James Acaster: Amongst Other Things

James Acaster: Amongst Other Things. James Acaster. Copyright: TalkbackThames.

Show details

Stand-up starring James Acaster that was performed at Pleasance Courtyard at 9:45pm for 1 hour, on the following days in August 2011.

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Venue details

33: Pleasance Courtyard

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After a fantastic year touring the UK supporting Milton Jones and Josie Long, James Acaster brings his exciting debut show to Edinburgh. James often makes good/very good first impressions on other people's parents, he believes this bodes well for his show and wants you to know that. Expect gangly limbs, fond memories and references to Weetabix. As seen on Russell Howard's Good News and Dave's One Night Stand. 'Inherently funny, the merest gesture can have the audience laughing out loud' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Delightful' (Time Out). 'Nothing short of sensational' (North Yorkshire News).

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Full press release

Introducing comic James Acaster who is fresh from performing on Russell Howard's Good News on BBC3. A hotly tipped newcomer, James' debut one hour show is called James Acaster - Amongst Other Things and it premieres at this years Edinburgh Festival at the Pleasance Courtyard for the whole month of August.

His highly anticipated show is a mix of a wonderful medley of story-telling and audience interaction. James has developed into a hugely engaging and exciting performer who has been picked up on the circuit as one of the most interesting new acts. Amongst Other Things is about his enthusiasm for life. James is London based however really looks forward to going home. He gets really enthusiastic about it. Home is Kettering. Then he gets disappointed...

James has already had a lot of touring experience to date - currently winning fans up and down the country supporting Milton Jones who hand picked him, which includes a date with him at the Hammersmith Apollo on 28th May (the tour continues throughout 2011 and will have played to over 60,000 people by the end). He has also supported Josie Long.

His recent TV appearances include Russell Howard's Good News, Dave's One Night Stand, Australian TV show Australia Versus and was one of the co-hosts of My First Gig on Resonance FM.