 'Drop The Dead Donkey'. Andy's other TV work includes writing sketches for 'Not the Nine O'Clock News', 'Alas Smith and Jones', and 'The Armstrong and Miller Show'; and he pops up from time to time on TV shows such as 'Have I Got News For You' and 'QI'.

Andy is renowned for starring as Satan in his long-running BBC Radio 4 sitcom 'Old Harry's Game', in 'Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers', and as a regular panellist on 'The News Quiz' and and guest panellist on 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue'. He is also a creative force behind 'Revolting People' and 'Trevor's World of Sport'.

Andy's first novel 'The Star Witness' was published by Unbound Books in 2016.


Upcoming Shows

May 2019

Tour Venue Website
Tue 14/05/2019 An Evening with Andy Hamilton Lowry Quays Theatre, Salford Quays Visit
Thu 16/05/2019 An Evening with Andy Hamilton Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea Visit