BIO

Jacob Hawley is a London based stand-up comedian, writer, performer and me, as seen on BBC3 and heard on BBC Radio 4.

 

He (...I) has written for The Sunday Times, The Metro, and The BBC. 

Jacob (it's hard to know what bits to embolden) has two hit podcasts, Jacob Hawley: On Drugs, and Jacob Hawley: On Love, both on BBC Sounds. The series have had over half a million downloads and earned Jacob a SILVER ARIA AWARD FOR BEST NEW PRESENTER (was gonna make that text silver but the backgrounds kinda silver).

He has also created two Radio Four stand-up specials, Welcome To Britain, and Class Act, which broadcast to rave reviews and features in The Guardian and The Independent.

Jacob tours around the country, to reviews similar to those below, and is currently preparing a new show, Bump, which you can see in previews by checking the next page.

‘Intelligent and important, his self-aware set sees him explore themes of class and identity in the modern world expertly.’
The Sunday Post
 ‘A down-to-earth talent who's got it in spades, it's an impressive, strong debut show that makes it feel like he's already been doing this for years.’
The List
‘His maturity of delivery & subject held us all in an unsnapping thrall. An ever-expanding intelligence, a keen analytical mind, & the talent to turn it all to comedy.’
The Mumble
‘Charming and sincere.’
The Peg Review
 ‘A mature, sharp wit, a relaxed manner and an undertow of political passion… Clever, and different.’
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard
‘Voice of a generation’
Steve Bennett, Chortle.