Greg Burns



Greg is an award winning comedian and radio presenter who has worked on  shows such as "Have I Got News For You" and "The Catherine Tate Show", as well as appearing in "The Office Christmas Special" in a part written specifically for him by Ricky Gervais.

Other credits include hosting The Teenage Cancer Trust gigs at The Royal Albert Hall (including a notable stand up performance with Russell Brand), a special appearance in London’s West End in the smash hit musical Priscilla Queen of The Desert in 2009 and hosting the Summertime Ball in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley Stadium, which involved him introducing the likes of Cheryl Cole, Rihanna and Usher alongside Johnny Vaughn and Lisa Snowdon. Greg also co-hosted The Variety Club Awards for Channel 5.

With over fourteen years working on the comedy circuit, Greg Burns is a favourite booking for corporate events for his playful humour and infectious charm.

He has worked for Virgin Radio, Capital FM as Breakfast show host and also Capital FM as drive time host.

Greg worked for Capital on Drive from 2007 to 2016, Virgin Radio in 2006/2007 and Heart London before that, from 1998 to 2006.

Greg moved to Australia to host mid-mornings on Nova in Sydney in 2016 but returned in 2019 to host “Hits Radio” Weekend shows. He's now gone back to his love of comedy.

"As loveable a comedian as you're likely to find. Confident, funny and clever." The Sunday Times

"He's a slick, sharp operator with plenty of well-crafted observational material guaranteed to please.” Chortle

"Quick-witted and lively compere Greg Burns did a fantastic job sparring with a rowdy and vocal midweek crowd with a series of sharp comebacks and a fine routine packed with unexpected punchlines." The Comedy Star

"Greg Burns stole the show." Forth FM

"An assured, affable performer with some top-notch routines, cheeky Burns is a solid addition to any comedy bill." Chortle



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