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Comedian * Scriptwriter * After-Dinner Speaker
Austin Knight



Sporting Dinners ~ Corporate Hospitality ~ Cabaret

Austin on stage

Austin, it appears that we had complaints from a number of local households, regarding the noise from the marquee. All that I can say, is that if the miserable buggers would've had the good sense to buy a ticket to the dinner and hear you in action, they'd have had a far better evening! You gave a brilliant performance and I've nothing but positive feedback from everyone that I've spoken to since Saturday. Thanks for helping to make our 50th Anniversary such a storming success and I wish you the very best of luck with everything that you do.
Chris Johnson, Helsby R.U.F.C.

"He's the funniest man on Earth. He's relentless. He's the T1000 of comedy. No matter how much you laugh, he keeps coming back with a better gag!"

Following on from last night's function I have to thank you, yet again, not only for making your way across the country to the Stakis Hotel and making the night extra special for my company, but also for the 390 local businessmen that witnessed a night to remember. One of the main sponsors said he was absolutely delighted with the feedback from his customers and that this event had certainly enhanced the business relationship between our two companies, of which 95% goes down to the great performance from yourself.
Roger Day, Archway Events, Norfolk

I have been booking acts for many years now , and I've got to say mate I think your show is absolutely superb. You worked your butt off! The best comic I've ever seen. Lets get you some work up in West Yorks and show them the best. Well done my friend.

Steve Fisher, Mayfare Management

Austin Cruisin'

It was a great evening, everybody I have spoken to thoroughly enjoyed themselves, so thank you for making us all laugh and helping to make it so successful.
Barry Smith, Rocester FC

Thanks again for your time last night. You helped make a great evening of entertainment. I had some excellent feedback and look forward to booking you for our next function in May.
Andrew Argyle, Lincoln Sportsman's Club

It was a great weekend and you gave us all a great laugh, despatching the mob with smiles on their faces!
Carolyn Spencer, Federation of Small Businesses

Austin Surfin'

We'd would like to thank Austin for such fantastic and hilarious evening. Over the years we have had many a stand-up act... But all the comments from the night say he is by far the best we’ve had.

Paul Stafford, Sleaford Sports Association

A memorable evening for everyone. The feedback regarding the event has been extremely positive and the guys thought your act was spot on.
Northampton Nene Round Table

Thank you for helping to make our night a memorable one at Anfield. I have had lots of compliments regarding your hilarious contribution and will definitely be in touch to organise our next big event.
Sarah Tennyson, The Golf Foundation

Austin, thank you so much for making our wedding reception a night to remember, everyone commented how funny you are and had a fantastic time. I think
you might have another booking coming from the football fraternity! Thank you once again and good luck on your next voyage!
Tanya & Andy, Leek Town Football Club

Many thanks again. You were absolutely superb and so many people have come up telling me how good you were. You really made the night!!

Matt Roberts, Macmillan Nurses

Austin with some balls.

I've arranged six sporting dinners over the past ten years and have used Austin on four occasions and will use him again. Here's a man who knows how to work an audience, get the most laughs per second that anyone I've ever come across. If you book him, make sure you turn your mobile off and definitely don't go to the toilet!
Phil Rice, Malmesbury YFC Dinner

Probably the funniest speaker that we have ever engaged in recent years. Witty and spontaneous throughout. Just make sure that you do not leave your seat during his speech!
Stephen Sawrey, Insurance Institute of Coventry

I so enjoyed your marvelous performance here.
James Hunter Blair, Blairquarn Castle, Maybole, Ayrshire

"A master of the throwaway gag and ad-lib." ...The Stage

Brilliant! Extremely funny and clean. An essential quality in mixed company.
Tony White, Bristol Steamship Owners Association

Thanks for the lovely job you did on Thursday. From the back of the room I could see a big wave of enjoyment washing over the audience - loudest laughs coming from the ladies I think. I particularly enjoyed the regional dialect pieces. Thanks again and hope to see you at future events.
Vanessa Moore, Learning & Skills Council, Coventry & Warwickshire

Austin Knight has to be one of the funniest and most original stand-ups in the country. Extremely articulate and instantly engaging, Knight threw in material that this trade audience had clearly not heard before.
Mark Ritchie, The Stage

Bond. Basildon Bond. No, Austin Knight. I mean Bond.

Is he funny? I fear he is. Very. The audience out front are creasing themselves, and so from my place in an obscure corner, to my amazement so am I. The audacity, the cleverness, the garrulity, and yes, the wit is irresistible.

