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James Sherwood

BBC New Comedy Awards 2004 – Runner Up
FHM Holsten Pils Stand-Up Award 2004 – Runner Up

James Sherwood has become one of the country’s foremost comedy writers and continues to rapidy ascend the stand-up circuit. Having received the BBC Radio Entertainment writers’ bursary in 2008, James contributes the funnies to radio shows across the BBC, including The Now Show, The News Quiz and BBC7’s new topical comedy sketch show, Tilt.

As well as that, he regularly reviews the newspapers on Sky News, writes a regular blog on the Guardian website and spends most Sundays singing in a church choir, despite not actually being religious.

His debut Edinburgh show in 2006, ‘I Know What You Did Last Sunday’, was a total sell-out and was followed in similar fashion with 2007’s offering, ‘James Sherwood’s Somewhat Premature Review Of 2007’. He plans to take his third show, ‘Songs Of Music’, to the Fringe this summer.

Having originally made a name for himself on the live circuit as a topical comic, in recent years James has incorporated a number of self-penned, original comic songs into his act. Although this involves lugging a keyboard around with him, it’s worth it – songs about grammatical inaccuracies and failed nightclub courtships have had audiences literally crying with laughter.

“brilliantly conceived and very funny … Sherwood has phenomenal stage presence” The Scotsman
“his piece grammatically correcting songs is worth the ticket price along … clever, funny and will have fans singing along” Chortle
“anyone who can make a song about inflation and unemployment funny is surely worthy of your attention” **** Three Weeks
“savage satire” Sunday Times
“fantastic” TimeOut
“piercing” Evening Standard
“sharp, precise and ingenious” Chortle

Live Work
Stand-up sets of between 20 and 40 minutes.

“Songs Of Music” Edinburgh Fringe 2008, Holyrood Too @ Faith
“James Sherwood’s Somewhat Premature Review Of 2007” Edinburgh Fringe 2007, Holyrood Too @ Faith
“I Know What You Did Last Sunday” Edinburgh Fringe 2006, Holyrood Tavern
 “Apparently” with Andrew O’Neill, Edinburgh Fringe 2004, Underbelly

Henley Fringe 2008

TV, Radio and Writing Work
Loose Ends                           BBC Radio 4                         January 2008 – current      regular guest
Richard Bacon Show          BBC Radio 5 Live                April 2008 – current             regular guest
Various shows (including The News Quiz, The Now Show, Tilt, Look Away Now)                BBC Radio Entertainment Jan 2008 – current              contracted writer
Newspaper Review             Sky News                              Sept 2007 – current             writer/performer
James Sherwood Blog        Guardian Online                  April 2007 – current             writer
Take The Mike                      ITV                                          2006                                       performer
Mock The Week                   BBC 2 / Angst Prod.                        2005                                       writer
The Unofficial Election       BBC Radio 4                         May 2005                               writer
The Milk Run Election Night Special            BBC Radio 1                         May 2005                               writer/performer
The Smith Lectures             BBC Radio 2                         May 2005                               writer/performer
Seeds Of Today                   Baby Cow                                                                              script commission
The Milk Run                                    BBC Radio 1                         Oct 2004-Aug 2005             writer/performer
BBC Comedy Awards         BBC Radio 4                         2004                                       performer
The Sack Race                     BBC 2                                                2004                                       performer
Parsons & Naylor                 BBC Radio 2                         2003                                       writer