Andrew Maxwell
Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell

  • 49 years old
  • Irish
  • Stand-up comedian
Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell is an Irish stand-up comedian recognisable as the narrator of the long-running MTV series Ex On The Beach and as a regular on The News Quiz. He has also hosted his own BBC Radio 4 shows Andrew Maxwell's Public Enemies and Welcome To Wherever You Are.

Year Production Role
2024 Just For Laughs London Self
2024 One Person Found This Helpful Coming Soon
  1. E2 - Ponce & Prejudice
Guest
2024 The News Quiz - Series 113
  1. E7 - Episode Six
Guest
2024 Andrew Maxwell: Yo Contraire Host / Presenter
2023 Victorious Festival Self
2023 St Albans Comedy Garden Self
2023 The Cambridge Club Festival Self
2023 The News Quiz - Series 111
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2023 Glasgow International Comedy Festival Self
2023 The Ultimate Choice - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2022 Folkestone Funny Fest Self
2022 Breaking The News - Series 22
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2022 Andrew Maxwell: Krakatoa Self
2022 The Wrestling Host / Presenter
2022 St Albans Comedy Garden Self
2022 Brighton Comedy Garden Self
2022 Bristol Comedy Garden Self
2022 Andrew Maxwell's Values
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
2022 Andrew Maxwell's Values
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2021 The News Quiz - Series 107
  1. Special - Best Of 2021
Guest
2021 Greenwich Comedy Festival Self
2021 The News Quiz - Series 106
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2021 Andrew Maxwell: Reality Self
2021 St Albans Comedy Garden Self
2021 Brighton Comedy Garden Self
2021 Cambridge Comedy Festival Self
2021 Underbelly Festival Self
2021 The News Quiz - Series 105
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Host / Presenter
2021 The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected - Series 8
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2021 The News Quiz - Series 105
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2021 The News Quiz - Series 104
  1. Special - Best Of 2020
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2020 The News Quiz - Series 103
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2020 Comedy Game Night
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2020 Breaking The News - Series 16
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2020 Andrew Maxwell: Reality Self
2020 The News Quiz - Series 102
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2020 Breaking The News - Series 15
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2020 The News Quiz - Series 101
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2019 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 14
  1. E5 - Meeting Eighty-Five
Guest
2019 QI - Series Q
  1. E10 - Quiet
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2019 Greenwich Comedy Festival Self
2019 The News Quiz - Series 100
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2019 The News Quiz - Series 100
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Host / Presenter
2019 Reading & Leeds Festivals Self
2019 Andrew Maxwell: All Talk Self
2019 Julius 'Call Me Caesar' Caesar Actor
2019 Welcome To Wherever You Are - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
Host / Presenter
2019 Brighton Comedy Garden Self
2019 The News Quiz - Series 99
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2019 Breaking The News - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2019 Breaking The News - Series 12
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2019 Andrew Maxwell: Showtime Self
2018 The News Quiz - Series 98
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2018 Dave's Advent Calendar
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  1. E8 - Talking Turkey With Andrew Maxwell
  2. E24 - The Murder Of Ding Dong Merrily On High
Self
2018 Breaking The News - Series 11
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2018 Roast Battle - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2018 The News Quiz - Series 97
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2018 Andrew Maxwell: Shake a Leg Self
2018 Breaking The News - Series 10
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2018 Unspun With Matt Forde - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2018 The News Quiz - Series 95
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Welcome To Wherever You Are - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
Host / Presenter
2017 Breaking The News - Series 8
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2017 The News Quiz - Series 94
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Afterhours Comedy: Amused Moose Comedy Self
2017 Andrew Maxwell: Showtime Self
2017 Breaking The News - Series 7
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2017 The News Quiz - Series 93
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 The Now Show - Series 50
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
2017 The Now Show - Series 50
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2017 The News Quiz - Series 92
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 State Of The Nations
  1. E3 - Northern Ireland
Self
2016 Drunk History - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Self
2016 Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2016 Breaking The News - Series 4
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 It's Not Me, It's You
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2016 Andrew Maxwell: Slight Return Self
2016 Safeword - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self
2016 Welcome To Wherever You Are - Pilot
  1. Episode One
Host / Presenter
2016 The News Quiz - Series 90
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 Andrew Maxwell's Late Agenda Writer
2016 Andrew Maxwell's Late Agenda Host / Presenter
2016 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 1 Highlights
  1. Series 1 Highlights
Guest
2016 Breaking The News - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2016 The News Quiz - Series 89
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2015 Radio 4's Night Of Comedy For Children In Need Guest
2015 Breaking The News - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2015 Fresh From The Fringe - 2015
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  1. E1 - Fresh From The Fringe: 2015
Host / Presenter
2015 The Wrestling Self
2015 Andrew Maxwell - Yo Contraire Self
2015 Safeword - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2015 Stand Up Central - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 Breaking The News - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Edinburgh Special
Guest
2015 The News Quiz - Series 86
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 Reality Bites
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2015 Drunk History - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Self
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble Self
2014 Life: An Idiot's Guide - Series 3
  1. E1 - Multiculturalism
Guest
2014 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2014 Alan Davies Apr├Ęs-Ski
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net
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  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E10 - Episode Ten
  3. Special - Inside Set List
  4. Special - The Best Of Set List
  5. Special - More Of The Best Of Set List
Guest
2013 Andrew Maxwell's Public Enemies
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  1. E1 - The Food Industry
  2. E2 - Internet
  3. E3 - Drugs Trade
  4. E4 - Nationalism
Writer
2013 Andrew Maxwell's Public Enemies
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  1. E1 - The Food Industry
  2. E2 - Internet
  3. E3 - Drugs Trade
  4. E4 - Nationalism
Host / Presenter
2013 Paulmooners: A Fullmooners Moontacular Self
2013 The Comedian's Comedian Live With Stuart Goldsmith Self
2013 The Wrestling II Self
2013 Andrew Maxwell: Banana Kingdom Self
2013 The News Quiz - Series 81
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 The Manuscript
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At...
  1. E9 - Royals
Self (Archive Material)
2013 Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 The News Quiz - Series 80
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 Altitude Comedy Festival Host / Presenter
2013 Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2013 Dilemma - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 John Bishop's Only Joking
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E6 - Episode Six
  3. E7 - Episode Seven
  4. E9 - Episode Nine
  5. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2012 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 14
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2012 Dave's One Night Stand - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2012 Don't Sit In The Front Row - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2012 The Comedy Marathon Spectacular Guest
2012 Andrew Maxwell: That's The Spirit Self
2012 Chris Moyles' Comedy Empire Self
2012 The News Quiz - Series 77
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2012 Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2012 Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2012 What's So Funny? - Series 3
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2012 Late 'N' Live Guide To Comedy
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  1. E1 - The Audience
  2. E2 - Virgins
  3. E4 - Oh Edinburgh!
Self
2012 Hot Gossip - Series 5
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2011 So This Is Christmas Self
2011 Live At The Apollo - Series 7
  1. E5 - Rich Hall, Andrew Maxwell, Mark Watson
Guest
2011 The Now Show - Series 35
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2011 Argumental - Series 4
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - The Best Of Argumental
Guest
2011 Richard Bacon's Beer & Pizza Club - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2011 Fighting Talk - Series 9
  1. E14 - Episode Fourteen
Guest
2011 After Hours Comedy Self
2011 Maxwell's Fullmooners Self
2011 Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On Self
2011 Hot Gossip - Series 4
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2011 Wall Of Fame
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. Special - Unseen
  10. Special - Uncensored
Regular Panellist
2011 The News Quiz - Series 74
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2010 FHM's Stand-Up Hero - Series 1
  1. E4 - Heat 4
Guest
2010 Richard Bacon's Beer & Pizza Club - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2010 Celebrity Juice - Series 4
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Bang Tidy Year
Guest
2010 Maxwell's Fullmooners Self
2010 Andrew Maxwell: Five Nights Only Self
2010 Hot Gossip - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2010 And The Winner Is... - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2009 Magners Brighton Comedy Festival Self
2009 Argumental - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2009 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2009
  1. E5 - Friday 14th
Guest
2009 Hot Gossip - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2009 Have I Got News For You - Series 37
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2009 Celebrity Juice - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2008 Argumental - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2008 Celebrity Juice - Series 1
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2007 Comedy Shuffle - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2006 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 19
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2005 28 Acts In 28 Minutes
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2005 Mock The Week Guest
2002 4 At The Store - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
0000 QI Guest
Andrew Maxwell: Waxin Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Andrew Maxwell on IMDb

