‘You’ll laugh a lot, you’ll smile a lot and, mark my words, you’ll want to see him again’
Rob has written ten hit Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy/theatre/spoken-word shows on specific themes including the colour yellow in The Yellow Show, sleep in The Sleep Show and hair in The Hair Show. In his most autobiographical show to date, Rob turns the pen on himself to explore the memories and feelings that create his life on a daily basis.
TV credits include: Starstruck, Cold Feet, The End of the F*cking World, Miracle Workers, The Russell Howard Show, Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central.
Winner | Best Daily Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2020
Winner | Three Weeks Editor’s Choice Awards 2017
Winner | Dave Joke of the Fringe 2013
'Like a sunbeam from heaven in human form, Auton is a constant delight'
'Beautifully crafted, just like Auton’s comedy… His act is well honed and his ease is infectious. Watching, you’d struggle not be swept up in the charm of it all'
'A lovely hour of storytelling… Gentle and heartfelt but packs some very big laughs. A finely crafted show'
'Both hysterically funny and moving… A master wordsmith at the top of his game'
'From the very start, Rob holds the audience in the palm of his hand… A rarity to find a comedy show that will leave you feeling this rejuvenated and optimistic'
'Whimsical wonder… Certainly gets you in a proper mood to enjoy the human experience, both during and after the show'
'Auton has a wonderful way of making everyday things seems magnificent and his clear love for life and its wonders is so beautiful… A delight to watch'
'Unlike any other stand-up comedy show in existence… A very personal performance that mixes comedy with spoken word poetry in an expression of bittersweet nostalgia'