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News: Comedians To Appear On The Chase Celebrity Specials

The Chase Celebrity Specials are back again on Saturday nights and a number of comedians are taking part.

Paul "Sinnerman" Sinha will be one of the Chasers but there are also a number of stand-ups competing in the show for their chosen charities.

This Saturday, October 3, at 7pm, the contestants will include Joel Dommett, Dave Johns and Ronni Ancona alongside athlete Adam Gemilli.

Susan Calman and Omid Djalili are among the comtestants on October 10.


News: Dave Johns Tour Dates

Stand-up comedian and actor Dave Johns is heading out on tour this year. In From Byker to the BAFTAS he will be telling the story of how he went from comedian to late blooming film star, winning acclaim and awards for his stand-out performance in the Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake.

Thr tour dsates currently run from 18th May at The Exchange, North Shields to 29th November at the Burning Duck Comedy Club, York.


News: Dave Johns Joins Judi Dench In Blithe Spirit Update

Comedian and actor Dave Johns has joined the cast of the screen version of Blithe Sprit starring Dame Judi Dench.

Johns plays the gardener in this modernised version based on the classic Noel Coward comedy which enjoyed a record-breaking run in the West End and on Broadway and remains one of the playwright’s most popular works.


News: Dave Johns Plays Lead In Dog Walking Film

Comedian and star of I, Daniel Blake Dave Johns is to co-star with Alison Steadman in a new film about a couple who fall for each other while walking their dogs.


News: First Trailer Released For Walk Like A Panther Featuring Dave Johns

The first trailer has been released to promote the new British film featuring I, Daniel Blake star, stand-up comedian Dave Johns.

The triumph-of-the-underdog drama tells the story of a group of wrestlers who reunite and get back into the ring one more time to save their local pub. 


Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – Dave Johns

Comedian Dave Johns has graciously found time in his hectic filming schedule to answer our Rarely Asked Questions. Since appearing in the award-winning Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake, the genial comic's acting career has taken off. I doubt if you will ever meet anyone quite as down-to-earth as Johns. Success couldn't have happened to a lovelier bloke. And as you can see from his answers he is a funny bloke too.

News: Dave Johns To Star In Wrestling Comedy

Details have been revealed about the new movie which comedian Dave Johns has been filming recently in Yorkshire. It is called Walk Like A Panther and it tells the story of a group of wrestlers who reunite to save their local pub. 

It also stars Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire - pictured with Johns) and Jill Halfpenny (Humans) and is directed by Dan Cadan from his own original screenplay.


News: Comedian Dave Johns Wins Major Best Actor Award

Geordie Comedian Dave Johns has won a major award for his role in the Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake.

Johns has bagged Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards this evening.

His co-star Hayley Squires won Most Promising Newcomer.


News: Another Film Award Nomination For Dave Johns

Comedian Dave Johns has received another award nomination for his role in the Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake.

Johns has been nominated for Best Actor in the European Film Awards. The other nominees are Rolf Lassgard for A Man Called Ove, Hugh Grant for Florence Foster Jenkins, Burghart Klaussner for The People Vs Fritz Bauer and Peter Simonischek for Toni Erdmann.


News: Film Nominations For Dave Johns, Brett Goldstein, Alice Lowe, Simon Farnaby & More

I, Daniel Blake, starring comedian Dave Johns has been nominated for more British Independent Film Awards than any other film this year.

The acclaimed movie directed by Ken Loach has received seven nominations. Dave Johns has been nominated for Best Actor alongside Max Records for I Am Not a Serial Killer, Michael Fassbender for Trespass Against Us, Shia Labeouf for American Honey and Steve Brandon for My Feral Heart. Johns is also up for Most Promising Newcomer alongside his co-star Hayley Squires.



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