John Gordillo
John Gordillo

John Gordillo

  • Actor, director and stand-up comedian

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Ian Cognito film being made

Ian Cognito, the hellraising stand-up comedian who died in 2019, is to be the subject of a new film.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd October 2020

Alfie Brown: 'John Gordillo made me laugh so much'

The funniest stand-up I've ever seen: John Gordillo in Kentish Town. His routine about Zippos Circus made me laugh so much it became quite disruptive and hard for him to continue. I have quite an obnoxious laugh.

Rachel Aroesti, The Guardian, 20th May 2017

Barry Cryer wins Legend Of Comedy Award

Barry Cryer has been named a Legend Of Comedy at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival awards. Other winners included stand-ups John Gordillo and Gary Delaney.

British Comedy Guide, 21st March 2016

How do you direct a standup gig? Meet the experts

On stage there's just a comedian and a mic. But behind the scenes, directors such as John Gordillo and Phil Nichol can make or break the show. What exactly do they do?

Paul Fleckney, The Guardian, 24th September 2015

This week's new live comedy

Previews of Stand Up 4 Stand Up, Adam Hess and John Gordillo.

James Kettle, The Guardian, 4th September 2015

This week's new live comedy

Previews of Stand Up 4 Stand Up, Adam Hess and John Gordillo.

James Kettle, The Guardian, 4th September 2015

John Gordillo - how I write comedy

He's not just an masterful stand-up John Gordillo, is also regarded as a scholar of the trade, so aspiring comics - read on...

John Gordillo, London Is Funny, 4th April 2014

Leicester Comedy Festival: Awards shortlist announced

The comedians, venues and promoters who helped raise the biggest laughs at Leicester Comedy Festival are to be recognised. Shortlisted for Best Show are Ahir Shah, Andrew O'Neill, Captain Morgan and the Sands of Time and John Gordillo.

Samantha Fisher, Leicester Mercury, 26th February 2014

This week's new live comedy

Previews of John-Luke Roberts, John Gordillo and Alfie Brown.

James Kettle, The Guardian, 6th July 2013

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