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Martin Mor

Martin comes from Northern Ireland, and after a successful career as a circus performer, he turned his attention on the unsuspecting comedy circuit.

With almost 30 years experience as a professional performer, Martin has established himself as one of the UK’s most popular and in-demand comedians.

Martin has performed successfully at events of all description; from the Hammersmith Apollo to a show for the inmates of an Italian prison, from comedy clubs to performing before members of the British Royal Family.

Very much the comedian’s comedian, Martin has been the support act of choice for; Frankie Boyle, Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jasper Carrot, Patrick Kielty, Johnny Vegas, Steve Coogan, and once Tina Turner.

Martin has numerous appearances on radio and television.

As well as devising and performing his own BBC television show, he has written jokes for some of the biggest names in British comedy.

Martin is a specialist MC, a regular headline act at most of the UK’s major comedy clubs, and also performs at comedy and arts festivals.

A truly global performer, Martin has worked throughout the known world performing his shows in Britain, Ireland, Australia, Philippines, USA, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Cyprus, Falkland Islands, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and Mainland China.

Martin’s photograph is featured on the popular board game Trivial Pursuits, (The Genus Edition). On an arts entertainments square, he is seen wearing a leotard.

Martin also performs family orientated circus shows working under the stage name Martin Bigpig.



“A comedy institution”

The Guardian

“World class”

The Scotsman.

“A terrifically funny and amiable man”

The Skinny.

“absolutely brilliant…hilarious at every turn”

Edinburgh Festivals Magazine. 

“Uproariously funny and utterly loveable, Mor is a wonderful entertainer and provider of many insights on life”.

Three Weeks

“A bearded behemoth of comedy…mesmerizing to watch”

Gulf Weekly

“If we could all live our lives more like Martin Mor, the world would be a much better, happier place”.


“Mor's likeability is as massive as the man himself”.


“Martin is the act that has influenced me the most, the UK comedy circuit would not be the same without him.”

Frankie Boyle.

“Extremely funny.”

Peter Kay.

“A very funny lad, with the best beard in the business.”

Johnny Vegas.

"This guy's great." 

George Best.  

"Off beat, unusual, outrageous."

Time Out.

"Explosive visual comedian who should carry a Government health warning." 

City Life.

"Martin certainly is a nice genuine person, and he is hilarious."

 The Irish World.

"The comic least likely to be heckled."

The Irish Post.

"The gem was the improvisational skills of Martin Mor…

sneerlessly enjoying those present almost as much as we enjoyed him." 

The stage.

"He wore us out with laughter … Irrepressible exuberance."

The Scotsman.

"Deadly eejitness." 

The Herald.

“An adorable master of feel good comedy”

Clothesline, Magazine Australia.