James Acaster

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A whimsical master, James Acaster has received acclaim from around the world, including a record breaking five consecutive nominations for Best Comedy Show at the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.

In 2017, James toured the country with a staggering three-show Trelogy, performing Recognise, Represent and Reset consecutively over three nights in each venue. These three shows and Recap form his Netflix four-part series, Repertoire.

In 2017, James released his debut book, Classic Scrapes, which made the Sunday Times bestseller list. James’s second book, Perfect Sound Whatever, also made the Sunday Times bestseller list in 2019.