James Hancox is a comedian living in London, where he entertains crowds with a blend of silly sketch, audience interaction and high-energy tomfoolery.
He has played an impressive variety of stages – from London Apollo to Glastonbury Festival to Brixton Academy and performed at festivals across Europe and Australia – including sell out shows at the Edinburgh, Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festivals. His work has featured on many British TV and radio shows, including Channel 4’s ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown’; and BBC’s Stephen K Amos Show and has won both Hackney Empire’s New Act of The Year and The Musical Comedy Awards.
At the start of 2018, he took his first solo show Sports For The Unsporty to Fringe World Perth, where he received a Best Comedy Award Nomination. He followed this up with sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival.
He is currently working on a new show 1000 Great Lives, which will head up to the Edinburgh Fringe this August.
He is a long-time collaborator with the award-winning Abandoman, regularly hosts awards ceremonies, private events and music festivals.