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Eric Rushton

Since his comedy debut in 2014, Eric Rushton has been mixing with the best newcomers on the comedy scene, and impressing audiences with his intelligent, playful material and likeable, self-deprecating stage persona.


In January 2020 he won the prestigious 'Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year' award - an award that was previously won by the likes of Romesh Ranganathan, Jason Manford and Johnny Vegas on their way to stardom.


Before that he was a Chortle Student finalist in 2016 and So You Think You're Funny? finalist 2017. He is a regular performer at the UK's biggest comedy clubs and festivals.


Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2020
- winner

So You Think You're Funny 2017
- finalist

English Comedian of the Year 2017
- semi finalist

Chortle Student Comedian of the Year 2016
- finalist

Midlands Best New Act 2016
- finalist

Birmingham Breaking Talent Award
- nominee

Midlands Best Act 2018
- finalist

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