james acaster

News: James Acaster Joins Celebrity Call Centre for Christmas Special

James Acaster is to join the line-up of Channel 4's Celebrity Call Centre for a Christmas Special.

The Celebrity Call Centre is re-opening in partnership with Age UK, with eight new stars tackling dilemmas large and small, from Christmas quandaries to troublesome affairs of the heart. 


News: More West End Shows for James Acaster

Following a sell-out debut run and critical acclaim for his brand-new show ‘Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999’, James Acaster has announced a second West End run of the show, taking place across six performances at London’s Phoenix Theatre, from 14th -19th January 2019. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 23rd November 2018, at livenation.co.uk


News: Regular Major Comedy Night Launched At Hackney Empire

The Hackney Empire is launching a new stand-up night featuring the top names in comedy in January. 
The regular Live at the Empire shows are being putting on by Show And Tell. The first night, on Saturday, January 26, will feature James Acaster, Tim Key, Milton Jones, Lolly Adefope and John Robins.

News: James Acaster Announces UK Tour

James Acaster has announced the UK tour for his brand new show ‘Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999’, but fans outside London may have to wait a while. It will start at the Reading Hexagon on September 12, 2019 and currently finishes at the Ipswich Corn Exchange on December 5, 2019. 


Interview: James Acaster On His Taskmaster Experience

Why did you agree to take part in Taskmaster?

I’ve been a huge fan of the show for a long time and watched it a lot. It’s one of those programmes I’ve always wanted to do, and I felt very lucky when I got asked.

What was your strategy, if you had one?


News: New Panel Show for Josh Widdicombe & James Acaster

Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster are to front a new comedy panel show for Dave.

According to Deadline Hypothetical will test two teams of comedians on their ability to deal with a series of ridiculous scenarios such as "how someone would cope living in a motorway services for a year or how to take a selfie with Nicolas Cage within 48 hours or you die."

News: Cornbury Festival Announces Comedy Line-Up

The Cornbury Music Festival has announced its comedy line-up for this year's festival.

James Acaster, Katy Brand, Phil Wang, Felicity Ward, Ivo Graham, Suzi Ruffell, Kieran Hodgson, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Fern Brady, Kwame Asante, Christopher Bliss, Catherine Bohart, Jack Barry, Heidi Regan, and Lola & Jo will be performing in the venue's Comedy Emporium over the weekend of July 13 - 15.


News: West End World Premiere For New James Acaster Show

James Acaster has announced the world debut of his brand new show ‘Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999’. It will take place across six performances at London’s Vaudeville Theatre, from 29th October – 3rd November 2018.  


News: James Acaster, Alfie Brown, Brett Goldstein Head Festival Line Up

James Acaster, Brett Goldstein and Alfie Brown are among the comedy highlights of this year's HowTheLightGetsIn Festival.

Also appearing are Annie McGrath, Sean McLoughlin, Edinburgh Fringe Best Show nominee Ahir Shah, Grainne Maguire, Ian Smith and many more.


Review: James Acaster, Repertoire, netflix

Not one, not two, not three, but four James Acaster shows have just started streaming on netflix under the overall banner of Repertoire. There is Recognise (2014), Represent (2015), Recognise (2016) and, perhaps most interesting, Recap, which pulls together material from older shows and very cleverly ties some loose threads together. Ducks are involved.



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