Dave Johns

"Shifting from hilarity to uproar to genius in the blink of an eye." The Guardian
"Dave Johns has an uncontrived manner and sense of fun on stage that most comics can only dream about." The Scotsman

Dave is one of the most respected and best loved comedians working on the British comedy circuit, having performed extensively in comedy clubs and festivals both in the UK and worldwide for three decades.

A multi-award winning film actor, accomplished stage actor and improvisor he has appeared on the West End stage and is best known for his breakthrough lead role in Ken Loach’s critically acclaimed film I, Daniel Blake which won the coveted Palme D’Or Award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, and was also the winner of the BAFTA for the Most Outstanding British Film.

He has appeared on Never Mind the Buzzcocks – BBC, 8 Out of Ten Cats – Channel 4, Alan Davies As Yet Untitled – Dave Channel and The Footballs On – BT Sport.

Dave is a talented improvisor, making regular guest appearances with one of the longest running and highly acclaimed comedy improvisation teams, The Comedy Store Players. He has appeared in their twice weekly shows in London’s West End on many occasions.

He has also appeared on the West End stage in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, alongside Christian Slater and performed in numerous plays at the Edinburgh Fringe.