Joz Norris

About Joz

Joz Norris is an award-winning and critically acclaimed comic, writer and actor. His 2019 showJoz Norris Is Dead. Long Live Mr Fruit Salad.won the Comedians’ Choice Award for Best Show, was nominated for the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality and the Chortle Award for Best Musical & Variety Act, and transferred to an extended run at Soho Theatre. His Radio 4 comedy specialA Small Talk On Small Talkwas a Guardian Audio Pick of the Week and received rave reviews in the Guardian and the Big Issue, and he also co-created and co-presented the Radio 4 programme Useless Millennialswith Roxy Dunn. In 2020 he adapted his cancelled Edinburgh Fringe showYou Build The Thing You Think You Areinto a feature film which was hailed as one of the comedy highlights of the year by the Guardian and the Telegraph. His short films and webseries include The Girl Whisperer,co-written by and co-starring The Royle Family'sRalf Little, for which he was nominated for Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role at the LA Webseries Festival; and The Baby,a surreal art-horror-comedy collaboration with Lucy Pearman which was an Official Selection for the London Short Film Festival. His sitcom pilot collaboration with Ed Aczel,Ed & Joz’s Heist Movie,was produced as a non-broadcast pilot for Tiger Aspect in 2019, and his other sitcom scripts have received acclaim in live readings at Soho Theatre. He is a Board Member of the Alternative Comedy Memorial Society and a key member of the Weirdos Comedy Collective (Chortle Award-winners for Comedy Event of the Year 2018 and nominees for Best Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2021). He has appeared in Channel 4's Hodge Podge,BBC Three's Quickiesand Blindboy Undestroys The World,Dave's The Dave Talks,ITV2's @elevenishand WildSeed's Shambles.

"A sort of absurdist Simon Amstell." - Guardian

"Joyously silly." - Evening Standard

"Totally brilliant." - Chortle

"Brilliant." - The Big Issue



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