Despite only picking up a microphone just over five years ago, Wayne Beese has quickly cemented a reputation as one of the most exciting up-and-coming comics in the Midlands. Born and bred in Dudley, he is demand both as an act, where he has performed at top comedy clubs such as the Glee in Birmingham and Manchester's Frog and Bucket, and increasingly as a host and compere.


"Truly special talent"

Express & Star

"Had the audience howling"

Dudley News

Renowned for his banter, quick wit and improvisational skills, Wayne is resident MC at the award-winning Fitz of Laughter Comedy Club in Stourbridge and Comedy At The Court House in Dudley. He is also host of Live At The Civic at Brierley Hill Civic Hall, where he has introduced the likes of Ross Noble, Joe Lycett, Joel Dommett, Mark Watson, Seann Walsh, Gary Delaney, Doc Brown and Tom Stade to near-1,000 crowds in the last two years.

"Wayno" has been nominated for a host of awards, including "Best MC" at the Midlands Comedy Awards (2016), the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award (2014) and Midlands Comedian of the Year at the annual What's On awards (2017 & 2018).

"One of the sharpest comperes I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Fantastic gags paired with split-second wit, an enviable combo"

Joe Lycett

"One of the best MCs I've seen this year....audiences frickin' love him"

Tom Stade

"He's a piggin' local hero"

Mrs Barbara Nice