“You’ll laugh a lot, you’ll smile a lot and, mark my words, you’ll want to see him again. One of my favourite shows this year.”
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke ★★★★★

“Like a sunbeam from heaven in human form, Auton is a constant delight.”
Mark Wareham, The Mail On Sunday ★★★★

“beautifully crafted; just like Auton’s comedy… his act is well honed and his ease is infectious… Watching, you’d struggle not be swept up in the charm of it all”
Isobel Lewis, The Independent ★★★★

“heartfelt but packs some very big laughs… This is a finely crafted show, with great callbacks, and his last routine – delivered with passion – acts as a reminder that we all here for the human experience.”
Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk ★★★★

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, award-winning comedian, writer and podcaster Rob Auton, (Starstruck, The End of the F***ing World, Stand-Up Central With Rob Delaney, The Russell Howard Hour) announces an extra London show of his brand-new and 10th solo hour, The Rob Auton Show, at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre on Saturday 1st June, alongside additional dates in Bristol, Salford and Liverpool, due to demand, with the tour now running through until June 2024. Due to return to this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival in April with the show and after performing a month-long run of the ‘must-see’ (Rolling Stone) show at the Fringe in August last year, Rob is currently on his largest tour to date.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10am on Friday 15th March. The full list of dates and tickets are available at

Exploring the memories and feelings that create his life on a daily basis, Rob’s tenth show follows on from his previous nine hit Fringe comedy/theatre/spoken word shows on specific themes that have earnt him a cult Fringe following, including yellow in The Yellow Show, hair in The Hair Show, and time in The Time Show, with a new show, The Eyes Open and Shut Show, already on sale for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2024. Dubbed “the Fringe’s comedian laureate” (British Comedy Guide), Rob had a clip of him performing on Stand-Up Central With Rob Delaney (Comedy Central) go viral with over 11 million views on Facebook alone, adding to broadcast credits including the latest series of Starstruck (BBC One) and also Miracle Workers (TBS), The End of the F***ing World (Netflix/Channel 4), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One), Cold Feet (ITV), Random Acts (Channel 4), Stewart Lee: Unreliable Narrator (BBC Radio 4), Front Row (BBC Radio 4), The Sara Cox Show (BBC Radio 2), The Jonathan Ross Show (BBC Radio 2), Craig Charles (BBC Radio 6 Music) and Afternoon Edition with Nihal Arthanayake (BBC Radio 5 Live).

Three years since it’s last episode, earlier this year Rob relaunched his one-year special daily and critically-acclaimed podcast, which “makes you see the world differently” (Miranda Sawyer, The Observer), The Rob Auton Daily Podcast, for another year’s worth of episodes. With over 1.5 million downloads to date, The Rob Auton Daily Podcast, was announced as the British Podcast Awards 2020 Gold Winner for Best Daily Podcast (against competition from The Guardian’s Today In Focus, BBC Radio 4’s Beyond Today and ITV’s Love Island: The Morning After.) In 2017, Rob was a winner at the Three Weeks Editor’s Choice Awards and in 2013 won the Dave Funniest Joke of The Fringe award.

In 2021, HarperCollins’ Mudlark released Rob’s latest book, I Strongly Believe in Incredible Things, comprising of poetic prose, short stories and biro drawings detailing and celebrating a selection of some of our world’s everyday wonders, which he both wrote and illustrated. Previously, Rob had published three collections of writing and drawing, Take Hair, Petrol Honey and In Heaven The Onions Make You Laugh, with Burning Eye Books and released a spoken word album At Home With Rob on Scroobius Pip’s record label Speech Development Records. | Twitter @RobertAuton | Instagram @robauton | Facebook Rob Auton | TikTok @robauton

Further Praise For ‘The Rob Auton Show’

“Another warm and wise themed show… signature soft-spoken comedy that leaves audiences feeling lighter… effortlessly funny”
Rachel Cronin, The List ★★★★

“both hysterically funny and quite moving… a master wordsmith at the top of his game”
David Cox, DarkChat ★★★★★

“remarkably insightful and uplifting. From the very start, Rob Auton holds the audience in the palm of his hand… a rarity to find a comedy show that will leave you feeling this rejuvenated and optimistic.”
Meta, EdFringe Review ★★★★★

“a rare talent for code-switching from bumbling humour to sincerity and back again… a thoroughly engaging and quick-witted comedian.”
Coco Cottam, EdFringe Review ★★★★★

“a joy to watch”
Steve Johnstone, One4Review ★★★★ ½

“whimsical wonder… certainly gets you in a proper mood to enjoy the human experience, both during and after the show.”
Sean McCarthy, The Comic’s Comic ★★★★

“Auton has a wonderful way of making everyday things seems magnificent and his clear love for life and its wonders is so beautiful… a delight to watch… A captivating and wonderful dive into the human experience”
Esmé Violet Anderson, Entertainment Now ★★★★

“The Rob Auton Show is unlike any other stand-up comedy show in existence…  a very personal performance that mixes comedy with spoken word poetry in an expression of bittersweet nostalgia… It’s unlikely that there would be a dry eye left in the auditorium after hearing Rob Auton perform.”
Katerina Partolina Schwartz, Broadway Baby ★★★★

“Outstanding… his delightfully titled world-view is a joy for life”
Will Quinn, The Quinntessential Review ★★★★

“thoroughly enjoyable”
Chris Poppe, The Real Chrisparkle ★★★★

Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of The Fringe ★★★★

Further Praise For Rob

A genuine original…Poetical, philosophical, humane, completely charming and funny to boot
 Paul Fleckney, The Guardian

“Poetic, pithy and profound piece about what makes us human”
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

“an unexpected delight…makes laughter out of wonder”
Claire Smith, The Scotsman

“Funny, moving and relentlessly uplifting”
Gayle Anderson, The Herald

“He romantically seeks wonder and amazement in the everyday…an engaging, thoughtful show”
Steve Bennett, Chortle 

“a tender and twinkling hour”
Brian Logan, The Guardian

“Another funny, beautiful show from the Fringe’s comedian laureate”
British Comedy Guide 

“We need him”
Kate Copstick, The Scotsman

“Funny, baffling and deeply moving”
Tristram Fane Saunders, Telegraph

“Charming, eccentric and uplifting, Auton is a talent to watch.”
Alice Jones, The Independent 

“He is entirely compelling to watch…I’m not entirely sure what it is but it’s great and it wallops you in the belly”
Daniel Kitson

Stewart Lee 

“combining stand-up, spoken word and the sort of emotional insight you don’t think you’ll get from a comedy show…you can bet he’ll turn out something unexpected”
Zoe Paskett, Evening Standard

★★★★ Evening Standard ★★★★ The Mail On Sunday ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ The Independent
★★★★ The Arts Desk ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ The List ★★★★ Fest ★★★★★ Beyond The Joke ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ The Skinny ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★★ Entertainment Focus ★★★★★ EdFringe Review ★★★★ One4Review ★★★★ RGM ★★★★ The Comic’s Comic ★★★★ Entertainment Now ★★★★ Theatre Weekly ★★★★★ The Prickle ★★★★★ The Student ★★★★★ Dark Chat ★★★★★ Student Rag
★★★★★ Marbles Magazine ★★★★★ The Peg  ★★★★ Fringebiscuit  ★★★★ Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe
★★★★ London Is Funny ★★★★ The Wee Review ★★★★ Fringe Guru  ★★★★ ScotsGay ★★★★ The Crumb
 ★★★★ The Real Chirsparkle ★★★★ The Quinntessential Review

For more information, interview requests and press tickets, please contact: Perrine Davari at / 0207 598 8000