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Joz Norris

Wednesday 24 July @ 7:45, Arts at the Old Fire Station

Joz Norris is an award-winning actor, comic and writer based in London. His solo comedy shows, which have ranged from character and stand-up shows for the Edinburgh Fringe to sell-out critic’s choice theatre shows at VAULT Festival, to conceptual performance art one-offs for the Leicester Comedy Festival, have all received acclaim and accolades and he has been named as a Pick of the Fringe by the likes of the Guardian, TimeOut and the Skinny. Beyond Edinburgh, his solo shows have also played comedy and arts festivals nationwide and his latest solo show is available as a special on NextUp and Amazon Prime.

He is a frequent collaborator with several cult comedy groups, having been a key member of the Chortle Award-winning Weirdos Collective (Comedy Event of the Year, 2018), and a Board Member of the Alternative Comedy Memorial Society. He also collaborates with the award-winning Heroes of Fringe, having performed at festivals across the country and collaborated with them on the Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning art project Iraq Out & Loud in 2016.

“A born entertainer and a great comedy writer…Norris is clearly a young comic going places.” – Chortle

“A potentially massive future comedy star.” – The Herald

“A comedy legend.” – To Do List

“Simple, silly and screamingly funny.” – Fest

“A genuinely brilliant character…The audience loves every second.” – The Skinny