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Tom Houghton
Tom Houghton

Tom Houghton

  • Actor and stand-up comedian

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Tom Houghton interview

Tom says he had been invited by his father to live at the Tower Of London as he was pursuing his comedy career and said it was an amazing experience, although he joked it was hard to chat up girls and convince them that's where he lived and said his father didn't, initially, get the idea of becoming a comedian.

James Vukmirovic, The Express and Star, 28th December 2023

Tom Houghton publishes Absolute Shambles stand-up special on YouTube

Tom Houghton has published his Absolute Shambles stand-up show online to watch for free.

British Comedy Guide, 15th November 2023

Tom Houghton interview

"Reading was special, it was top of the list of venues I wanted to return to."

Phil Creighton, RDG, 8th June 2023

The ugly new side of audiences

In comedy clubs, the performers often take on crowd-management duties themselves, and many have noticed an increase in poor behaviour - chatting throughout shows, shouting out, and extreme inebriation.

Rachael Healy, The Guardian, 11th April 2023

Tom Houghton interview

The son of the ex-Chief of Defence Staff has moved away from his home at the Tower of London (yes, really), is about to embark on a second stand-up tour, titled Absolute Shambles, and has filmed a TV special for Netflix.

Adrian Peel, Cambridge Independent, 14th January 2023

Tom Houghton signs up for Netflix's The Circle

Comedian Tom Houghton is to be a contestant on the next series of Netflix reality show The Circle. The streaming service is making much of the fact that the stand-up has lived in the Tower Of London, as the son of General Sir Nicholas Houghton, a former Chief of the Defence Staff.

Chortle, 10th December 2022

I live in the Tower of London

A man has revealed what it's like to live in the Tower of London but says it's not all it's cracked up to be - as ordering a pizza is nearly impossible.

Comedian Tom Houghton has been living in the tourist hotspot since the pandemic, sharing the highlights and lowlights of life in the 1,000-year-old castle.

Emilia Shovelin, The Sun, 17th January 2022

Tom Houghton's rescheduled tour to begin in 2022

"I'm over the moon to be finally going on my first national tour after having to postpone for 2 years."

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 21st July 2021

New comedy podcasts from Radio X launched

Radio X has launched six brand new comedy podcasts including shows from Matt Morgan, Heidi Regan, Tom Houghton, Maisie Adam & Tom Lucy and more...

Radio X, 13th January 2020

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