Eric Rushton

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“Intriguing and amusing”
“Eric Rushton is absolutely brilliant” – PAUL SMITH

​​Since his comedy debut in 2014, Eric Rushton has been mixing with the best newcomers on the comedy scene, and impressing audiences with his intelligent, playful material and likeable, self-deprecating stage persona.

In January 2020 he won the prestigious ‘Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year’ award – an award that was previously won by the likes of Romesh Ranganathan, Jason Manford and Jonny Vegas on their way to stardom.

Before that he was a Chortle Student finalist in 2016 and So You Think You’re Funny? finalist 2017. He is a regular performer at the UK’s biggest comedy clubs and festivals.


Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2020
– winner

So You Think You’re Funny 2017
– finalist

English Comedian of the Year 2017
– semi finalist

Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2015
– semi finalist

Chortle Student Comedian of the Year 2016
– finalist

Midlands Best New Act 2016
– finalist

Birmingham Breaking Talent Award
– nominee

Midlands Best Act 2018
– finalist