Nieuws Comedian & Writer        Corporate Comedy - Presenter - Public Speaking Coach        Contact       

Philip Walkate (1974) is a stand - up comedian, writer and presenter from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has performed throughout The Netherlands, Europe and in New York.

He grew up in the US, Canada and France and obtained degrees in history and international law at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, before starting his professional career in 2000.

Currently his main focus is comedy for corporate events and writing for the theater. He has written five plays, four of which have been produced or will be produced in the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 seasons in The Netherlands.

In 2005 he won the Audience Choice Award of the Culture Comedy Award, a prestigious Stand Up Comedy prize in the Netherlands and Belgium.

In New York he took courses at the American Comedy Institute
and performed in many comedy clubs.

In June 2010 he was interviewed by BBC programme Coast about
the Dutch and the Dutch coast. The show was broadcast several
times in 2011 and 2012.

Philip Walkate performing at the Gotham Comedy and Broadway Comedy Club, New York City