James Hancox is a comedian living in London, where he entertains audiences with a blend of audience interaction and high-energy tomfoolery.
He entered the comedy world in 2009 as part of award-winning duo Abandoman. Together they 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 debut solo show Extreme Sports to Fringe World Perth, where he received a Best Comedy Award Nomination.
In August 2018, he sold out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his new show Sports For The Unsporty.