Stewart Francis

Stewart Francis is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor and writer. In addition to his work in Canada and the USA, he frequently tours in the UK and appears on British television. Both of Francis' parents are British.

Francis delivers a performance with many one-liners. On 6 June 2009 he performed on the Edinburgh section of Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow. Francis was the support act for Ricky Gervais on his Science tour in late 2009 and early 2010.

He has also made 11 appearances on popular British panel show Mock the Week.

In 2012 he won the annual award for the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe. He won for the joke: "You know who really gives kids a bad name? Posh and Becks."

Stewart starred as a series regular on An American in Canada and also acted in Kevin Hill. He has also made appearances the BBC sitcom Not Going Out as Hillary Allison and in The Omid Djalili Show.

Stewart has written for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Gemini Awards and Puppets Who Kill, as well as having his work published in The Hockey News.

In the US he is a regular guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and he was the host of trivia game show You Bet Your Ass. In the UK, his TV appearances include The Comedy Store, Mock the Week, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Big Stage, For One Night Only and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow. After his first appearance on Mock the Week as an almost unknown, he was so successful he was asked back three more times in the series that followed.

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