Andrew Grimes, Manchester Evening News

Just a brief note to thank you very much for your tremendous performance last night. Everyone I have spoken to since has heaped praise upon you. You struck a fine balance, with earthy humour, which was neither racist nor excessively offensive. I will certainly recommend you to others, and I wish you every success.
Dick Sands, Chairman, The International Steel Trade Association

Austin has performed at our club for the past ten years, and in all honesty he's saved the night on more than one occasion when the speaker wasn't up to scratch. He has the ability to turn any situation into a funny one and in my opinion is one of the best comics I've had the pleasure to meet.
Charlie Nicholson, Manager, Greenall's Social Club

Austin is one of the best comedians we've ever had at our golf day. His range of stories and jokes is second to none. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.
Steve Yates, General Manager, TNT UK Limited

Many thanks for a terrific performance on Thursday last at Elland Road. I have had lots of positive feedback from our clients and the Chairman's sides are still aching! The Chairman commented that it was by far the best dinner he had attended so far ....I look forward to meeting you again in the near future.
Elaine Jowett, Commercial Secretary, Halifax Town FC, The Shay Stadium, Halifax

Austin even laughs at his own jokes!

Austin has worked here with everyone from Jimmy Greaves to the Grumbleweeds and received a standing ovation every time.
Roy Whalley, Walsall Football Club

Our clients have asked for Austin Knight for four consecutive years - they don't want any other comic!
Alison Lockwood, Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Austin was our guest speaker at the Institute annual dinner, he did a brilliant job, was an excellent speaker and very funny. He tailored his performance to suit the audience very well and we have had excellent feedback about him.
Sam Boley, President of Nottingham Insurance Institute

"Lovely smashing super." ...Mrs Bowen

The Norman Collier Golf Classic to raise funds for the Beechwood Cancer Care Centre was our best ever. Good golf, great dinner, prizes for everyone and thousands of pounds raised. But undoubtedly the star of the day was Austin Knight. Two years ago, he was very funny at our Sportsman's Evening, but for this mixed audience his presentation was superb. The Lady Golfers thought his jokes and stories were wonderful. Thank you Austin, I would be delighted to recommend you if required.
Mike Walker, Beechwood Cancer Care Centre, Stockport, Cheshire

Austin, thank you for a splendid evening, I hope you enjoyed being with us as much as we enjoyed listening to you. You are the best comic we have ever had, good luck in the future.
Maureen Bird, McClean Homes Ridings Ltd.

An excellent comedian who entertained our male dominated audience! Feedback from one of our customers was "the comedian for the evening was exceptional and kept us laughing for a long time after his act had finished!" You can't get much better feedback than that!
Sarah Barnes, Shepley Window Systems

Austin also does one eye as well as two!

Austin recently supported the James Hickman Fundraising Testimonial Dinner, held at Manchester City FC, in aid of St Ann's Hospice. James - 5 times World 200m Butterfly Champion - wanted to support St Ann's as his father was a patient with us whilst suffering with cancer. The evening was a huge success with spirits lifted by Austin and his wicked sense of humour! We had guests of all ages, who had travelled nationwide for the evening and everybody laughed. Austin really got us in to the party mood and we would welcome him to any of our events in the future.
Jacinta Massey, Major Events Officer, St Ann's Hospice

Many thanks for making our evening so much fun, we all had a great time and everyone has been telling me how much they enjoyed your jokes. Some of the nicknames you gave people have stuck, so the fun continues even now. You were very funny, and you interacted well with the audience making it a more personal experience. Thanks for the laughs, Best Wishes.
Ian Wagstaff, 3M UK plc, Atherstone, England

Having seen Austin perform before, I knew he was perfect for our clients event - and nobody was left disappointed. The sheer variety and quick-fire delivery of his set is spot on, and his interaction with the audience is very well received. He is fantastic value for money, and I look forward to booking him for many more events in the future.
Nick Phipps, Why Yes! Marketing, Telford, England

Just a quick note to say thank you again for another cheeky but thoroughly entertaining evening. Everything was perfect as usual, you surely made the entertainment part of the evening worry free, with such a mix of guests your unique style of weighing up the audience always seems to amaze us. You are a true star Austin, and a must for any occasion.
Jane Spencer, Marketing Manager, Miller Brothers (Electrical) Ltd.