Born
Tuesday 3rd December 1974 (49 years-old)
Nationality
Irish

Andrew Maxwell is an Irish stand-up comedian known to audiences across these islands for narrating the MTV reality series Ex On The Beach.

Maxwell's comedy career began in 1992 at The Comedy Cellar at The International Bar in Dublin, Ireland. This led to a number of regular appearances on BBC Two's Sunday Show, and soon he was featuring on British comedy television shows such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Mock The Week.

In 2004 he won Channel 4's short-lived reality show Kings Of Comedy, hosted by Russell Brand, which pitted old and new member of the comedy industry against each other. In [y[]2007[/y] he was nominated for the if.comedy award for the best show at the Edinburgh Fringe.

In 2017 he began presenting his own BBC Radio 4 series entitled Welcome To Wherever You Are, a show that invites comics from all across the world to speak a

In October 2018, Maxwell made a special appearance in the Irish episode of the HISTORY channel series Al Murray; Why Does Everyone Hate The English alongside host Al Murray.

Maxwell is recognisable as the voice of MTV's hit show Ex On The Beach, which has run for nine series, and on BBC Radio 4 a the host of Andrew Maxwell's Public Enemies, a stand-up show involving topics as varied as The Food Industry, The Internet, The Drugs Trade and Nationalists, and as a regular on The News Quiz.

Maxwell regularly hosts his own weekly late-night comedy gig entitled Fullmooners, which mainly takes place in London but also tours across the UK and features at festivals including Edinburgh. Moreover, he is a founder member of Altitude Comedy Festival, staged in the Alps. Maxwell is also a victor on Celebrity Mastermind, with a specialist subject of Lebanon (which he knew nothing about 6 months before the recording).

In 2019 Maxwell went viral for a joke about the Irish Border and Brexit, helpfully pointing out that "Number one, it's not the Irish border, it's the British border in Ireland. The Irish border is the beach,"

Chortle Awards 2014
Radio Award (Nominee)
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2011
Best Comedy Show (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2009
Best Headliner (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2007
Award For Innovation (Nominee)
Best Contribution by a Non-Performer (Nominee)
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2007
Best Comedy Show (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2006
Best Compere (Nominee)
ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards 2006
Editors' Award (Winner)
Chortle Awards 2005
Best Headliner (Nominee)
Comedians' Comedian (Winner)
Loaded LAFTAs 2005
Best Stand-Up (Nominee)

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