Ed Gamble is an award-winning stand-up comedian, writer, and podcaster.
In 2018 Ed co-created the Off Menu podcast with fellow host James Acaster – in each episode the pair interview a guest about their dream restaurant line-up. The show was an instant success, and in 2019 and 2020 it was nominated for Best Comedy Podcast at the British Podcast Awards. To date it consistently tops iTunes and UK Comedy Podcast charts with over 100 million downloads in 195 different countries.
Crowned the series nine champion of the award-winning TV show Taskmaster (Dave/Channel 4), Ed was featured on the second Champions of Champions episode in 2022 and is current host of the Taskmaster Podcast. Ed has appeared in over 30 episodes of the hit satirical panel show Mock the Week between 2015 to 2021, making him one of the most frequent regulars on the show. He is also a judge on BBC Two’s Great British Menu and co-host of a Radio X Show with Matthew Crosby. Ed additionally served as one of six rotating guest-hosts for Pointless (BBC One) – alongside Alexander Armstrong. Additional TV credits include for Almost Royal (BBC America) and Man Down (Channel 4), Blankety Blank (BBC One), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Richard Osman’s House of Games (BBC Two), Hypothetical (Dave).
His most recent stand-up tour, Electric, was given an Autumn extension after selling out multiple venues in its initial run. This comes after his twice-extended 2019 show, Blizzard and his 2019 Amazon Prime special, Blood Sugar. Most recently, Ed has appeared on Live at the Apollo (BBC Two) for a second time. Other stand-up performances in including Royal Variety Performance (ITV), and The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One).