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A Nice Young Man



Sam Lake is a stand-up comedian, writer and presenter. Sam openly shares stories and details from his life as a semi-camp gay man, moving from a small mining village to a big city and becoming a happily married man. Sam has racked up a number of achievements, including winning Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year and Hastings Fringe Newcomer of the Year. As well as this, Sam has recently starred in Dave’s “The Comedy Guide to Life” & All4’s “The Joy of Missing Out” with Tom Allen. His writing has been featured on Mock The Week (BBC 2), Breaking The News (BBC Radio Scotland) & Newsjack (BBC Radio 4 extra). He’s also the host of the podcast “I’ve Had a Rosé, Let’s Talk About Feelings”, and regularly performs at the biggest clubs up and down the country. 


"...Makes for fantastic company. over-sharing in an infectiously upbeat way about his upbringing in insular corner of Cornwall and of his relationship, including a bedroom secret or two. A thoroughly engaging larger-than-life personality..."

Steve Bennet, Chortle

"Fabulous and worth going to see"

Theatre Reviews

"Filth and Pizzaz"

Daily Info




Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year

Hastings Fringe Newcomer of the Year

South Coast Comedian of the Year

2Northdown New Act of the Year

BBC New Comedy Award

As Seen On

The Comedy Guide to Life - Dave

The Joy of Missing Out - All 4

Writing Featured on:

Mock The Week - BBC

Newsjack - BBC Radio 4 Xtra

Breaking The News - BBC Radio Scotland

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