Just a quick note to say a sincere 'thank you' for the super show you put on for us on Saturday evening: Everybody had a great time - lots of compliments for the entertainment - so hopefully we will see you again in the not too distant future.
Linda Hurn, Norwest Holst Construction Ltd

"Not a full shilling." ...The Beano

Austin was fantastic fun, he absolutely charmed the audience at our annual dinner, especially the ladies. Our members gave him rave reviews both on the night and afterwards. I know that some of them will be booking him for their future events.
Steve Devine, Chairman Protect, Cardiff Pinnacle

Thanks Austin - You did a great job of making our customers laugh - Thanks again, you were a resounding success!
Colin Bartleet, Marketing Manager, Jackson Building Centres, Lincoln

What can I say, what a fantastic performance, everyone was rolling about with laughter. You were brilliant and everyone enjoyed a great evening of entertainment.
R.M. Emery, Rotary Club of Dudley

Sincere thanks for your fantastic contribution to our 'Evening of Laughter'. Everyone that I have spoken to have said what a great evening they had, and found your hilarious stories highly entertaining.
Wendy Parry, pp, The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Trust

With a lovely, wordy delivery and a gift for the melancholic, Knight put me in mind of the great Les Dawson at his very best. I have seen and enjoyed Knight before and the combination of some great self-deprecating material and that curmudgeonly face makes this performer one of the current crop of comedy favourites that I would willingly pay good money to see any time.

Mark Ritchie, The Stage & Television Today

Austin Moonin'

Austin made the dinner, with his fantastic delivery, the pace of his jokes and his sheer presence. As I was on the top table I had a clear view of people's reactions, and almost everyone was in tears from his humour. He holds his audiences so well that they don't want his act to finish. What astonished me, and quite a few others, was the way he went from joke to joke, quite breathtaking !! I have received loads of letters about the dinner and all of them said what a fabulous comedian Austin was on the night. We will certainly book him again, with the assurance that we will get a wonderful evenings' entertainment.
Keith Parkes, Chairman, BFBi Midland Committee

I have seen all the top circuit comedians, however, none have ever made me laugh as much as Austin Knight. His brilliant mixture of wit, repartee, ad-libs and subtle humour had us all howling for his entire performance. The man is a comic genius.
Mike Hughes, Chairman, Miles of Smiles Appeal

Austin Knight entertained us superbly on our Charter Night, and his non-stop humour had us roaring with laughter throughout his brilliant repartee of topical and varied stories mixed in with quick one-liners, all delivered in his attractive walk-about style.
Geoff Hayes, Rotary Club of Altrincham

The audience went through the roof. Governor, HMP Strangeways

Thanks a million for Thursday. The evening has been hailed as a great success - a fantastic £3,500 raised - and that is largely down to you. I had dozens of phone calls on Friday morning, and every single person commented on you - all good comments too, I hasten to add! Many people have said that your act was without doubt the best they had ever seen, and I would definitely agree. So, thank you very much. You made a little, struggling West Country school very happy!
Sarah Davies. Burton Hill School, Malmesbury, Wilts.

I thought it would be appropriate to advise you that I have received excellent reports from the Secretary of the Druids Heath Golf Club, where you recently appeared for us. He confirms that it was one of the best evenings they have ever arranged and your contribution was a main factor of this success. He stated that you would be most welcome to return at a future date and that a full house would be assured as a result of your superb performance last week. Many thanks!
Tony West

I had to e-mail you and thank you for providing the entertainment at the VISION SHOWCASE event at Risley. You may remember that I was the Geordie lad whose accent you imitated brilliantly. You have to be the funniest bloke on God's earth. Keep up the good work.
Mike Hallowell

Clean Comic

Just want to say a massive thank you for running the show at my sporting dinner. I've never seen so many people laughing uncontrollably! I'll contact you soon to organise next year. Cheers mate!

Dave Stebbings, Horwich Golf Club

Austin - I know the timings for last Friday evening were disrupted with the previous speaker taking 30 mins more than briefed. Nevertheless your entertainment was absolutely outstanding. The feedback on the evening and over the weekend has been great, and you have definitely extended your fan base in East Yorkshire.
David Hewitt, Hull Ionians Rugby Club

I am sure you will soon get the SP from Austin, but I thought I should contact you immediately to applaud his magnificent performance. As per his website he did turn a disaster into a great night. We experience many comedians throughout the year and the feedback was unanimous that Austin was the best we have all seen for many years.
Paul Walters, Captain of Kingsthorpe Golf Club, Northampton

Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed your 3 gigs on Celebrity Eclipse last week. You were hilarious. God knows how you remember all that material! We are lucky if we can remember 2 or 3 from each act the next day. It was the first time Celebrity have had late night comedy and to have an act of your calibre was the highlight of our cruise. Thank you very much. Hope to see you again on a future one!
Phil & Jill Cogger