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James Acaster

James William Acaster is an English comedian originally from Kettering, Northamptonshire. He has performed for several consecutive years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has been nominated for Best Show five times. Acaster has appeared on several panel shows, including Mock the Week, Taskmaster, 8 out of 10 Cats, and Would I Lie to You?. He has a 2018 Netflix show entitled Repertoire, consisting of four hour-long stand-up comedy performances. In 2019, Acaster won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award, making him the first UK comedian to do so in nine years.

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Jan 9, 1985 In Kettering, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series QI 2003-09-11
Latest Project:
Movie James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 2020-12-17
Known For
Poster of Absolutely Fine
Poster of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Poster of Have I Got a Bit More News for You
Poster of 8 out of 10 Cats
Movie James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 2020-12-17
Series Hypothetical Himself - Host 2019-02-06
Series The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C Self 2018-03-06
Series James Acaster: Repertoire Himself 2018-03-27
Series Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier Himself - Guest 2018-05-16
Movie A1: The Long Road to Edinburgh Self 2018-06-29
Series We Have Been Watching Self 2017-01-04
Series Absolutely Fine Deliveroo Guy 2017-04-06
Series Romesh: Talking to Comedians Himself 2017-03-27
Series Insert Name Here Himself - Panelist 2016-01-04
Series Taskmaster Himself 2015-07-28
Series Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled Unknown 2014-06-16
Series The Last Leg Himself 2013-01-25
Series 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown Himself 2013-04-12
Series Have I Got a Bit More News for You Himself - Panellist 2007-04-13
Series Would I Lie to You? Himself 2007-06-16
Series 8 out of 10 Cats Himself 2005-06-03
Series Mock the Week Himself 2005-06-05
Series Live at the Apollo Himself 2004-09-06
Series Big Fat Quiz Self - Contestant 2004-12-27
Series QI Unknown 2003-09-11