Since his first gig in January 2008 Josh Widdicombe has had a remarkable impact on the comedy circuit.
Within just a few years he was named FHM Stand Up Hero 2010, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010 and after just a handful of gigs made it to the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny final at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2008.
Highlights over the past couple of years include; two sell-out UK tours and two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, an Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, three series of the critically acclaimed hit Channel 4 show ‘The Last Leg’, with regular appearances on BBC1’s ‘Mock The Week’, Channel 4’s ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats’, and ‘Channel 4’s Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital’.
Josh also hosts the coveted Saturday mid-morning slot on XFM with his much-loved radio show regularly featuring in the iTunes Podcast Top 10.
Other than stand-up Josh has been busy taking part in BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends, Arthur Smith’s Balham Bash, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk, Absolute Radio’s Rock n’ Roll Football and ITV4’s Mark Watson Kick’s Off.
He has also written for Michael McIntyre, Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC Radio 4’s Look Away Now.