James Acaster: ‘Brexiteers get amazingly angry about my tea joke’
The standup on his Netflix show, corduroy trousers, his dad’s backhanded compliments and the brilliance of female comicsKettering-born James Acaster, 33, a drummer turned comic, has been nominated for the Edinburgh comedy award a record five consecutive times. His current Netflix mini-series, ... [Read More]
James Acaster on The Late Late Show with James Corden
James Acaster is British, but you can live anywhere and appreciate the difference between people who say “he or she” and those who say “they,” as he joked Wednesday on The Late Late Show on James Corden. He also let us know that you’re not the first person to ... [Read More]
Review: James Acaster, “Repertoire” on Netflix
If you thought releasing two stand-up comedy specials simultaneously was big, how about four at once?! James Acaster did just that on Tuesday with Repertoire on Netflix. Only one of the four performances in the collection is actually new, although all four were filmed just this past fall in Notting ... [Read More]
Review: James Acaster, “Repertoire” on Netflix
If you thought releasing two stand-up comedy specials simultaneously was big, how about four at once?! James Acaster did just that on Tuesday with Repertoire on Netflix. Only one of the four performances in the collection is actually new, although all four were filmed just this past fall in Notting ... [Read More]
British comedian James Acaster made his US late night debut on “Conan”
Big-in-the-UK comedian James Acaster winged his way over to the West Coast to make his late night debut on Conan… MORE British comedian James Acaster made his US late night debut on “Conan” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
James Acaster made his American TV debut on Conan
James Acaster has put on one of the top shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival each of the past five years, according to the folks who hand out those awards each August. But the Brit had never performed stand-up proper on American TV until Tuesday night’s Conan, where he shared with audiences ... [Read More]
Seriously funny: the new comedy agents steering standups' careers
An alternative style of artist management is helping talents such as James Acaster and Dane Baptiste take a long-game approach. Rule No 1? Be niceBack in the 1990s, when club comics such as Frank Skinner, Jack Dee and Lee Evans were becoming household names thanks to the “comedy boom”, b... [Read More]
Seriously funny: the new comedy agents steering standups' careers
An alternative style of artist management is helping talents such as James Acaster and Dane Baptiste take a long-game approach. Rule No 1? Be niceBack in the 1990s, when club comics such as Frank Skinner, Jack Dee and Lee Evans were becoming household names thanks to the “comedy boom”, b... [Read More]