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Junior Simpson

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With his infectious energy and huge stage presence, it is easy to see why Junior Simpson is a circuit favourite. Simpson has a boundless joy and exuberance that has audiences hooked with hilarity. A true observational comic, Simpson finds his humour in the everyday and humdrum with anecdotes of his world travels as a comedian adding a personal originality to his set. Although mischievous and daring, Simpson is never crass or crude and can tailor his set to suit any audience making him a favourite for warm up, TV and corporate work.



Junior is a regular headliner at clubs all over the UK and is also in great demand internationally performing as far afield as South Africa and Australia.  



Junior has performed in countless festivals including…

V Festival 

Leeds Comedy In The Park 

Carling Weekend 

Reading Festival 

Leeds Festival

Brighton Festival


Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Leicester Comedy Festival

Birmingham Comedy Festival

Liverpool Comedy Festival

Ealing Comedy Festival

Vodacom Funny Festival (Cape Town)



Junior has had numerous spots on most major radio stations around the UK and the world. Including…


London Live

The Edge

The Beaton Generation BBC Radio 4

You Call That A Quiz GLR

Stand Up Two BBC Radio 2



Death in Paradise (BBC)

Live from Amsterdam (Showtime)

School Of Silence (CBBC)

Richard And Judy

Big Brother’s Big Mouth (C4)

Big Brother’s Little Brother (C4)

Meet The Magoons

Armstrong & Miller Show

Casualty  (BBC)

The Comic Side of Seven Days (BBC)

AbbaMania (ITV)

ElvisMania (ITV)

Keen Eddie (Fox) 

First Cut (Carlton)

Holby City (BBC)

Oliver's Twist  (Food Network)

Maximum Exposure (Bravo)

Blankety Blank (LWT)

The Heaven And Earth Show (BBC)

The Live Floor Show (BBC Scotland)

They Think Its All Over (BBC)

Night Fever (C5)

Never Mind the Buzzcocks   (BBC)

People Do The Craziest Things (Carlton TV)

Question Of TV (BBC)

The Harry Enfield Show (Sky One)

In The Dark With Junior Simpson (C5)

Jim Davidson Presents… (BBC)

Surfer’s Paradise (Carlton TV)

The Stand Up Show - Series 5 (BBC) 

The Comedy Store (C5)

The 11 O’Clock show (C4)

Mission Improbable (C5)

The Stand Up Show (BBC) 

Nights Out At The Empire (C4)

Bring Me The Head Of Light Entertainment (C5) 

The Comedy Network series 2 (C5)

Is That It (Anglia) 

Nights out at the Empire (C4) 

Live at Jongleurs 3 (UK Gold)

Live at Jongleurs 2 (UK Gold)

Live at Jongleurs 1 (UK Gold)

The Comedy Network (C5) 

Good Stuff Comedy (Carlton)

Club Class (C5)

The Comedy Store (C5)

Saturday Live (LWT)

The Wright Stuff

Top Gear

Stupid Punts

Queen Mania

Comedy Cafe

The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols

The Story Of Light Entertainment

Britain’s Funniest Comedy Characters

Back In The Day

Edinburgh Or Bust



Independent Black Woman (Director/Co-Writer/Lead Actor)

Loverman (Co-Writer/Actor)


Slave Babies

Baby Father


Don’t Stop Dreaming (Role: Dildar Singh) 2007 (Director: Azjad Nazir)

Love Actually (Role: DJ) 2003 (Director. Richard Curtis)

High Heels and Low Lifes (Role: “Micky”) 2001 (Dir. Mel Smith)



As The Chicken Jerks - (stage sitcom) Hackney Empire

Lover Man - Hackney Empire and Lewisham Theatre 

Independent Black Women - Hackney Empire Lewisham Theatre



Dead Ringers (BBC)

Pilot for the ‘Ist TV Show’ (Zenith)

The Sketch Show (Avalon)

Ali G Show (Talkback)

Hippies (Talk Back)

Jo Brands Commercial Breakdown (Celador)

Comic Relief (BBC)

Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC)

Gas (C4)

Rolf Harris’s Amazing World Of Animals (BBC) 

In Exile (C4)

Live from Jongleurs (UK Gold)

Saturday Live (LWT)

The Frank Skinner Show 

The Late Jonathan Ross

Abba Mania

It's A Knockout

The Stand Up Show

Grease Mania

Elvis Mania

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme

I'm Alan Partridge

Live At Jongleurs




Height: 5’8

Weight: 13st 8lb

Eye colour: Brown

Hair colour: Black flecked with grey

Native accent: British/Southern

Accents: Jamaican, Barbadian, American (North & South)




“My highlight was Junior Simpson. A vigorous raconteur and vibrant mimic with lots to say. Watch that Man!” The Guardian


“The new Lenny Henry.” The Times 


“His material is excellent.” Daily Mail


“Simpson's irresistible energy and evangelical delivery can engage the most jaded of room.” Chortle

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