Quiet excellence…an intelligent, well-crafted act
★★★★ The Times (on Spoilers)
This cathartic and fun hour is well crafted to nudge anyone, wherever they are on their own sustainability journey, that little bit more in the hopeful direction.
★★★★★ Broadway World (on Spoilers)
A warm, hilarious hour that pokes fun at our hypocrisies, while suggesting genuine pathways for change
★★★★ Fest (on Spoilers)
It takes a lot to give [your act] a serious theme, and still make it extremely funny. Yet the gagsmith has achieved that in style… Stuart Goldsmith is a supreme storyteller with a great line in smart, well-thought out jokes, His timing is spot on.
★★★★★ The Reviews Hub (on Spoilers)
Professor Emeritus of Comedy
A master of the form.
Expert, charming stand-up.
The Sunday Times
Truly a comedy masterclass… Endlessly inventive.
The List ★★★★
Yet further evidence of Goldsmith’s enormous talent and indisputable mastery of the genre.
The Wee Review ★★★★
…he infuses the material with a sly wit and and underplayed sharpness, not to mention eloquent writing.
…no wonder he’s filled his room on a Monday evening; no one could dislike this.
This is smooth, smart and absorbing stand-up.
…it carries the slick professionalism of someone whose been master of their comedy voice for years.
Goldsmith is making the crucial leap from being a comedian’s comedian to being everyone’s comedian.
Edinburgh Festival Magazine ★★★★
Stuart Goldsmith is a polished comic. Leaving little room for error his style of storytelling is slick, cleverly constructed and thoughtful.
Broadway Baby ★★★★
He’s a confident commander of the stage, his open face and cheeky grin coaxing you very much onto his side.
The List ★★★★
Goldsmith emanates energy constantly.
He has a deep talent for keeping the audience’s attention the whole time, slipping effortlessly from one routine into another and never losing a beat…He gets huge laughs.
He’s introspective and acutely self-aware, with an intensely friendly stage persona that’s deeply sincere. His material is warm and life-affirming.
An Hour is a showcase of quietly perfect standup.
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★★
His laid-back, but in control, style makes it look easy, though there’s a choreography to both his words and deeds. There’s a nice sign-off to his show that would have operated perfectly well without it, given the underplayed high quality of Goldsmith’s various routines…but serves as a cherry on the top of a very satisfying cake.
Goldsmith is a hugely underrated comic, effortlessly confident and accomplished.
A charming, expert stand-up.
A supremely talented stand-up, with a wonderfully funny view of the world and an effortless charm.
Consistently, dependably and utterly funny.
Praise for The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast
A brilliant insight into some of the best comedic minds in the country, endlessly educational and entertaining.
Terrific in-depth interviews for the discerning comedy nerd.
Consistently entertaining and startlingly honest.
For anyone with an interest in the craft of stand-up comedy, this is a dream come true.
I can’t recommend it enough – fascinating and inspirational.
Not just another wanker talking about comedy.