DAVID BAKER
Comedian
 
 
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HBO's Top 10 British comedians

"An audacious stand-up performer in America's upper echelon of comedy" - Americas Comedy

"Gags fired at you" - Time Out

 "Sharp and intelligent" - View London

 

References


"Some of the best performances I've ever seen from any stand up comedian.  Performed brilliantly.  Received outstanding reviews.  I strongly recommend David Baker."

- Mark Breslin, CEO, Owner, Yuk Yuk's International Stand Up Comedy, Toronto, Canada

 

"An audacious stand-up performer whose foreign tone and perspective has increasingly landed him in America’s upper echelon of comedy"

- 'Americas Comedy' magazine

 

"Performs brilliantly.  Received an outstanding reaction from the audience."

- Craig Ivanoff, Maganer, The Comedy Store, Sydney, Australia

 

"Sharp and intelligent"

- 'View London' magazine

 

"Had the crowded room roaring"

- 'Comic Bible' magazine

 

"A distinctive point of view and special talent ... I am very impressed with his abilities as well as the reputation he has built amongst fellow comics and industry professionals"

- Ken Carlson, Editor, 'The Comedians' magazine, New York

 

"An extrodinary and distinctive talent"

- Al Martin, Owner, Broadway Comedy Club, New York City

 

"An exceptional comedian with a bright future in stand-up comedy"

- Eric Abrams, Booker, Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles

 

"Extremely funny, distinctive and talented"

- Heather Barbieri, Owner, Rooster T Feathers Comedy Club, CA

 

"Sharp gags and anecdotes"

- 'London Evening Standard' newspaper

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- "Gags fired at you"

- Time Out magazine

 

"Extrodinary talent and distinction as a unqiue stand up comedian"

- Steve Rosenfield, Director, American Comedy Institute, New York City

 

"Extrodinary talent and ability in comedy performance".

- Eric Yoder, Funny Business Agency, Asheville, NC

 

"A unique and distinctive style"

- Fatima Mohamed, Producer, The Comedy Network, Canada

 

"Extrodinary talent and abilities"

- Jan Smith, Manager, The Ice House Comedy Club, Los Angeles

 

"An extrordinary talent and ability in comedy performance as well as charm that is hard to find"

- Tony Camacho, President, Top Draw Entertainment, New York

 

"Sharp and intelligent gags"

- The List magazine

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"Sharp wit"

- British Comedy Guide


Resume

 

TV and radio

- 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno', NBC (2010, guest, stand up)

- 'The Bob and Tom Show', WGN (2009, guest)

- 'Comedy.TV', CBS (2012, stand up)

- 'The Great Canadian Laugh Off', The Comedy Network (Comedy Central) (2010, stand up)

- 'The Comedy Time Network' (2008, 2009, 2010,2011, stand up)

- Over 150 radio stations across US and Canada (guest)

- Comedy Cures Radio Show (stand up, syndicated radio stations)

Magazines

- Time Out New York (article, 2009)

- The Comedians (interview, 2010; article 2011)

- The Laugh Button (interview, 2011)

- America's Comedy (interview, 2011)

- Comic Bible (interview and article, 2011)

- Stage Time (article, 2009)

Web media

- Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (feature, 2011)

- Comedy Central (US, stand up, 2009)

- The Comedy Network (Canada, stand up, 2009)

- The Jay Leno Show: Laugh Squad with Bob and Ross (US, stand up, 2009)

- Rooftop Comedy (US, stand up, 2009)

- AT&T (US, stand up, 2009)

- Hulu (US, stand up, 2010)

 

FESTIVALS

- New York Comedy Festival (2008)

- New York Underground Comedy Festival (2008)

- Long Island Comedy Festival (2010, 2009)

 

COMPETITIONS

- Great Canadian Laugh Off, 2010 (runner up / second place out of over 1200 comedians who entered worldwide.  Only British comic in final 8)

- Broadway Comedy Club contest, 2008 (winner)

- New York's Funniest Stand Up, 2008 (semi-finalist from over 200 comedians)

- World Series of Comedy, New York, 2009 (semi-finalist from over 150 comedians)

- Caroline's on Broadway contest, 2008 (last 8 from over 200 comedians)

 

OTHER

- Humor Ambassador, Comedy Cures charity

- Judge, Music is a Joke stand up comedy contest, Stand Up New York (2009)


CLUBS

New York City

- Comedy Cellar

- Comic Strip Live

- Stand Up New York

- Caroline's on Broadway

- Gotham Comedy Club

- Dangerfields

- Broadway Comedy Club

- Laugh Lounge

London, UK

- The Comedy Store

- Up The Creek

- Comedy Cafe

- Downstairs at the Kings Head

- Banana Cabaret

- Highlight Comedy Club

- Jongluers

- Lee Hurst's Comedy Club

- Covent Garden Comedy Club

- Chuckle Club

- Monkey Business Comedy Club

- Laughing Boy Comedy Club

- Crack Comedy Club

- Soho Comedy Club

- The Comedy Tree

 

Theaters

 

- Our Little Theater, CA

- Lyric Theater, FL

- Etcetera Theater, UK

 

Los Angeles

- Hollywood Improv

- The Comedy and Magic Club

- The Laugh Factory

- The Ice House Comedy Club

Toronto, Canada

- Yuk Yuk's

- Absolute Comedy

Sydney, Australia

- The Comedy Store

- The Laugh Garage Comedy Club

- Star Bar Comedy Theater

Other clubs

- Improv, Miami

- Rooster T Feathers Comedy Club, San Francisco

- Stand Up Scottsdale Comedy Club, Scottsdale, AZ

- Laffs Comedy Club, Tucson, AZ

- The Edge Comedy Club, Chicago

- The Clubhouse Comedy Club, San Francisco

- Bananas Comedy Club, NY

- Bananas Comedy Club, NJ

- Goonies Comedy Club, MN

- Rum Runners Comedy Club, MN

- Treehouse Comedy Club, CT

- Gagging For Laughs, Surrey, UK

- Laugh Riot, Washington, DC

- The Comedy Studio, Boston, MA

- Brokerage Comedy Club, Long Island, NY

- Comedy Cabaret, PA