Jim Campbell is a London-based stand up comic and writer. He has written for Russell Howard's Good News and ESPN's Talk of the Terrace. His style is like this:
“Exquisitely written, punchline-driven material...delivered with an alluringly relaxed stance, this was quirky yet accessible stuff from a future star.” - Chortle.
2012 saw him bring his first full length show, 9-Year-Old Man, to the Edinburgh Festival. It was selected as one of the Top Ten shows of the festival in the Amused Moose Laughter Awards and garnered a 5 star review from Cream of the Fringe as well as 4 star reviews from Fest and The List:
“Campbell’s ability to juggle a plethora of comedy styles, each performed with consummate skill, and get them working harmoniously in a tightly arranged show sets him apart...Without a misstep, he creates a superb example of how to craft a technically accomplished, winningly performed piece of comedy. With great responsibility comes great power and his superpower is to make people laugh.” – The List ****
In 2011 he won a place in the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve showcase at the Edinburgh Festival and while a new act he was a finalist in the following competitions:
So You Think You're Funny? 2009
The Amused Moose Laugh Off 2009
The Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year (Runner up) 2009
Durex One Night Stand Up 2011
“An exciting new talent.” Tim Arthur, Time Out.
“His performance goes from strength to strength...his delivery is snappy and sharp, with plenty of witty lines to enjoy.” – Spoonfed.co.uk
“He handles the audience adroitly, pressing all the right buttons to get the humour juices flowing...wonderfully incongruous...inspired” – Broadway Baby