Vlad Ilich



Vlad, a seasoned professional comedian, boasts an impressive comedy journey with four prestigious awards earned on the vibrant London circuit. He's also made his mark with a notable TV credit and an online presence that has garnered over seven million views.

With six years of comedy experience spanning three languages and international stages, Vlad recently enjoyed a successful run at the Fringe Festival with Just the Tonic production.

His accolades include a first-place win at the renowned King of the Gong show at the Comedy Store and the coveted One to Watch award at the well-established Up the Creek club, establishing him as a standout newcomer. Currently, he's a finalist in Next Up's Live or Die competition.

Vlad's comedic talent has graced screens on BBC Three and BBC One. Beyond comedy, he's an accomplished writer, with his short story "Schrodinger’s Cat" earning the runner-up position in the CCSW (Creative Culture South West) short story competition, slated for publication later this year.

As an actor, Vlad has honed his craft through training in Scotland and Malta. Currently, he's diligently crafting his debut work-in-progress stand-up comedy show, "Hi, my name is Immigrant," set to premiere at the Brighton, Cambridge, and Camden Fringe festivals before heading to the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

In his leisure time, Vlad indulges in his passion for chess and is an active member of the Prestwick chess club.

Vlad's list of accolades and TV appearances includes:
- BBC Three's 'Stand up for Live Comedy,' available on i-Player.
- Finalist in Next Up at Comedy Store London (2022, ongoing).
- One to Watch at Up the Creek, 2020.
- Max Turner Award at Comedy Virgins, The Cavendish Arms, 2021.
- Winner of King of the Gong at The Comedy Store, Manchester, 2019.
- New Comic of the Year at The Stand Up Club, 2020.

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