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Junior Simpson

With his infectious energy and huge stage presence it is easy to see why Junior Simpson is a circuit favourite. Simpson has a boundless joy and exuberance that has audiences hooked with hilarity. A true observational comic Simpson finds his humour in the everyday and humdrum with anecdotes of his world travels as a comedian adding a personal originality to his set. Although mischevious and daring, Simpson is never crass or crude and can tailor his set to suit any audience making him a favourite for warm up, TV and corporate work.

Junior is a regular headliner at clubs all over the UK and is also in great demand internationally performing as far afield as South Africa and Australia.
Junior is also a regular contributor to The Cutting Edge Team at the Comedy Store.

Junior has performed in countless festivals including…
Leeds Comedy In The Park
Carling Weekend
Reading Festival
Leeds Festival
Brighton Festival
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Leicester Comedy Festival
Birmingham Comedy Festival
Liverpool Comedy Festival
Ealing Comedy Festival
Vodacom Funny Festival (Cape Town)

Numerous spots on most major radio stations around the UK and the world. Including…

London Live
The Edge
The Beaton Generation R4
You Call That A Quiz GLR
Stand Up Two R2

Richard And Judy
Big Brother’s Big Mouth (C4)
Big Brother’s Little Brother (C4)
Meet The Magoons
Armstrong & Miller Show
Casualty (BBC)
The Comic Side of Seven Days (BBC)
AbbaMania (ITV)
ElvisMania (ITV)
Keen Eddie (Fox)
First Cut (Carlton)
Holby City (BBC)
Oliver's Twist (Food Network)
Maximum Exposure (Bravo)
Blankety Blank (LWT)
The Heaven And Earth Show (BBC)
The Live Floor Show (BBC Scotland)
They Think Its All Over (BBC)
Night Fever (CH5)
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC)
People Do The Craziest Things (Carlton TV)
Question Of TV (BBC)
The Harry Enfield Show (Sky One)
In The Dark With Junior Simpson (CH5)
Jim Davidson Presents… (BBC)
Surfer’s Paradise (Carlton TV)
The Stand Up Show - Series 5 (BBC1)
The Comedy Store (C5, 1997/8)
The 11 O’Clock show (CH4)
Mission Improbable (CH5)
The Stand Up Show (BBC1, 1998)
Nights Out At The Empire (C4, April, 1998)
Bring Me The Head Of Light Entertainment (C5)
The Comedy Network series 2 (CH5, 1997/8)
Is That It (Anglia, 1997)
Nights out at the Empire (C4, 1997)
Live at Jongleurs 3 (U.K Gold, 1997)
Live at Jongleurs 2 (U.K Gold, 1997)
Live at Jongleurs 1 (UK, Gold) August 1996
The Comedy Network (CH5, Paramount Channel 1997)
Good Stuff Comedy (Carlton, 1997)
Club Class (CH5, Paramount Channel 1997)
The Comedy Store (CH5, Paramount Comedy Channel 1997)
Saturday Live (LWT, June 1996)
The Wright Stuff
Top Gear
Stupid Punts
Queen Mania
Comedy Cafe
The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols
The Story Of Light Entertainment
Britain’s Funniest Comedy Characters
Back In The Day
Edinburgh Or Bust

Independent Black Woman (Director/Co-Writer/Lead Actor)

Loverman (Co-Writer/Actor)


Slave Babies

Baby Father

Don’t Stop Dreaming (Role: Dildar Singh) 2007 (Director: Azjad Nazir)
Love Actually (Role: DJ) 2003 (Director. Richard Curtis)
High Heels and Low Lifes (Role: “Micky”) 2001 (Dir. Mel Smith)

As The Chicken Jerks - (stage sitcom) Hackney Empire
Lover Man - Hackney Empire and Lewisham Theatre
Independent Black Women - Hackney Empire Lewisham Theatre


Dead Ringers (BBC)

Pilot for the ‘Ist TV Show’ (Zenith),

The Sketch Show (Avalon),

Ali G Show (Talkback),

Hippies (Talk Back),

Jo Brands Commercial Breakdown (Celador),

Comic Relief (BBC),

Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC),

Gas (CH4),

Rolf Harris’s Amazing World Of Animals (BBC),

In Exile (C4),

Live from Jongleurs (U.K Gold)

Saturday Live (LWT),
The Frank Skinner Show
The Late Jonathan Ross
Abba Mania
It's A Knockout
The Stand Up Show
Gease Mania
Elvis Mania
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
I'm Alan Partridge
Live At Jongleurs

Height: 5’8
Weight: 13st 8lb
Eye colour: Brown
Hair colour: Black flecked with grey
Native accent: British/Southern
Accents: Jamaican, Barbadian, American (North & South)


“My highlight was Junior Simpson. A vigorous raconteur and vibrant mimic with lots to say. Watch that Man!” The Guardian

“The new Lenny Henry” The Times

“His material is excellent” Daily Mail

“Simpson's irresistible energy and evangelical delivery can engage the most jaded of room” Chortle