Jason John Whitehead

Jason John Whitehead

"WHITEHEAD IS A NATURAL BORN STORY TELLER" The List

JJ hails from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia but has called England his home for the last decade, although he has made a name for himself worldwide, making people laugh in China, Australia, Holland, Dubai, France, USA and New Zealand to name but a few.

"DELIVERS WORLD CLASS COMEDY FIREWORKS" ThreeWeeks

As well as being a regular headliner on the national club circuit, he has already appeared on The Comedy Store Live and World Stands Up for Paramount Television and recently filmed his own 1 hour tv special for Comedy Now in North America.

"HIS DEADPAN DROP-OUT WIT IS PACKED WITH LAUGHS" The Scotsman

The impact of his edgy delivery and unique perspective has been such that he was the winner of the prestigious BBC Comedy Award in 2000, has been short-listed for an Edinburgh Writers Guild Award and broken the ticket sales record for Camden Fringe Festival

"INTENSELY LIKEABLE, SERIOUSLY FUNNY" The List

Last year he's headed south to the New Zealand Comedy Festival, took his comedy to the Summer music Festivals and looked back at his 10 years in the industry with his brand new show at the Edinburgh Fringe. Adding to that he's entertaining the troops in Cyprus and headed south again in '09 for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival & Roadshow and back to New Zealand after his sold out run in '08 and embarking on a UK National tour on his return in June.

• "HE'S SPECIAL" The Herald
• "A THOUROUGHLY ENGAGING PERFORMER... A SKILLED RACONTEUR." Evening Standard
• "SHARP COMEDY... GRAB A TICKET BEFORE HE SELLS OUT" Broadway Baby
• "INNATELY LIKEABLE AND HIS MATERIAL IS DECEPTIVELY SHARP" Metro
• "WHITEHEAD'S OUTRAGEOUSLY IMMATURE ANTICS COMBINED WITH HIS SELF-DEPRECATING WIT MAKE HIM WELL WORTH A LOOK" Edinburgh Evening News
• "WHITEHEAD IS AN IMPRESSIVE ACT" Chortle
• "AN IRRESISTIBY LOVEABLE COMBINATION OF FREAKED-OUT POT HEAD AND A SOUTH PARK CHARACTER, WITH A BIT OF OZZY THROWN IN FOR GOOD MEASURE" Leicester Mercury
• "A WINNING COMBO OF GOOFY DELIVERY AND SHARP WIT" The New Zealand Herald

"INTENSELY LIKEABLE, SERIOUSLY FUNNY" The List

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