Pierre Novellie is one of the best up-and-coming comedians in the United Kingdom.
Pierre is a correspondent on BBC2’s The Mash Report hosted by Nish Kumar and performed on the most recent series of Stand Up Central on Comedy Central. He previously had a regular role in the three-part Channel 4 Comedy Blap, Outsiders, as well as appearing in the Joke Thieves pilot for BBC2 opposite Marcus Brigstocke, BBC3’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live and 4OD’s comedy series Taxi Gags and a guest on Frank Skinner’s Radio 4 panel show The Rest is History.
An acclaimed live act, Pierre has supported Hal Cruttenden and Gary Delaney on their national tours and was nominated for Best Club Comic at the 2017 Chortle Awards for two years running. His previous Edinburgh shows have been well received by both audience and critics alike, with his last two shows placing in the top 20 best reviewed comedy shows across the entire Edinburgh Festival in 2017 and 2018, and receiving five-star reviews from The Metro and EdFestMag, four and a half stars from Chortle and four-star reviews from The Scotsman.
Previous Edinburgh shows have received five-star reviews from ThreeWeeks, One4Review and four-star reviews in The Times, Chortle and The List. He is a past winner of the Amused Moose Laugh-Off and has previously received nominations for Best Newcomer at the Chortle Awards, the Amused Moose Comedy Award, and Best Debutant at The Skinny Awards.
As a writer, Pierre’s credits include ITV’s Newzoids, Adam Buxton’s Shed of Christmas and Mock the Week.
‘Dawn of a major talent’
‘A show packed full of belly laughs…impressively well written, perfectly building and building and rich with detail…Novellie delivers it all with real astuteness and skill’
★★★★★ The Metro
‘a big presence…He will go far.’
★★★★ The Times
‘Pierre Novellie is wonderful…A tremendous presence’
★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
‘Wry, confident observational comedy…hilarious.’
The Sunday Times
‘Slick and slightly offbeat… redolent of Eddie Izzard’
‘A genuinely hilarious comedian’
★★★★★ Three Weeks