Kevin moved from his native town of Bognor Regis with a burning ambition to become a successful stand up comic.
Once he had conquered his initial fears Kevin quickly became a regular at many clubs. He also got through to The Laughing Horse new act of the Year Final 2002 and came second in the Krater New act of the Year 2002 at the Komedia in Brighton. In 2006 he did his first and very well received Edinburgh show Kevin Shepherd: Comics Die in Hot Cars.
His friendly face and manic energy are proving successful with all types of audience. He is equally at home performing a set or compering. Clubs that he has played at include The Banana Cabaret, The Frog and Bucket, The Comedy Club Ltd, The Comedy Café, Jongluers and Highlight.
In 2009 he was asked to performed support slots for if.comeddies nominees, Mickey Flanagan and Ivan Brackenbury on their national tours.
This year Kevin as well as performing his own Edinburgh show Kevin Shepherd: Caronicle he has helped direct, write and edit Tom Binns’ 2011 show ‘Ian D Montford – Spirit Comedium’. He has also tried he hand at acting, recently body doubling for Ralph Fiennes as Voldermort in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
As well as performing live stand up he has been a regular co-host on The Grid a motorsports show on Sports Tonight Live, has a regular Formula One Podcast (Another F1 Podcast) with fellow Comic Terry Saunders and has written for BBC television (CBBC F1 Red Button coverage) and Radio 2 (Hot Gossip with Claudia Winkleman). Most recently after three years of writing, directing and editing Edinburgh shows with Tom Binns, Kevin has worked with Radio 2 and Tom on his new radio series ‘Ian D Montford is Unbelievable‘.
In short he has travelled the length and breadth of the country and even travelled as far a field as Bahrain. However his love of performing means that his mission to entertain the world has only just begun.
“Kevin Shepherd is a charismatic young man with a sharp wit and cheeky humour the audien