“Ramsey has the potential to be a mainstream hit, a cult favourite or almost anything in between”
Stephen Armstrong, The Sunday Times
“Frighteningly talented… tearing up every stage he lands on”
James Mullinger, GQ
Critically acclaimed stand-up comedian Chris Ramsey’s brand new stand-up special, Approval Needed, filmed in front of a homecoming crowd at the Newcastle Tyne Theatre, will be available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 200 countries and territories worldwide from 19th August. Chris’ special forms part of a collection of brand new stand-up comedy UK specials from some of the country’s most loved comedians including Ed Gamble, Flo & Joan, Jayde Adams, Paul Chowdhry and Rob Delaney.
Expect more of Chris’ high energy, life affirming, trademark stand up as he gives us his hilarious take on everything from big issues, to small issues, issues that haven’t happened yet, issues that won’t happen, and even issues he’s invented in his own head.
An exciting month for Chris has also seen him revealed as one of this year’s stars foxtrotting their way onto BBC1’s award-winning Strictly Come Dancing and announcing his biggest ever live stand-up tour in 2020, Chris Ramsey 20/20.
Away from the live stage, Chris has appeared on TV hosting The Chris Ramsey Show, and Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp (ITV2) and Virtually Famous (E4), as well as performing on the Royal Variety Performance (ITV), Live at the Apollo (BBC1) and as a regular on Celebrity Juice (ITV2) and more recently on Celebrity Gogglebox (Channel 4). He also starred as Jack in two series of critically-acclaimed sitcom Hebburn (BBC2), co-starring Vic Reeves and alongside his wife Rosie on Married to a Celebrity and Parenting for Idiots (Channel 4). Chris and Rosie recently launched a brand new podcast series – Shagged. Married. Annoyed which has now been downloaded over 4.5 million times. Chris has over 400,000 followers on Twitter.
Approval Needed is available on Amazon Prime Video from 19th August
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WHAT THE PRESS HAS SAID ABOUT CHRIS RAMSEY
“A brilliantly engaging natural storyteller”
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard
“Spinning blokey pub banter and unpretentious patter into stand-up gold”
James Kettle, The Guardian Guide
“Engaging and incisive”
The Independent on Sunday