Jay Handley has been performing up and down the country for a number of years. He is booked for full weekends at The Glee Club, 20s at Jongleurs and 15s at Baby Blue. He is also doing regular tryouts at The Comedy Store.
“He has a calm presence on stage that puts the audience at ease immediately” (4 Good Comedians) . His set is an eclectic mix of “excellently-written fully-realised bits” (Artificial Light) and he is regarded as “a highly funny act who I would recommend to anyone looking for a quality booking” (Comedy Sheep).
He covers a range of topics incorporating observational, anecdotal and confessional styles.
He has twice been a finalist in the Birmingham New Act of the Year awards as well as appearing in the semi-finals of the LOADED Laftas and the Final of the Levity Festival Act of the Year.
In 2014 he performed his first one man show “Free Comic” at the Edinburgh Fringe. He is returning to the Fringe in 2015 with his new show “Free Comic: Volume 2”
“There are moments here that can go toe to toe with some of the funniest stand up skits I’ve seen” – EdFringeReview.com
“A top class comic with a great mix of material… his gags are imaginative, polished and proper proper funny.” – 4GoodComedians
“Absolutely brilliant!” – Artificial Light
“A highly funny act.” – Comedy Sheep