"The Wonder boy of politics!" Andre Vincent.
A mixture of Stand Up and Circus Jonathan the Jester is an accomplished
alternative act with a very aggressive in your face kind of style. Jonathan
is a member of the National Guild of Jesters, is the official Jester
to the City of Salisbury and has won several awards including European
Jester of the Year 1999. His show has something for all tastes and developing
intellects which makes him ideal for audiences of diverse ages.
because I'm accessable, it doesn't mean my show isn't art!"
Over the last 5 years Jonathan has won acclaim all over Europe for his
innovative style using traditional props. His show normally features
topical jokes thrown inbetween astonishing feats, using a 7ft Unicycle,
balancing on a freestanding ladder, juggling with knives or fire and
globe walking. While doing this he talks to the audience with a routine
which turns modern stereotypes completely on their head and attacks
contemporary prejudices (we all have them).
Able to perform in the most chaotic of environments, (those years busking
have really paid off,) Jonathan can comfortably hold an audience for
well over an hour. Jonathan can even handle teenagers with consumate
His influences are Andre Vincent, Ian Cognito, Rick Mayal, Jim Carey,
Rex Boyd, Ade Edmonson etc etc.
Jonathan has performed at many comdy clubs including The Fez, The Comedy
Forum, The Brightside, Jesters Bristol, Comedy Cafe etc. He has also
performed at arts centres, festivals, weddings, outdoor events, holiday
clubs etc. He has made many television appearences, most recently on
Children in Need in Nov 2002 with his antics in the city of Southampton.
Heres what the critics have to say:
"Jonathan the Jester put in a quite superb appearence which involved
juggling, unicycling and even ladder walking with attitude. This guy
is a great pro who should clean up in the corporate market with his
hilarious and fun filled performances." Mark Ritchie The Stage
"...innovative ... The worlds funniest man." The Salisbury
"Daft, likeable and often adventurous." Blam!