After nominations for the illustrious BBC New Comedy Award, and Irish Comedian of the Year, John was a recent finalist in the Hackney Empire New Act of The Year, and Leicester Sq Theatre New Comedian of the Year awards. This success has quickly gained John a following for his timely writing and bold performances throughout the UK and abroad.
Working at major clubs such as The Comedy Store, Top Secret London, The Stand, The Leicester Square Theatre London, Covent Garden Comedy, Crown Jewels Comedy, Glee, Komedia, and Backyard Comedy Club; John has been leaving audiences in stitches with his upbeat storytelling with big punchlines earning comparisons to comedians such as Billy Connolly, Dave Allen, and Tommy Tiernan.
His has appeared on BBC3, BBC Radio 4extra, TV3 Ireland, and is currently on tour around the UK and Ireland with Patrick Kielty.
“Great timing, great presence and punchlines. A much needed fresh comic voice from Northern Ireland at a time when we most need to hear it.” – Jarlath Regan (An Irishman Abroad Podcast)
“Hilarious. Sharp. Poetic” – Leicester Square Theatre, London
“…grabbed the gig by the scruff of its neck with a loud, fast and punchy delivery.” – Steve Bennett @ Chortle
“A Compact, confident, powerful storyteller with a keen comic eye” – Bruce Dessau @ Evening Standard