"A strong natural performer..someone who has so obviously got funny bones!"
"What set him apart was the end of each of his mimicking impressions. These got huge laughs."
"Dry, clever, droll and very funny. "
Mancunian born and bred, Jay amuses audiences all over the UK with his own brand of intelligent and quick witted humour.
Jay started performing in 2009 and quickly established himself as an act who was one to watch. Jay has a cheeky and very likeable demeanour with a set full of clever observations and sharp punchlines.
He won the Beat the Frog World Series, Ten Feet City Comedian of the Year, Hull Comedian of the Year and Crooked Smile Comedian of the Year in 2012 and also appeared as a finalist in Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year 2012 and Amused Moose Laugh Off in 2015 and has appeared many times as a guest on BBC Radio Manchester.
A regular on the festival circuit Jay has performed at Beat Herder, Kendal Calling & Bearded Theory as well as taking his debut solo show entitled Jay Hampson Tries His Best to Daves Leicester Comedy Festival in 2016.