★★★★★ 
“UNMISSABLE” 
Edinburgh Evening News

 “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL COMEDIAN. ABSOLUTELY BOXFRESH; NOTHING IS STAID ABOUT STADE…HOT FAVOURITE”
Evening Standard

★★★★★ 
“EVERY INCH A STAR…STANDING HEAD-AND-SHOULDERS ABOVE THE HUNDREDS OF COMEDIANS PERFORMING AT THIS YEAR’S FRINGE…SUPER CONFIDENCE AND CHARISMA…A MESSIAH OF MIRTH…IMPRESSIVE THROUGHOUT THE ONE HOUR PERFORMANCE…A SUPERSTAR.  IF COMEDY IS THE NEW ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, THEN TOM STADE IS KEITH RICHARDS“ 
Scottish Daily Record 

“AN EPIC QUALITY THAT ELEVATES EVERYDAY OBSERVATIONS TO A PHILOSOPHICAL TREATISE.  HE IS A MASTER OF HYPERBOLE…HE POWERFULLY EMPHASISES THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HIS MATERIAL… THE HONESTY IN HIS CONFESSIONS OF FECKLESSNESS IS ENDEARING.  BEHIND THE SLICK POSTURING IS A MAN STILL MESSING THINGS UP, AND CONFESSING AS MUCH UNAPOLOGETICALLY,  AND WITH BOMBASTIC WIT” Chortle

“SO COOL HE COULD WELL BE THE ANSWER TO GLOBAL WARMING. HE USES GENTLE BEMUSEMENT AND INNOCENT AMAZEMENT AS POWERFUL COMEDY TOOLS…GLORIOUSLY FUNNY SILLY AND SMART”   Scotsman

HUGE PRESENCE…REALLY KNOWS HOW TO WORK A ROOM…ATTITUDE AND ENERGY…PROPERLY HILARIOUS, THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE” Mirror

★★★★★
PART JESUS, PART CHARLIE MANSON“  
Herald

 ★★★★
“AN INSIDER’S TIP FOR COMEDY GREATNESS; COMIC RIFFS OF MONUMENTAL PROPORTIONS”  
Metro

“A NATURAL PERFORMER…A FLAIR FOR STORYTELLING AND A VILLAINOUS SENSE OF
HUMOUR…MASTER OF HARDCORE COMEDY
 
List

★★★★
“ONE OF THE BEST PRACTITIONERS OF STAND-UP WE’VE GOT, WITH A SHEDFUL OF CLASSY ROUTINES…STADE IS THE SORT OF COMIC YOU COULD LISTEN TO ALL NIGHT AND YOU SUSPECT HE’S GOT THE MATERIAL TO PULL THAT OF… 
STAND-UP ELITE”

Chortle
 

“GREAT CHARM AND A FOUL MOUTH. STONKINGLY GOOD. STADE DELIVERS QUALITY
SATIRE, INTELLIGENT, PASSIONATE, CRACKINGLY FRESH AND VERY, VERY, FUNNY
 
Scotsman

“FRESH AND ENDLESSLY FUNNY. SLICK, INTELLIGENT AND SOMETIMES ‘OFFENSIVE’ STUFF LEAVENED BY A SPARKLING CHARM” 
Independent

SUBLIME, IMAGINATIVE, ORIGINAL AND HILARIOUS”
Rhod Gilbert