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John Robins

John Robins has been performing comedy since 2005. He is a regular at comedy clubs across the country and has gained a large following from his Edinburgh festival shows Skinny Love (2009), Nomadic Revery (2010), Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (2011) and Incredible Scenes! (2012). In 2011 he performed in Australia as part of 'The Best of The Edinburgh Festival' showcase at the Brisbane and Adelaide comedy festivals.

He is known for his unique use of language and his ability to combine narrative, improvisation and punchy gags lead The Evening Post to describe him as "The new wave of storyteller". His first national tour begins in January 2013.

His first performance in Edinburgh was in the So You Think You're Funny competition in 2005, alongside Sarah Millican, Kevin Bridges and Tom Allen. He then took part in prestigious package show 'The Comedy Zone' (2007) "Robins was worth the ticket price alone" ThreeWeeks. In 2008 he teamed up with Carl Donnelly to perform 'Carl Donnelly Vs John Robins Vs Predator' "Like discovering buried treasure" Fest, before making his solo bow in 2009. A selection of praise for his solo shows is below:

“Comedy’s best kept secret, I urge you to see this show” Skinny
“One of the most naturally gifted comedians I’ve seen” The Telegraph
"Awesomely self-possessed" The Guardian
“Robins is a superlative storyteller…self-depricating, yet charming and captivating” Steve Bennett, Chortle
“An hour in his charming, generous and honest company is so effortlessly entertaining” Steve Bennett Chortle
“An hour with Robins is a thrilling experience”  Fest
“Truly Spectacular” BroadwayBaby
“Positively scintillating, a joy to watch” fringeguru
“A complete and utter natural. Charming, intelligent and above all very funny” Russell Howard

TV
Russell Howard's Good News BBC3
Celebrity Deal Or No Deal Channel 4
Arthur Smith's Comedy Club ITV

Radio
The Russell Howard Show 6Music
The Jon Richardson Show 6Music
The News Quiz Radio 4(writer)
Matt Forde's Show Talksport
Drive BBC Radio 5 Live
Word of Mouth Radio 4
The Tom Craine Show BBC Radio Bristol