Jonny Pelham began comedy at University and while he was there he achieved runner-up in both the coveted So You Think You’re Funny competition and The Chortle Student Comedy Awards. Since graduating university Jonny has continued to impress and was a finalist and judges choice in the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards, as well as being nominated for Chortle Best Newcomer in 2014. As a multi-nominated and award winning act and is highly regarded in the comedy industry as one to watch. Not least for being the Judges’ Choice in the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards.
2016 saw Jonny make the exciting step over to the small screen on Russell Howards Stand Up Central for Comedy Central followed by a support slot on Live At The BBC this year.
With two critically acclaimed solo shows under his belt, Before and After (2015) and Fool’s Paradise (2016) Jonny has a number of up-coming television projects in the pipe-line, including a presenting debut and bookings to write across a number of television projects.
“The laughs are explosive” Chortle
“Engagingly wry temperament and clear anecdotal gifts”The Scotsman
“His presence and storytelling have them all entranced for an hour”The Skinny