Matthew Stevens is a comedian, writer and improviser who has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Scotland, and has toured internationally across Europe and North America.
As one half of the critically acclaimed sketch act Thunderbards, Matthew has enjoyed three successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, performed on BBC Radio Scotland and had one of his jokes included in The Mirror’s ‘Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe 2014′. In 2015, Thunderbards were included in The Sunday Times’ list of the ‘Greatest Shows in Edinburgh’ and, the same year, also appeared in series 4 of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama.
As an improviser, Matthew is a member of one of the leading long-form improv acts in London, ‘Do Not Adjust Your Stage’, with whom he performs a monthly residency at the iconic Natural History Museum. With DNAYS, Matthew has also toured internationally, to festivals across Europe and the USA, including the prestigious UCB Theatre in New York.
In 2016, Matthew will be writing for the children’s TV show, Scrambled! on ITV.
Press for Thünderbards:
“Without question, one of the funniest sketch acts on the Fringe”
“One of the UK’s most promising emerging sketch acts”
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
“Thunderbards impress with a fast paced mix of spiky one-liners and witty parody”
“Fantastic – brilliantly performed and hysterically written”
Press for Do Not Adjust Your Stage:
★★★★★ “Unmissable…Impressive, spontaneous, creative and hilarious. Fearless comedy to great effect”