When Joel (Impractical Jokers, Russell Howard's Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, MTV News) was 15, he was in a terrible emo band that played one gig. Can he find the members and reunite them for the sake of a stand-up comedy show narrative? The answer is - possibly. 'Hilarious ... Delightful tales' ***** (Scotsman). ***** (ThreeWeeks). 'Young, sharp and clever' (Sunday Times). 'Dommett has what it takes to make it to the top, catch him on the way up' (Daily Telegraph).
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Returning from his debut national tour, Joel Dommett brings to the Fringe this year his brand new show, Finding Emo. When Joel was 15, he was in a terrible band that played one gig. Can he find the members and reunite them for the sake of a stand-up comedy show narrative? The answer is - possibly.
Joel has enjoyed many different roles since starting his career in comedy, from being the face of MTV and presenting their daily news bulletins, to presenting Live In Chelsea, the live E4 after show to hit series Made In Chelsea. He has also appeared in How to Survive a Disaster Movie (Channel 5), co-starred in the hugely successful Impractical Jokers on BBC Three, and has numerous acting credits to his name, including Skins on E4 and Popatron on BBC Two. Joel has performed stand up on Russell Howard's Good News (BBC Three) and has recently appeared twice on Nick Grimshaw's Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three).
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