Jason Manford Biography
Jason Manford is an award-winning comedian, awards host and after dinner speaker. In August 2010 till November 2010 Jason Manford took over the reigns of hosting the One Show alongside Alex Jones from Monday to Thursday from Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley.
Jason started his comedy life as a lowly pot collector at Manchester's longest running comedy club, The Buzz. After an act didn't turn up one night, Jason offered to step in and went on to do a very promising set in front of a demanding audience.
Then, after only five weeks and four gigs, he won the prestigious North West Comedian of the Year Awards, previously won by Caroline Aherne, Johnny Vegas and Peter Kay.
Jason has a a warm and natural stage presence and his act is a friendly one. He is naturally funny and has a strong, original set with wry observations and a genuine respect for the old comedy greats. Jason is equally adept at compering, opening or closing shows, he also does many corporate gigs.
- Winner Chortle Best Breakthrough Act
- Winner North West Comedian of the Year
- Winner Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year
- Nominee Perrier Award
- Semi-Finalist BBC Comedy Awards
- Finalist So You Think You’re Funny?
- Nominee for Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Comedy
- Nominee for Manchester Theatre Awards
Jason Manford has appeared twice on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, and in 2009 he released his own DVD: Jason Manford Live at the Manchester Apollo. Jason displayed his considerable talents as a host on Live at the Apollo on BBC 1, and in 2010 he also appeared on Sport Relief, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, Justin Lee Collins: Good Times, and starred as the team captain on 8 out of 10 Cats.
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12th April 2012
Comedian and awards host Jason Manford is set to star in a new family-oriented ITV sitcom.
17th August 2010
Following weeks of endless speculation The One Show finally kicked off last night and verdicts have already been pouring in about the performance of new presenters Alex Jones and awards host Jason Manford.
15th June 2010
Reports suggest that presenter and keynote speaker Piers Morgan may be very close to signing a deal to replace Larry King on CNNâ€™s nightly interview show.
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Jason's stand up set was fantastic, and his professionalism was outstanding. I cannot thank him enough. His dedication and experience made this a memorable event, and one that all our guests enjoyed.
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