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Josh Widdicombe

Former Guardian sports reporter Josh Widdicombe is one of the hottest comedians on the circuit. He has written for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Mock The Week and Michael McIntyre. Josh's hilarious style of observational comedy will leave his audience in stitches. He is the perfect choice to facilitate a corporate conference or entertain an after dinner audience. 

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Josh Widdicombe Biography

Former Guardian sports reporter Josh Widdicombe is one of the hottest comedians on the circuit and alongside his exceptional stand-up career, he has written for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Mock The Week and Michael McIntyre, and has performed live at The Apollo.

In 2008 Josh made his debut on the comedy scene in the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny at the Edinburgh Fringe, and has never looked back. Named FHM Stand Up Hero of 2010 and the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year, Josh is now regarded as a British comedy hero.

Supporting huge acts including Kevin Bridges, Shappi Khorsandi and Alan Carr, Josh can definitely say that he’s made it! His first show, Other People, debuted at the Edinburgh Festival in 2011, and he has featured on numerous radio shows, including Absolute Radio’s Rock n’ Roll Football, Mark Watson Kick’s Off and BBC Radio...

Former Guardian sports reporter Josh Widdicombe is one of the hottest comedians on the circuit and alongside his exceptional stand-up career, he has written for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Mock The Week and Michael McIntyre, and has performed live at The Apollo.

In 2008 Josh made his debut on the comedy scene in the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny at the Edinburgh Fringe, and has never looked back. Named FHM Stand Up Hero of 2010 and the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year, Josh is now regarded as a British comedy hero.

Supporting huge acts including Kevin Bridges, Shappi Khorsandi and Alan Carr, Josh can definitely say that he’s made it! His first show, Other People, debuted at the Edinburgh Festival in 2011, and he has featured on numerous radio shows, including Absolute Radio’s Rock n’ Roll Football, Mark Watson Kick’s Off and BBC Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk.

In 2013 Josh’s show ‘Incidentally…’ kicked off at the Edinburgh Fringe, and was then taken to over 25 venues around the UK, including the Hammersmith Apollo where it was recorded for a DVD.

His intelligent humour and talent for engaging the crowd has garnered him an Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, and three series of the Channel 4 show ‘The Last Leg’ have been lauded by critics, with regular appearances on BBC1’s ‘Mock The Week’, Channel 4’s ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats’, and ‘Channel 4’s Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital’ cementing his status.

Josh also hosts the Saturday mid-morning slot on XFM, regularly featuring in the iTunes Podcast Top 10.

Josh returned to Channel 4 in 2014 for a third series of ‘The Last Leg’.

For further information or to book Josh Widdicombe, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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