"Had the whole audience on their feet. Couldn"t take the smile off my face, definitely not the sort of person you invite to a funeral!" - The Glee Club, Birmingham
"Truly amazing" - The Bearcat, Twickenham
"He completely stormed it" - The Laughter House, Basingstoke
After completing an eight-year comedy apprenticeship as barman at The Chuckle Club, Jonny Awsum exploded onto the professional comedy scene with a crowd-pleasing set that’s seen him smash hundreds of gigs all around the world.
With his likeable style and trusty guitar, Jonny’s musings include everything from the white lies he tells his girlfriend to his new home town of Croydon and the memory of his first love at eight years old.
Comfortable with any type of gig, Jonny’s feel-good set has captivated audiences at every kind of venue from pub back rooms to 700 seat theatres to a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe with his hit show "Playtime".
Jonny has played all the UK"s top comedy venues including The Glee Club, Jongleurs and The Comedy Store and has performed internationally everywhere from Cyprus to Slovakia. Along the way he has won The Magners Funhouse Comedy Gongshow and The Comedy Cafe New Acts Night.
Equally at home in front of a camera, Jonny has recently appeared on the nation"s TV screens presenting for Sky Sports and featuring in the Cravendale "Cats with Thumbs" campaign which has now been viewed well over a million times on YouTube.
He has also worked behind the camera as warm-up for Loose Women and is proud to be the public face of Puntigamer beer in Austria!
Other corporate work includes hosting for Harley Davidson, Polydor Records and Freixenet. Jonny has also enjoyed a taste of stadium work, fronting the main stage at the Silverstone Classic and introducing top acts including the mighty Jedward!
Corporate clients include:
Como Hotels & Resorts
The National Mountain Centre
What If – The Innovation Company
Jonny has performed at many top clubs including:
Baby Blue, Liverpool
Buxton Opera House
The Comedy Café, London
Downstairs at the Kings Head, London
Frog & Bucket, Manchester
The Glee Club, Birmingham
The Tattershall Castle, London
Up The Creek, London
“Awsum by name, awesome by nature!” – Patrick Monahan, Winner of ITV’s Show Me the Funny
“He’s awesome!” – Time Out
“The host with the most!” – The Sun
“Cooler than a hypothermic Samuel L Jackson” – The Daily Star
“Delirious and hilarious” – Notion Magazine
“Jonny is, in fact, Awsum! An asset for any corporate event.” – Polydor/Universal Music
“A brilliant night was had by all – we highly recommend Jonny and his Awsumness!” – Innovation Company What If?