International comedian and favourite child* Philipp Kostelecky’s unique brand of comedy combines whimsical observations and a high-energy performance style all with a tongue-in-cheek charming delivery. Blending superb writing and one of the most limber lanky bodies on the circuit, Philipp creates imaginative stand-up that absorbs the audience into his performances examining the mundane and dark aspects of culture and the human condition.
"His charisma and stand-up comedy captivated the audience from the moment he stepped onto the stage" - The Orbital Magazine
Philipp is an Austrian, American, and Slovenian comedian who’s been making waves on the UK and European comedy circuit. Philipp has headlined shows in London, Paris, Berlin, and Milan and won the Brutal King Gong competition at the Comedy Store, and Best New Comedian at the 2021 Southend Comedy Festival. Philipp was also selected for the prestigious AAA Comedy Showcase for the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and is currently on tour preparing his fist-hour-long show across Europe and the UK. Philipp's writing has been featured on the BBC and he recently supported Russell Kane on tour.
Quotes about Philipp:
"Superb observations, confidence, and enough charisma to fill big rooms - which he will, very soon…." - Russell Kane
“Tongue-in-cheek provocative material” - Chortle
"I cried with laughter. Some of Kostelecky's impressions and accents were pitch-perfect, like those performed by a young Jim Carrey" - The Founder
“Confident, funny, calm - the audience loved him.” - The Stand
Accolades for Philipp:
- Selected for prestigious AAA Comedy Showcase 2022
- Winner: Southend New Comedian of the Year 2021
- Winner: King Gong Comedy Store 2019
- Nominated: BBC Student Radio Award Best Speech Programme and Best Male Presenter 2018
- Winner: BBC Student Radio Award for Creativity 2017