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Dave is one of the most respected and best loved stand up comics working on the British comedy circuit. A multi-award winning film actor, accomplished stage actor and improvisor who has appeared on the West End stage and is best known for his breakthrough role in Ken Loach's critically acclaimed film 'I, Daniel Blake' which won the coveted Palme D'Or Award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Dave has also written for stage and radio.

Upcoming shows

February 9, 2024
The Stand, Newcastle
The Friday Show 9 February 2024 & The Saturday Show 10 February 2024
February 24, 2024
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jesterval Comedy Night - Saturday 24 February 2024
March 2, 2024
The Basement, York City Screen Picturehouse
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at The Basement, York City Screen Picturehouse
April 5, 2024
The Stand, Edinburgh
The Friday Show 5 April 2024 & The Saturday Show 6 April 2024
April 27, 2024
The Barbican, York
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at The Barbican, York

About Dave Johns

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Latest News

February 3, 2024
Winner - Best Actor San Diego Film Festival 2024

Dave has won the Best Actor Award at the San Diego Film Festival 2024 for his performance in the film "Making Up"

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January 28, 2024
It's a wrap

The crew of Les Tortues at La Palais de Justice in Brussels

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January 12, 2024

I am excited and thrilled to announce my new film.  Turtles (Les Tortues) will have its North American Premiere at the Prestigious SXSW ( South by South West International Film […]

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December 14, 2023
Writer of the Year Award

I am so honoured to have been awarded Writer of the Year at the North East Cultural Awards for my stage adaptation of "I, Daniel Blake".

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