Coming to the Union on Friday 26 September 2014, Leeds University Union are delighted to welcome one of the UK’s finest stand-up comedians.
"A natural gagsmith who looks so comfortable behind a mic stand you'd be forgiven for thinking he'd been doing stand up for a decades."
Joe Wilkinson is an award winning comedian and star of BBC Three’s hit sitcom Him and Her, in which he stars as Dan. This year, Joe can be seen in his 2nd series of Live at the Electric on BBC Three, with a 3rd series having already been filmed.
He has also written and starred in two series of his own show Two Episodes of Mash on BBC Radio 2 (series 1) and BBC Radio 4(series 2) and a third series is to be recorded soon.
This year, Joe has appeared regularly as a panellist on 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4), including their Deal or No Deal and Countdown specials. Joe has recently completed work on series 3 of Live at the Electric for BBC Three, and he is currently filming for series 4 of Him & Her (BBC Three). Joe is also developing a pilot for Channel 4.
Since embarking on his stand-up career in 2004, Joe has performed in comedy clubs up and down the country and has earned critical acclaim. He has also appeared on a variety of popular shows including Have I Got News For You (BBC One), The Rob Brydon Show (BBC Two), 8 out of 10 Cats(Channel 4) and Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC Two).
Support at the show comes from Paul McCaffrey.
Star of Impractical Jokers and as seen on Russell Howard’s Good News (both BBC Three). Paul is a seasoned comic with a warm and cheeky wit, and likeability in the bucket loads. Come and join him as he dishes out his anecdotes in preparation for the Edinburgh Fringe.
“Obviously born to be a comic.” The Scotsman
For further information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Joe-Wilkinson/162298110479095