Mark Simmons:Quip Off The Mark

Mark Simmons:Quip Off The Mark


UK Comics’ Comic 2022 - Best Act
“One of the UK’s pre-eminent pun merchants…the quickest
quipster in showbusiness.” - Evening Standard

As Seen on Mock The Week, BT Sport and ITV, ‘Master of one-liners’ MARK SIMMONS brings
his brand-new show on the road.
Mark recently joined Dara O’Brian and Hugh Dennis on BBC2’s Mock The Week as a semi-
regular on the show and now brings you his hotly-anticipated show Quip Off The Mark. He’s
also been appearing on BT Sport’s DIY pundit and The Rugby’s On.
Mark has also appeared in other TV shows such as ITV’s Out There, BBC Radio 4ExtraStands
Up, a Channel 4 pilot starring alongside Bridget Christie, as well as BBC3’s One For The

Mark also hosted News-ish and Film-ish on Fubar Radio alongside co-host Seann
Walsh. And now is enjoying further success with his solo podcast, Jokes With Mark
Simmons, where he invites a fellow comic, such as Gary Delaney and Milton Jones to discuss
jokes that they’ve written but simply just haven’t worked.
This isn’t your average one-liner show as there is the running theme throughout. This year
Mark’s parents have sold the house he grew up in and has to collect his box of stuff from
the loft. Come discover what’s in the box in this top-level one-liner show structured in a way
you’ve never seen before. 
“Master of one-liners…his (show) consist(s) of literally one liner after one liner, with one or
two breaks for the audience to catch their breath before another assault on the laughter
and muscles with the next segment.” One4Review ★★★★★

“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★

“A lot of excellent funny one-liners.” Bruce Dessau

“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke writing.” Chortle ★★★★ 

RUNNER UP DAVE’s Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe 2022
DAVE’s Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe 2019 (& 2017)
Nominee Amused Moose: Best Show 2017



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