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James Meehan

About James

James is a five star reviewed stand-up comedian, actor, director and writer.

He was part of the award-winning sketch troupe Gein’s Family Giftshop. They were 2014 Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominees, 2014 London Sketchfest Best New Sketch Act winners, 2014 London Sketchfest Audience Choice Award winners.

‘The kind of sensibility that would unsettle even the darker League of Gentlemen fan.’ ★★★★★ The Sunday Times.

‘A blistering debut hour of twisted, surreal humour.’★★★★ Metro.

‘They are exceptionally brilliant’ – Reece Shearsmith

As a solo performer he has various television and radio credits as well as taking two critically aclaimed shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
‘A smart and honest comic, Meehan is fast becoming one of this city’s favourite stand ups’ – Manchester Wire

‘All of what he has to say is genuinely important and needs to be heard’ – Broadway Baby

‘More than great comedy, it is a call to stand up for others and ourselves.’ – Ed Fest Mag ★★★★★

He is also part of the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award panel prize winning show Funz & Gamez, who consistantly get four star reviews from publications such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, The Times and Chortle.


Credits

TELEVISION


DRUNK HISTORY (SERIES 2) Historian Tiger Aspect Tom McVey
INSIDE NO. 9 (SERIES 2: COLD COMFORT) Caller BBC2 Steve Pemberton & Reece Shearsmith
FUNZ & GAMEZ (PILOT) Jim the Elf BBC1 John L. Spencer
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOPS CHRISTMAS Jim Tiger Aspect James De Frond
Radio


NEWSJACK Various BBC Radio 4 Extra Adnan Ahmed
NEWSJACK Various BBC Radio 4 Extra Adnan Ahmed
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP PRESENTS. SERIES 2 Jim Rubber Chicken Tom Price/Dave Cribb
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP PRESENTS. SERIES 1 Jim Rubber Chicken Tom Price/Dave Cribb
FRESH FROM THE FRINGE – Gein’s Family Giftshop // Funz & Gamez Self BBC Radio 4 Lyndsey Fenner
Comedy – Live


AS IF I HADN’T SLEPT Self Laughing Horse, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Self Produced
FUNZ AND GAMEZ : FLOGGING A DEAD HORZE Jim the Elf Just The Tonic, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Avalon
CLASS ACT Self Just The Tonic, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Self Produced
BIG VALUE COMEDY SHOW Self Just The Tonic, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Just The Tonic
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP: VOLUME 2 James Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Lee Martin for Gag Reflex
FUNZ & GAMEZ TOOZ James Assembly, Edinburgh Festival Fringe The Mason Sisters @ PBJ
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP: VOLUME 1 James Soho Theatre Lee Martin for Gag Reflex
FUNZ AND GAMEZ Jim the Elf Soho Theatre The Mason Sisters @ PBJ
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP: VOLUME 1 James Edinburgh Festival Fringe Lee Martin for Gag Reflex
FUNZ AND GAMEZ Jim the Elf Just the Tonic, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Funz and Gamez
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP James The Blind Poet, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Gein’s Family Giftshop