About Keith Collins
For years as a stand-up comic in London, Collins was a regular in London at The Comedy Cafe, Up the Creek, and The Comedy Store and other venues such as Bound and Gagged, Jongleurs, Screaming Blue Murder, The Banana Cabarets, The Aztec Club and The Comedy Store. He moved to the United States, where he became the owner of an Irish pub-restaurant (Donovan's in Galena, Ohio), and a touring comedian of clubs, theaters and colleges throughout the United States. Collins' most recent tour was in New England with The Blue Collar Comedy Tour's Ron White. Collins also owns a small antique shop in Westerville, Ohio. Collins has appeared with hundreds of internationally known acts including Eddie Izzard, Dave Chappelle, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, and Jim Carrey. In the late 1960's and early 70's as a stage announcer he introduced such bands as The Who, The Moody Blues, The Srawbs, The Pretty Things, Genesis, Nice, The Rolling Stones, Cream, Derek and the Dominoes, Ginger Baker's Airforce, and Wings. Collins also appeared in cabaret with Shirley Bassey, The Searchers and Cat Stephens.As a successful touring comedian of clubs, theaters and colleges throughout the United States, Collins has appeared in over 250 venues. Collins' most recent tour was in New England with The Blue Collar Comedy Tour's hugely popular Ron White. He has appeared in theaters and auditoriums in many major American cities including Columbus, Boston, Atlanta, Newport, Providence, Morgantown, Clearwater, Chicago, Lakeside and New York.