Jonny Pelham began at University and while he was there he achieved runner-up in both the coveted So You Think You're Funny competition and The Chortle Student Comedy Awards. Since graduating university Jonny has continued to impress and was a finalist and judges choice in the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards, as well as being nominated for Chortle Best Newcomer in 2014.
With three critically acclaimed solo shows under his belt, Before and After (2015), Fool’s Paradise (2016) and Just Shout Louder (2017), Jonny has also made the exciting step over to the small screen on Russell Howards Stand Up Central for Comedy Central followed by Live From The BBC. Jonny has also appeared in the Viceland series, Bobby & Harriet Getting Married and Plane Spotting for Turtle Canyon. Most recently, Jonny had his own short film released as part the Sky Comedy Shorts season, Late Bloomer. Currently, Jonny is working on his first sitcom script commission for Channel 4 while writing his fourth solo show, set to debut at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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