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Provocateur. Passionate. Political.

Watch Fin Taylor on BBC Presents 2017


Fin Taylor is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer who began performing at Bristol University in 2009.
Since then he has forged a reputation as a highly respected live act and MC on the UK circuit.

Fin has been on tour as opening act for the likes of Glenn Wool and Russell Howard, as well as the warm up guy for Never Mind The Buzzcocks.  

He is also one of the creators behind cult Edinburgh hit the Bearpit Podcast Podcast.

His 2016 Edinburgh show ‘Whitey McWhiteface’ was one of the most talked about shows of the Festival, ‘hilariously exploding white privilege’ in what the Guardian called ‘a striking, bull-in-a-china shop set from a comic that wants to make you think as well as laugh, and laugh hard’. 2017 was another good year with 'Lefty Tighty Righty Loosey' boasting one of the top 10 best reviewed shows of the Fringe and also a sell-out run thus leading to further tours including New Zealand. 


“Gleefully provocative, occasionally insightful, and packed with big, hard laughs”The Guardian

“Taylor deliciously satirises, explores and explodes white privilege”The Scotsman

“You know his defiant rants won’t change the world, but by god you wish they did…brutally funny”Chortle

“Taylor has shown himself to be a serious talent with conviction and big jokes to spare with this show”The Independent

“We troop out, blown away by a gag-packed hour of thought-provoking stand-up”The List

“The most relevant comedian at the fringe”Edinburgh Festival Magazine


Watch Fin on BBC presents 2017
Watch Fin on Chortle's Fast Fringe 2015


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Winner - Amused Moose Comedy Award 2015 (As part of Richard Gadd - Waiting for Gaddot)
Nominated - Amused Moose Comedy Award 2015 (Solo show - Whereabouts)
Runner-up - Comedy Central Funniest Student 2010
Runner-up - Leicester Square Comedian of the Year 2010
Finalist - Chortle Student Comedy Award 2008 and 2010