James Acaster.

James Acaster

James Acaster is an English comedian who has been nominated for Best Show five times at the Edinburgh Fringe. He hosts the panel shows Hypothetical, alongside Josh Widdicombe, and the food podcast Off Menu, with Ed Gamble. In 2018 he released a 4-part Netflix original comedy series James Acaster: Repertoire, and in 2019 he won the Chortle Award for Best Show with stand-up special Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999.

Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Wednesday 10th July 1985 (34 years-old)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2019 Hypothetical Announced Host / Presenter
2019 Birmingham Comedy Festival Self
2019 James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 Self
2019 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 2
  1. E10 - Planet Earth
Guest
2019 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 17
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2019 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 14
  1. E2 - Harry Redknapp, John Barnes, Naomi Campbell, Dido
Guest
2019 Hypothetical Host / Presenter
2018 Have I Got News For You - Series 56
  1. Special - Have I Got 2018 News For You
Guest
2018 Insert Name Here - Series 4
  1. Special - Xmas
Guest
2018 Would I Lie To You? - Series 12
  1. Special - Would I Lie To You At Christmas?
Guest
2018 Taskmaster - Series 7 Self
2018 Nathaniel Metcalfe: Chameleon, Comedian, Corinthian and Caricature Director
2018 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 15
  1. Special - Christmas Special
Self
2018 A1: The Long Road To Edinburgh Self
2018 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 1
  1. E6 - Technology
Guest
2018 From Russia With Lou & Annie
  1. E2 - Matchday 2
Self
2018 Mock The Week - Series 17
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. E3 - Episode Three
  5. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2018 The Leak - Series 7
  1. E3 - Machynlleth Comedy Festival Special
Guest
2018 Have I Got News For You - Series 55
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2018 James Acaster: Repertoire Host / Presenter
2018 James Acaster: Repertoire Writer
2018 The Now Show - Series 52 Self
2018 The Now Show - Series 52 Writer
2017 James Acaster's Xmas Self
2017 James Acaster's Xmas Writer
2017 Insert Name Here - Series 3
  1. E3 - Anne
Guest
2017 Would I Lie To You? - Series 11
  1. Special - The Unseen Bits
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 Stand Up Central - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 The Last Leg - Series 12
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Bastard Entry Self
2017 James Acaster: The Trelogy Self
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 20
  1. Special - Best Bits
  2. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2017 Tonight At The London Palladium - Series 4
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2017 Mock The Week - Series 16
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E10 - Episode Ten
  4. E9 - Episode Nine
  5. E8 - Episode Eight
  6. E2 - Episode Two
  7. Special - Election Special
Guest
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 12
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2017 Absolutely Fine - Series 1
  1. E2 - Deliveroo
Deliveroo guy
2017 Romesh: Talking To Comedians
  1. E2 - In Caffs About Growing Up
Guest
2017 Mime Utopia Voiceover (Voice)
2017 James Acaster: The Trelogy Self
2017 Insert Name Here - Series 2
  1. E5 - Charlie
Guest
2017 We Have Been Watching Self
2016 The Now Show - Series 49 Self
2016 The Now Show - Series 49 Writer
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 19
  1. Special - More Best Bits
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 Funny, Furry & Famous Narrator
2016 Funny, Furry & Famous Writer
2016 James Acaster: Reset Self
2016 We The Jury Man at Court House
2016 We The Jury Writer
2016 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store - Series 4
  1. E9 - James Acaster At The Comedy Store
  2. E5 - James Acaster At The Comedy Store
Host / Presenter
2016 James Acaster: Reset Self
2016 Mock The Week - Series 15
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E11 - Episode Eleven
  4. E9 - Episode Nine
  5. E2 - Episode Two
  6. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2016 James Acaster: Sweet Home... - Sweet Home Lahnsteineringa
  1. E6 - Lahneck Castle
Director
2016 Stand Up Central - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 The Funny Thing About...
  1. E6 - Growing Up
  2. E4 - Christmas
  3. E3 - Dating
  4. E2 - Holidays
  5. E1 - Kids
Guest
2016 Dave TALKS Host / Presenter
2016 Dave TALKS Writer
2016 James Acaster: Sweet Home... - Sweet Home Lahnsteineringa Host / Presenter
