Joz Norris

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Joz Norris, Blink, Pleasance Dome

Joz Norris has been around the fringe-y side of the London comedy scene for a few years now and was just coming good and finding his voice when Covid struck. The hiatus seems to have worked in his favour though. Blink is easily his best show yet.


News: Furloughed – A Sketch Pilot from Joz Norris and Matthew Highton

Matt Highton and Joz Norris (pictured) have made a sketch pilot.
Furloughed is a compilation of old and new sketches from past things they've made together (including one co-starring Alison Thea-Skot), strung together with a loose narrative about lockdown. It was made last year during the first lockdown, but then lockdown ended, so they thought there would be no demand for it. Now we are back in lockdown again it feels topical/resonant once more.



News: Radio 4 To Air Stand Up Special From Joz Norris

BBC Radio 4 is to air a stand-up special from Joz Norris.

A Small Talk On A Small Talk will be broadcast at 7.15pm on Sunday, January 3, 2021. 

Joz Norris doesn’t do small talk, but he’s moving home, so attending lots of flat-viewings and finding himself repeatedly having to chat with strangers.


News: Comedian Raises Money for Charity With Sexy Calender

Comedian Joz Norris has decided to retrain as a Sexy Pin-Up Model in order to survive the impact of coronavirus on his industry. To start his new career he is launching the 100% Official Joz Norris Sexy Calendar to raise money for Turn2Us, a charity that supports people across the UK with financial hardship. More about Turn2Us can be found here.


News: Comedian Turns Fringe Show Into Film

Comedian, actor and writer Joz Norris has declared there’s ‘no room for zoom’ by choosing to transform his cancelled 2020 Edinburgh Fringe show’s planned live format into a feature film. 

Following the huge impact coronavirus has had on live comedy, with widespread cancellations of much-loved gigs and comedy festivals for the foreseeable future, Norris has gone back to the building blocks of his new show ‘You Build The Thing You Think You Are’ to offer audiences a new online experience. 


News: Stand Up Special for Joz Norris

BBC Radio 4 has picked-up comedian Joz Norris as part of their line-up of Sunday night “Stand-Up specials”.  The show, “A Small Talk About Small Talk”, unpacks the various things that go on in our heads while we're wading through the quicksand that is polite chit chat.


Opinion: Comedian Joz Norris On The Art Of Making Success Out Of Failure

Joz Norris is at the Soho Theatre on Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5 with the final performances of his latest show Joz Norris Is Dead. Long Live Mr Fruit Salad. He writes about the creative process that got him there below. Buy tickets here.


News: Comedians' Choice Winners Announced

The winners have been announced for The Comedians' Choice Awards 2019, the Edinburgh Fringe awards voted on by comedy performers.

The results are:

Best Show

Joz Norris Is Dead. Long Live Mr Fruit Salad.


Video: New Short Film From Joz Norris & Ed Aczel

Watch the latest short Joz Norris has made with Ed Aczel. It's directed by Paul Bertellotti and co-stars Isy Suttie, Ricky Grover, Ali Brice and Alison Thea-Skot, with sound by Lottie Bowater. 



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