Scottish Comedian, Ross Leslie began comedy in 2012, first performing in the city of his birth, Edinburgh.  Now living in Fife with his large family, and as a former estate agent, Foodbank volunteer and a member of a political party he has a wide range of knowledge and experience to bring to any comedy audience.

 

He is a regular at every comedy club in Scotland where he performs as a main support act, sometime host and sometime headliner, including at Glasgow’s Yesbar.

 

In the past he has performed solo hours at the Glasgow Comedy Festival and as part of the Scottish Comedy Festival during Edinburgh’s Fringe.

 

He has written material for BBC Radio Scotland as well as reaching the final of several comedy competitions in his earlier years.

 

He is a great booking for any room and looks forward to entertaining audiences for years to come.

 

Timeline:

 

2012

* First open spot at a dreaded gong show

* Got to Grand Final of said gong show

* Won Fuck You I'm Funny competition for new acts

 

2013

* First short run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe with fellow funnyman, Richard Hunter

* Scottish Comedian Of The Year semi finalist

 

2014

* Scottish Comedian Of The Year finalist

* Nandos UK New Act Of The Year finalist

* Deuchars Beermat Fringe Award runner up

 

2015

* First solo run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe with show Ross Leslie: A Little About Myself And Things I Have Noticed

* Host Best Of Scottish Comedian Of The Year nights during Edinburgh Festival Fringe

* Curate and host New Material Night at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club

 

2016

* Supported Billy Kirkwood on his Glasgow Comedy Festival sold out solo show

* First solo show at Glasgow Comedy Festival Ross Leslie's Diary Of A Wimpy Man, which was then performed at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

* Curated and performed at Scotland's Pick Of The Fringe during Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Vladimir McTavish

* Worked on stage and props during successful run of play F.R.A.N.C. during Edinburgh Festival Fringe

* Became regular contributor to BBC Radio Scotland’s Breaking The News show

 

Nice things people have said:

 

"Back to finish the show is Ross Leslie, who proves to be a welcome surprise and feels that bit more polished and professional."

‘Broadway Baby’, 2014 review

 

 “Ross totally rocked it big style and boy has he gained experience both in delivery and material.  Damn good.”

Stu Who, Scottish comedy legend, 2016

 

“He's been pure braw the last few times I've worked with him! Highly recommended.”

Scott Agnew, Scottish comedy veteran, 2016

 

“Ross was great as an opener at my club.”

Paula Gilfillan, ‘Bearded Dug’ comedy promoter, 2016

 

“Ross was outstanding tonight.”

Chrissy Ross, ‘Laldy’ comedy promoter, 2016

 

"A solidly-constructed well-delivered set. Worth looking out for"

Fringe Monkey, 2016 review

 

"Ross has been working very hard on his craft and is, in our humble opinion, easily one of the most improved new acts to emerge onto the Scottish Comedy scene in the past couple of years."

Raymond Mearns, 2017 blurb

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