James Acaster

Comedian Profile

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 appearing on Live At The Apollo, Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, QI and many more and has secured himself as a favourite across both platforms, alongside many of his own projects
James is currently on tour with ‘The Trelogy’, consisting of his last three Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated shows, ‘Recognise’, ‘Represent’ and ‘Reset’, performing three consecutive nights at each venue. James has a number of projects in development including a book he is writing inspired from his appearances of Josh Widdicombe’s Radio X show entitled, ‘James Acaster’s Classic Scrapes’
James also makes things independently, a YouTube comedy series called ‘Sweet Home Ketteringa’ and an album with his band ‘Luna Dott Raids The Bee Pigeon’ which is available on bandcamp.