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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

January 25, 2024
The Stand, Newcastle
Benefit for Medical Aid for Palestinians
February 2, 2024
The Stand, Glasgow
The Friday Show 2 February 2024 & The Saturday Show 3 February 2024
February 9, 2024
The Stand, Newcastle
The Friday Show 9 February 2024 & The Saturday Show 10 February 2024
April 5, 2024
The Stand, Edinburgh
The Friday Show 5 April 2024 & The Saturday Show 6 April 2024

About Dave Johns

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Latest News

November 15, 2023
2023 North EastCulture Awards

Dave has been nominated for the Writer of the Year Award for his stage adaptation of "I, Daniel Blake" at the 2023 North East Culture Awards.

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November 9, 2023
Les Tortues

Dave's new film which was shot on location in Brussels, Belgium. The film is scheduled to be released in 2024. More information will be forthcoming early next year.

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November 9, 2023
Best Actor Award

Dave has been awarded the Best Actor Award in a Short Film at the 2023 Overcome Film Festival.

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August 15, 2023

"I, Daniel Blake" Stage Adaptation by Dave Johns Autumn Tour Dates now available - see my Tour Dates page

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