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Richard Jay

Poole, Dorset , United Kingdom
Richard Jay
Richard Jay

If you dont know me, I'm brilliant. Give me a spot at your comedy club. I have my own teeth and car, so am willing to bite and/or drive from the Poole area. I MC my own pro-night (Wimborne Comedy Club) and can be funny at yours too!

If you do know me, I'm a fat 63 year old with a gag-filled set based (loosely) around my life experiences with a bit of darkness thrown in. I've done the usual gigs in pubs, clubs, attics the waiting room of a disused bus station being one of the highlights.

As well as running my own comedy club in Dorset, I've appeared in shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and worked alongside Angela Barnes, Ian Cognito, Dane Baptiste, Danny Buckler and many other talented professionals. I've performed for Mirth Control, Oi Oi Comedy and many independent comedy clubs and several Arts Centre type venues.

Based on the South coast of Dorset, I'll travel anywhere for a good audience and the right opportunity.

Reviews/Comments :
"Beautifully crafted jokes with surprising twists, loved it" - Danny Posthill, Comedian, Impressionist.
"Would highly recommend Richard to other promoters as a great addition to any night" - Dan Churchley, Solent Comedy.
"A skilled and confident comic with stage presence and smashing material" - Fred Ferenczi, Aristocrat Comedy Club
"Surprisingly dark humour" - Chris Hall, reviewer at The Hollybush, Cradley Heath.
"Highly Commended" - East Suffolk Life Boys Handwriting Competition, 1961.

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