From BBC Radio's Jesting About, BBC New Comedy Awards 2012, 2013, 2015.
'One of my highlights of the fringe' **** (Scotsman).

'the ripples of laughter constantly overlap, sometimes burbling along in appreciation between the punchlines' **** (The List)

'One of the most inventive and genuinely talented people I've seen' ***** (EdFringeComedy)
'Far more original than many big comedy names' **** (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).
'He really hits the mark, and scores' **** (TheReviewsHub.com).
'Smart, rich, hilarious storytelling, underpinned by some fantastic jokes, give the really gifted comedian a rightful place as one of the freshest emerging talents' (Narc). 'Very funny routines' (Chortle.co.uk).

'An impressive performance...delivering self deprecating routines with a captivating, Kitson-esque lilt' - Gigglebeats

'Callaghan does an excellent job...undeniably charismatic and witty' - Chortle

Everything That's Me Is Falling Apart

This is the new show for 2020.
A one man play featuring a model train, a live camera, and bittersweet tales of lost love and missed chances. We've all thought about a point in our lives that could have gone differently. This life affirming comedy theatre show asks 'what if?'.

I'll be at The Glasgow Comedy Festival on Saturday 28th of March, at 6.30pm. Tickets are available here: 


I've got a show at Glasgow this month. Its part of CHUNKStival, which you can find all about at www.facebook.com/chunkstival. My show is called 'Lets Get This Party Startled' and is on 20th of March at 9.30pm. You can get tickets here - http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/shows/1512


Here's my fringe show for 2016.

Hi guys, I've been doing a fair amount recently but I've not really put much of it up here. I'm doing my photoshoot this week for my new fringe show 'Lets Get This Partly Started', so I'll have print stuff soonish. Its part Stand up show, part Planetarium Experience. I've bought this acrylic hemispheric mirror (see photo), and using projectors on it, I can create an indoor planetarium. God I hope it works.

You can see the second test of it by clicking here - Planetarium

A Quest To Stardom is going to The Customs House

We've been asked to bring our anarchic DIY panel show all the way to South Shields. Me, Lewis, Sammy and Hal are very excited about it and have lined up some of the best comedy talent in the North East for the evening.

Get your tickets here - http://www.customshouse.co.uk/whats-on/Theatre/2286/a-quest-to-stardom-comedy-panel

Speak and Spell

For those of you who don't know, me and Lee Ridley (Lost Voice Guy) now have a double act called Speak and Spell.
You can watch it here - 
Speak and Spell

Here's my Edinburgh Fringe Show for 2015:

  •  Stand-Up
  • 11:15am (45 mins)
  •  6-23, 25-30 Aug 2015
  • The Free Sisters, Cowgate.
  •  Free 
    The first solo show from David Callaghan (BBC New Comedy Awards 2012 and 2013). As heard on BBC Radio's Jesting About. 'An impressive performance... delivering self-deprecating routines with a captivating, Kitson-esque lilt' (GiggleBeats.co.uk). 'Callaghan does an excellent job... undeniably charismatic and witty' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Callaghan has the potential to be a much better comedian.' ** (BroadwayBaby.com).

I was very lucky to be chosen to do the Christmas Specials at The Stand Newcastle, here's a video of the Saturday evening.
Doing more things soon.


Delighted to annouce I'll be doing a show at The Customs House, South Shields on 3rd July 2014.

The link is here -  http://www.customshouse.co.uk/whats-on/Theatre/1508/gledhill-and-callaghan-and-friends


I'm also doing The Edinburgh Festival this year. 3pm, 2nd to 24th August (Not 18th), Pilgrim (Venue 100), Cowgate.

Here's a link to my Facebook pagetwitter, and my Podcasts

Videos etc below.


I'll be bringing my new show to Glasgow, Brighton, Newcastle, and Edinburgh in 2020.

Details of each gig when tickets are on sale.



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