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James Dowdeswell

“James Dowdeswell is a real master of the comedian’s craft.” Chortle.co.uk

James is an imaginative storytelling comedian who combines deft stand-up with daft stories.

Dowdeswell has appeared on numerous TV shows including Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC) and Extras (BBC) where he played the Count in the David Bowie episode. He is in the current Somersby Cider Advert (RSA) and last summer was the co-host of World Cup Round Up for Sky Sports.

In 2015, Serious Comedy is producing James Dowdeswell: A Brit’s Guide To Booze in Perth and Adelaide.

James is a headline act at most top UK comedy clubs. He is an Edinburgh Festival regular and his comedy has travelled as far as Shanghai, Dubai, Doha, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Phuket, Bali, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Malta, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

TV CREDITS INCLUDE:

Extras (BBC)

Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC)

Olympics Greatest Moments (BBC)

World Cup Round Up (Sky Sports)

Celebrity Deal Or No Deal with Jimmy Carr (C4)

Somersby Cider Advert (RSA)

McDonalds Louisiana Advert

Top Ten Moments for Goal.com (Talking Heads regular)

Jongleurs Live (Loaded TV)

The World Stands Up (Paramount)

Edinburgh and Beyond (Paramount)

Roadrunner (BBC Pilot)

Jamie Cullum “I’m All Over It Now” Video

Rekindle (Short Film)

Chaos (Sketch Show Pilot)

Why Did The Chicken (HTV Wales)

The Wine Squad – Channel 31, Australia 

 

Recent reviews include:

“His material is top drawer” **** Chortle

”An excellent line in comedy” The Guardian Pick Of The Week

”Great fun throughout … as though we’ve all just met down the pub.” **** Three Weeks

“James Dowdeswell is a real master of the comedian’s craft, being able to almost seamlessly layer joke upon joke to form this wonderful and often hilarious one-man show. It is a genuine pleasure to be in the company of this master gag smith for an hour, an experience that few should really pass up.” **** Chortle

“Intelligent and inventive” **** The List

“Beautifully twee comedian James Dowdeswell is a joy to watch … the show is almost worth seeing for his Stewart Lee impression alone.” **** The Skinny

“Witty one liners and extended pieces - like Eminem rapping Shakespeare - proved a triumph.” Venue Magazine

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