Rob started performing stand-up in 2009 and quickly enjoyed success in all of the new comedian competitions winning four competitions in his first year. Consistently impressive performances in these competitions culminated in Rob finishing as a runner up in 'So You Think You're Funny' and winning the Amused Moose Laugh Off which earned him an invite to perform at comedy festivals in Australia.
At this festival in Adelaide Rob was nominated for the best newcomer award. He made his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2012 with his solo show Rob Beckett's Summer Holiday.
Rob's Television appearances include:
Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2012, BBC3 / The Comedy Marathon Spectacular, BBC3 / 8 Out of 10 Cats, Channel 4 / The Euro's Most Amazing Moments, BBC3 / The Olympic's Most Amazing Moments, BBC3 / Geordie Shore Reunion Show, MTV / Big Brother's Bit on the Side, Channel 5 / Fresh Meat, Channel 4 / Richard Bacon's Beer & Pizza Club, ITV4 / Geordie Shore's Mint Bits, MTV / Jersey Shore Royals: Snooki and the Situation, MTV / 50 Greatest Plastic Surgery Shockers, Channel 4.
'"Alluring mix of well-made observations, imaginative metaphors and a stylish take on his supposed doppelgangers. Whip-sharp writing." - Steve Bennett (Chortle).
"A likeable high tempo comic." - The Guardian.
"Little short of a revelation." - Scotsman.