Dom Joly is an award-winning television comedian.
His first television series, Trigger Happy TV, was a prime-time Friday night hit for four years running on Channel 4, from 2000 – 2004, and went on to be sold in over fifty countries world-wide and win several awards including the Silver Rose of Montreux.
Since then Dom Joly has made TV shows for the BBC, Five and Sky One, including the acclaimed travel series Dom Joly’s Happy Hour. In early 2010 Dom filmed a documentary on Tintin for Channel 4, entitled Dom Joly and The Black Island.
In 2010, Dom finished 4th in ITV1’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
Dom has directed viral campaigns for Barclays, Tango, Comet and Cadburys Twisted, as well as music videos for Ian Brown and Wig-Wam (Alex James from Blur and Betty Boo).
Dom is a columnist for the Independent and the Independent on Sunday, as well as an award-winning travel writer for the Sunday Times. Before Trigger Happy TV, Dom started his working career as a diplomat for the EU in Prague and a Producer for ITN at Westminster!
He is an author, with his third book, The Dark Tourist – in which he travelled to North Korea, Iran, Chernobyl, Lebanon and Cambodia – published by Simon and Schuster in 2010.
Dom lives in the Cotswolds and London with his Canadian wife, two kids, two dogs and a cat. In his spare time he is a devout ‘gamer’, a keen scuba diver, a golfer and a political anorak.
Dom Joly is available for a variety of corporate work. From hosting to after-dinner speaking, Dom can add an entertaining and humorous edge to any event.