James Acaster

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James Acaster is one of the most brilliant and distinctive young comedians of his generation. A whimsical master, he has received acclaim from around the world, including a record breaking 5 consecutive nominations for ‘Best Comedy Show’ at the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, and winning the 2015 Chortle Award for Best Show, and Best International Show Award at the 2014 New Zealand International Comedy Festival. As well as his glowing stand-up career, James is also a TV and radio regular and has secured himself as a favourite across both platforms, alongside many of his own projects.

 

 

PRESS:

“This is stand-up of the highest, most playful order” – Guardian 

“Stitched together and overlaid with such grace” – Telegraph

 “One of comedy’s most original voices” – Evening Standard

 “a virtuoso display of comic invention”Chortle

 

CREDITS:

Live

  • Reset – National Tour 2016
  • Represent – National Tour 2015 – 2016
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014, 2015
  • New Zealand International Comedy Festival 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Latitude Festival – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Recognise – National Tour 2014
  • Recognise – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014
  • Lawnmower – National Tour 2013
  • Lawnmower – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013
  • Prompt – National Tour 2012
  • Prompt – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012
  • Amongst Other Things – National Tour 2011
  • Amongst Other Things – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011
  • Milton Jones – National Tour Support 2011
  • Lamer Tree Festival – 2011
  • Josie Long – National Tour Support 2010

 

Awards

  • Best Show (Recognise) – Chortle Awards 2015
  • Breakthrough Act – Chortle Awards 2015
  • Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show Nominee – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Best International Show – New Zealand Comedy Festival 2014
  • Latitude New Act Competition – 3rd place 2010
  • Off The Kerb’s Laughing Boy New Act Of The Year – 2010

 

TV

  • We The Jury (BBC Two) – writer and actor
  • Russell Howard’s Comedy Central (Comedy Central)
  • Sounds Random (BBC Three)
  • Comedy Central At The Comedy Store (Comedy Central)
  • ‘Josh’ in the role of Mike, Series 1, Episode 4 (BBC Three)
  • Live At The Apollo (BBC)
  • The John Bishop Show (BBC)
  • Mock The Week (BBC)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)
  • Nevermind The Buzzcocks (BBC Two)
  • Dave’s One Night Stand (Dave)
  • Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (Dave)
  • Live At The Comedy Store (Comedy Cental)
  • Drunk Histories (Comedy Central)
  • Russell Howards Good News (BBC Three)
  • Virtually Famous (E4)
  • Stand Up in the Street (BBC)
  • Chris Addison’s Show and Tell (E4)
  • Sweat The Small Stuff (BBCThree)
  • Twit of the Year (Channel 4)
  • 50 Funniest Moments (Channel 4)
  • Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (Channel 5)
  • Three @ The Fringe (BBC Three)
  • Edinburgh Fest Comedy Gala (BBC Three)
  • Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC Three)
  • Big Brother’s Bit on the Side (Channel 5)
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015 Allstars Supershow (Network 10)
  • New Zealand Comedy Festival Gala (TV-2 NZ)
  • 7 Days (TV-3 NZ)
  • Best Bits (TV-1 NZ)
  • Spicks and Specks (ABC1 Australia)
  • Comedy Up Late (ABC Australia)
  • Australia Versus

 

Radio

  • James Acaster’s Findings (BBC Radio 4)
  • The Josh Widdicombe Show (XFM)
  • Susan Calman’s ‘Listomania’ (BBC Radio 2)
  • My First Gig (Resonance FM)
  • Russell Kane’s Whistlestop Tour (BBC Radio 4)
  • Radio 1’s Comedy Christmas: Roisin Conaty – What If? (BBC Radio 1)

 

CONTACTS:

Chris Lander – chris@mcintyre-ents.com

Kate Watson – kate@mcintyre-ents.com