Hackney Empire Finalist 2008
The Otherside Comedy Club Finalist 2008
Amused Moose Hot Starlets 2006/2007
Christian Steel, a graduate of London’s Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, first began performing stand-up comedy in Janruay 2006.
As an actor, he was offered the male lead in The Graduate in the West End opposite Jerry Hall, but turned it down to play Peter ‘Geordie’ Gardner in BBC’s Second World War film “Night Flight” alongside Christopher Plummer & Edward Woodwood. He then went on to film Channel 4’s “Shackleton” with Kenneth Branagh (HBO/CH4FILMS)- living on an ice breaker in the North Pole for five months and was guest star in Born&Bred (BBC 1) as Mr Manley along side James Bolam. He has also played the lead in “Hell in The Falklands” (Radio 4).
He has also performed with the Royal Shakespeare company in Coriolanus and The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Last year he took the show ” The Jew, The Muslim, The Christian and The Geordie” to the Edinburgh Festival and got fab reviews and packed out everyday
“Christian Steel? his fast paced Geordie delivery was just outstanding, using a good combo of his own material and audience participation!” EDFRINGE.COM
Since starting stand up he has moved through the ranks fast and now performs at and headlines clubs all over Europe. He has gigged in Finland, Ireland and Germany. He was one of the Amused moose “HOT STARLETS” 2006/2007, The Otherside Comedy Club Finalist 2008 and Hackney Empire Finalist 2008.