2016 James Acaster: Sweet Home... - Sweet Home Lahnsteineringa Writer
2016 Don't Make Me Laugh - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 Radio 4 At The Machynlleth Comedy Festival With Elis James Self
2016 Live From The BBC - Series 1
  1. E3 - Spencer Jones & James Acaster
Self
2016 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 Room 101 - Series 5
  1. Special - Best Of Series 5
  2. E4 - Heston Blumenthal, James Acaster, Kirsty Wark
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 50
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2015 Live At The Apollo - Series 11
  1. E5 - Katherine Ryan, Henning Wehn, James Acaster
Guest
2015 Josh - Series 1
  1. E4 - Teabag & No Sympathy
Mike
2015 QI - Series M
  1. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 13
  2. E15 - Mix And Match
Guest
2015 Fresh From The Fringe - 2015
  1. E1 - Fresh From The Fringe: 2015
Guest
2015 Manwatching Self
2015 James Acaster: Represent Self
2015 Mock The Week - Series 14
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E10 - Episode Ten
  4. E9 - Episode Nine
  5. E3 - Episode Three
  6. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 49
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2015 The John Bishop Show
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2015 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 2
  1. Special - Compilation Show
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2015 Listomania - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2015 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 2
  1. Special - Unseen
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2015 Drunk History - Series 1
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E1 - Episode One
Self
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 4
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2014 James Acaster's Findings - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2014 James Acaster's Findings - Series 1 Writer
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 18
  1. Special - Best Bits
  2. Special - Jimmy, Sean & Jon's Best Bits
  3. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2014 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store - Series 3
  1. E12 - Episode Twelve
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2014 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 28
  1. Special - The Series That Changed The World
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2014 Mock The Week - Series 13
  1. Special - New Year Special
  2. Special - Christmas Special
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2014 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2014
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2014 Virtually Famous - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Milking It For Charity Self
2014 Comedy Gala 2014: In Aid of Waverley Care Self
2014 Josh Widdicombe's XFM Show Live! Self
2014 The Circus Self
2014 James Acaster: Recognise Self
2014 James Acaster: Sweet Home... - Sweet Home Ketteringa Host / Presenter
2014 James Acaster: Sweet Home... - Sweet Home Ketteringa Writer
2014 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 17
  1. Special - Jimmy, Sean & Jon's Best Bits
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2013 Twit Of The Year Self
2013 Sabotage - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2013 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 27
  1. Special - Buzzcocks: The Hunt For The Missing Episode - A Documentary With Krishnan Guru-Murthy
  2. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 James Acaster - Lawnmower Self
2013 The Manuscript
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2013 James Acaster's Findings - Pilot Host / Presenter
2013 James Acaster's Findings - Pilot Writer
2013 Life: An Idiot's Guide - Series 2
  1. E1 - Role Models
Guest
2012 Roisin Conaty - What If? Self
2012 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2012
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2012 Comic Fringes - Series 8
  1. E2 - Sorry for Your Loss
Narrator
2012 Comic Fringes - Series 8
  1. E2 - Sorry for Your Loss
Writer
2012 James Acaster - Prompt Self
2012 The Machynlleth Comedy Festival Showcase - 2012
  1. E2 - Machynlleth Stand Up Show 2012
Guest
2011 Show & Tell
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2011 Show & Tell
  1. E1 - Episode One
Writer (Additional Material)
2011 What's So Funny? - Edinburgh Special
  1. Edinburgh Special
Guest
2011 James Acaster: Amongst Other Things Self
2011 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2010 Sex And Hugs And Forward Rolls Self
2010 Amusements Self
2010 For 21 Nights Only! Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
James Acaster on IMDb

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