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Jason John Whitehead

JJ Whitehead’s rangy swagger and fearless, electric wit has charmed audiences around the world.  Disarmingly comfortable, JJ delivers unabashedly personal stories and blistering social satire in a unique performance style that can only come from a North American who cut his comedy teeth in Great Britain.

He has been a welcomed regular on British and Canadian TV; at international comedy festivals and as a headliner at such clubs as The Comedy Store, Jongleurs, Highlight, The Glee Clubs, Manfords and Yuk Yuks.

A favorite at the Edinburgh Festival, his 2016 show ‘Fool Disclosure’ was a hit with audiences and critics alike averaging 4.5 star reviews. Released on Stand Up Records it charted #32 on iTunes and is now available on vinyl.

JJ Whitehead has recently brought his honest, uncensored brand of humor to LA. As well as performing on local stages such as The Improv, he has joined the controversially outspoken Australian comic, Jim Jefferies, on his Daystreaming, Bare and Freedumb tours slaying audiences on the largest stages in the country.

“A genuine gift for saying the most outrageous things in the most disarmingly charming fashion” John Coulbourn, Toronto Sun

“Exudes a positive desire to entertain. More so than the visceral style we’ve come accustomed to become accustomed too.” The List

“Blistering… hysterical… the audience lup every word” Metro

“First class, few late night comics this good.” Kate Copstick,  The Scotsman

TV Appearances

  • Comedy Now 1 hour Uncensored Special (Canada)
  • The Comedy Store (UK)
  • The Stand Up Show (UK)
  • Stars of Tomorrow (UK)
  • Web Rats ( BBC, UK)
  • New Zealand Comedy Gala (New Zealand)
  • Raw Comedy (Sweden)
  • 7 Days (New Zealand)
  • World Comedy Tour (Aus, US, UK)
  • Comedy Cuts TV (UK)
  • Gagging for It (UK)
  • Halifax Comedy Festival (Canada)
  • Adventures In Comedy (Canada)


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