Sitting down with…Dave Johns

Who are you and what do you do?
I’m Dave Johns, I’ve been a comedian for three decades, from stand-up to improv.  You might recognise me from Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake, the feel-good comedy Fisherman’s Friends, as well as Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC), 8 Out of Ten Cats (Channel 4), Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (Dave) and The Footballs On (BT Sport).

What are you bringing to The Y Theatre?
I’m bringing my hit one-man stand-up show From Byker to BAFTAs.  It sold out in Edinburgh and at Soho Theatre so seems to be a bit good.

If you could be on stage with anyone, who would it be and why?
YOU!  The person reading this!  Or Elvis

What are you watching?
I’m watching my iPad as i type this, but if your asking about tv I’m watching the box set of Peaky Blinders the last season.

Name one thing you can’t live without and why
Oxygen. Also HOPE and I hope you come to see my show as I promise you will have some laughs

Name one thing you really hate and why
I hate roundabouts with traffic lights on them.  Pointless!  Comedian Phil Nicol hates them too, that’s why we are the best of friends

Describe your show with one GIF —->

Why should people come and see your show?
I guarantee that you will piss yourself laughing. thousands of people have seen it already. And that’s what happens when they leave the theatre you can see wee on their pants and dresses….
It’s just a good fun 80 minute show. Come along we will have great fun. What better thing can one do than laugh in a room full of people, it makes you feel good. Don’t believe, watch me make 10,000 people do just that, follow this link at Newcastle Arena

See Dave Johns at The Y Theatre with Byker to BAFTAs on Friday 6 September.

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