Stand-up, Writer & Host
Regarded as one of the best stand-up’s on the UK circuit Josh is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain.
He has also written for Michael McIntyre, Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC Radio 4’s Look Away Now.
Chortle’s Best Breakthrough Act 2011 Nominee
FHM Stand Up Hero 2010
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010
So You Think You’re Funny Finalist 2008
After a successful second series in 2016, hugely popular stand-up Josh Widdicombe returns for a third television series of Josh.
Written by Josh Widdicombe and Tom Craine, directed by David Schneider (I’m Alan Partridge and The Death Of Stalin) and produced by Simon Mayhew-Archer from BBC Studios.
Josh is of course widely known as one of the hosts on hugely popular channel 4 show The Last Leg.
Alongside his co-hosts Adam Hills & Alex Brooker the show has won Best Entertainment Performance at the 2017 RTS Awards and been nominated for a Bafta – for Best Comedy Programme 2017.
‘Josh Widdicombe’s straightforward stand-up show on life’s little – and big – irritations felt like a veritable palate-cleansing sorbet. Good, smart, clean fun, plus a witty Laser Quest routine’ – Bruce Dessau
‘Hysteria-inducing jokes arrive in lightning quick succession during this frighteningly impressive debut hour’ ***** – Three Weeks
‘This is one of the most individual, accomplished, hilarious and unforgettable hours I have had this year’ – The Scotsman