“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 standup comedian, Stewart Francis has headlined all over North America and Great Britain, as well as having performed in numerous venues worldwide, including Hong Kong, South Africa, and Europe.
His comedy festivals include Montreal’s Just for Laughs, Smirnoff Comedy Festival in South Africa, Belfast Comedy Festival, Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival, Winnipeg and Halifax 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 . His humour has been pegged by Scotland on Sunday as ‘drier than a Manhattan Martini.’
Stewart has made numerous television and radio appearances. He writes and performs It’s Stewart Francis , featured weekly on The NHL on TSN . Also he starred in his own episodes of Comics and Comedy Now, and has been a panelist on Out of Bounds with John Oakley.
His many talents also include acting and he has recently starred as Dennis in CBC’s Gemini-award winning sitcom ‘An American in Canada’.
Stewart has also written for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Gemini Awards and Puppets Who Kill.
“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.”