Here’s a list of the stand-up hours I’ve done and the press that has accumulated for them. The last few of these have been performed in Edinburgh for the Fringe and then toured around the UK.

You Can't Ignore Me Forever– 2017

★★★★
“An accomplished joke writer, ever-ready to share his neuroses.”
The Scotsman, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“McLoughlin is a seasoned comic, capable of playing to a small room as if it were a stadium.”
★★★★
“He deftly balances sleaze with shame for a set that’s grubby, but never off-putting.”
The Skinny, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“McLoughlin retains his mastery over the unexpected, always taking a gag the last place you’d think.”
Short Com, Edinburgh Fringe

Kamikaze– 2016

★★★★
“A smart and bold comic, offering a brutally realistic, downbeat take on the world and his own place in it, conveyed with spirit and a dark-edged wit.”
Chortle, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“One brilliant punchline after another.... staggeringly high success rate.”
The List, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“Intense, loud and even a little inspiring... blindsides you out of nowhere.”
Shortcom, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“Honest, insightful, intelligent, inappropriate and thoroughly funny all at the same time.”
Broadway Baby, Edinburgh Fringe

Whatever It Takes– 2015

★★★★
“Never less than compelling.”
The List, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“He has the sort of brutal honesty that’s rightly admired in comics such as Louis CK, expressed with emotional eloquence and a gallows wit.”
Chortle, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“A sheer maelstrom of emotion with jokes bombarded into the audience.”
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine, Edinburgh Fringe
“A terrifically intense and eloquent hour of comedy”
The Independent, Edinburgh Fringe
Named one of Time Out’s 47 shows to see at the Edinburgh Fringe.

I Will Prevail– 2014

★★★★
“At once both hilarious and painfully revelatory.”
Chortle, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★
“It’s a tour-de-force of a performance. One-line gag merchants would struggle to match his laugh count.”
Gigglebeats, Edinburgh Fringe
“What a genuinely fresh and powerful voice…it is wonderful.”
The Scotsman, Edinburgh Fringe
“On the cusp of far greater recognition on the back of a strong comic voice very competently delivered.”
The List, Edinburgh Fringe
Nominated by fellow comedians for the UK Barry Award for ‘Best Performer’

Backbone– 2013

“Top 5 Free Comedy Shows of 2013 Fringe”
The List, Edinburgh Fringe
“This guy is an exciting talent. I have no idea why someone hasn’t grabbed him for TV. As comedians with stupid hair go he is one of the best.”
The Scotsman, Edinburgh Fringe
“Sean McLoughlin is beautifully cynical… and he is not far off being utterly brilliant.”
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine, Edinburgh Fringe
“He delivers biting lines with real verve…an interesting and skillful stand-up, with some routines of brilliance.”
Chortle, Edinburgh Fringe
★★★★★
“The material is raw and different has the fairly packed audience laughing the entire hour, as his wit and personality dominates”
ThreeWeeks, Edinburgh Fringe

Other Press

“The stand-out stand-up”
Evening Standard
“The best comedian you haven't heard of yet.”
Time Out
“Proves he is impossible to ignore”
The Skinny
“One brilliant punchline after another.... staggeringly high success rate.”
The List, 2016
“The best comedian you haven't heard of yet.”
Time Out
“At once both hilarious and painfully revelatory.”
Chortle, 2014
“Proves he is impossible to ignore”
The Skinny
“Intense, loud and even a little inspiring... blindsides you out of nowhere.”
Shortcom, 2016