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  • RUSSELL HOWARD JOINS THE LAST LEG THIS FRIDAY

    RUSSELL HOWARD JOINS THE LAST LEG THIS FRIDAY

    Tune in tonight (Friday 2nd December) on Channel 4 at 10:00pm as Adam, Josh and Alex are joined by Russell Howard for this week’s episode.

    As ever, you can catch up with this and previous episodes online at All 4 once they’ve aired.

  • ADAM HILLS HOSTS LIVE AT THE APOLLO TONIGHT

    ADAM HILLS HOSTS LIVE AT THE APOLLO TONIGHT

    Tune in tonight (Tuesday 29th November) on BBC Two at 10:00pm as Adam Hills hosts, and introduces Michelle Wolf and Jamali Maddix to the stage.

    As ever, catch up on iPlayer after airing if you miss the show, with recent episodes featuring Josh Widdicombe, Tom Allen and more still available.

  • DVDS AVAILABLE MONDAY FOR JOSH WIDDICOMBE, RICH HALL AND ROMESH RANGANATHAN

    DVDS AVAILABLE MONDAY FOR JOSH WIDDICOMBE, RICH HALL AND ROMESH RANGANATHAN

    Forget Black Friday, order your DVDs for Christmas gifts or yourself as Josh Widdicombe, Rich Hall and Romesh Ranganathan release their DVDs this Monday (28th November).

    You can buy them here:

    Josh Widdicombe – What Do I Do Now…

    Rich Hall – 3:10 To Humour

    Romesh Ranganathan –  Irrational

  • BBC THREE SITCOM JOSH COMMISSIONED FOR A THIRD SERIES

    BBC THREE SITCOM JOSH COMMISSIONED FOR A THIRD SERIES

    As the highly praised second series comes to an end tonight, it is announced today that BBC Three sitcom Josh has been commissioned for a third series by Shane Allen, Controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning, returning with six brand new episodes in 2017.

    Written by Josh Widdicombe, Tom Craine with Henry Paker and directed by David Schneider (I'm Alan Partridge and The Day Today), the quirky comedy follows theahighs and lows of the eponymous Josh, an anxious old man trapped in an anxious young man's body.

    Josh will once again be joined by the regular ensemble cast: his hopelessly selfish flatmates, Owen (Elis James) and Kate (Beattie Edmondson), plus the world's most annoying landlord, Geoff (Jack Dee). Cameos throughout the two series have included; Jennifer Saunders, Michael Ball, Miles Jupp, Emma Bunton, Tamzin Outhwaite, Romesh Ranganathan, The Chuckle Brothers and James Acaster.

    Josh Widdicombe says: "I am delighted that the BBC has given me another opportunity to humiliate myself for six 30 minute episodes. We absolutely loved every moment of creating the second series and are so proud that so many people enjoyed it. My only hope for series 3 is the British public get to enjoy Elis James's wonderful torso again."

  • ALEX BROOKER GIVES JOSH WIDDICOMBE A PEP TALK BEFORE HIS DVD RECORD AT THE HAMMERSMITH APOLLO

    ALEX BROOKER GIVES JOSH WIDDICOMBE A PEP TALK BEFORE HIS DVD RECORD AT THE HAMMERSMITH APOLLO

    Watch Alex Brooker give Josh possibly the worst pep talk minutes before his live stand up DVD is recorded...

    You can pre-order Josh's brand new live tour DVD here.

  • JOSH IS RELEASED ON DVD

    JOSH IS RELEASED ON DVD

    Josh Widdicombe’s BBC sitcom Josh is now available on DVD, with season one already on the shelves, and season two coming on October 31st.

    Get your season one here now, and pre-order season two here.

    Don’t forget you can catch the current season on iPlayer here.

  • JOSH RETURNS FOR SEASON 2 ON BBC THREE (iPLAYER) THURSDAYS FROM SEPTEMBER 22ND

    JOSH RETURNS FOR SEASON 2 ON BBC THREE (iPLAYER) THURSDAYS FROM SEPTEMBER 22ND

    Josh Widdicombe's BBC Three sitcom Josh returns this September for a second season, with episodes launching at 10:00am on Thursdays on iPlayer.

    Josh added: 'We loved making it and are hugely proud of it so please watch it on BBC Three (iPlayer). We have cameos from the likes of Michael Ball, Tamzin Outhwaite, Emma Bunton and Jennifer Saunders (again!) and we think you will really like it.'

  • JOSH WIDDICOMBE AND ROB BECKETT FACE OFF ON FIFA

    JOSH WIDDICOMBE AND ROB BECKETT FACE OFF ON FIFA

    Rob Beckett’s new YouTube channel continues as he’s joined by Josh in this week’s episode. Subscribe and check back as more episodes will be added over coming weeks!

  • SECOMBE THEATRES GIGS CANCELLED

    Unfortunately, due to Sutton Theatres going into administration, the following shows will not be going ahead at the Secombe Theatre.

    Josh Widdicombe: 18/8/16
    Jeremy Hardy: 17/9/16
    Seann Walsh: 17/11/16
    Shappi Khorsandi: 1/12/16
    Marcus Brigstocke: 2/12/16

    We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

  • JOSH WIDDICOMBE: WHAT DO I DO NOW… LIVE AT THE HAMMERSMITH APOLLO THIS OCTOBER

    JOSH WIDDICOMBE: WHAT DO I DO NOW… LIVE AT THE HAMMERSMITH APOLLO THIS OCTOBER

    Josh Widdicombe will perform his show What Do I Do Now… at the London Hammersmith Apollo on the 6th October 2016 as part of the current tour.

    The show goes on pre-sale tomorrow (Wednesday 2nd March) at 10:00am – sign up for the Off The Kerb Priority mailing list to receive your link.

  • JOSH WIDDICOMBE: WHAT DO I DO NOW… SUMMER 2016 DATES ANNOUNCED

    JOSH WIDDICOMBE: WHAT DO I DO NOW… SUMMER 2016 DATES ANNOUNCED

    Following a sold-out 2015 autumn tour, Josh Widdicombe, that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair, has announced some new UK tour dates for summer 2016.

    Since he's been away from stand up Josh has been working hard on other things... but don't worry in his spare time he has found a lot of minor things to get annoyed about, and now he has a chance to talk about them on stage (in the form of jokes). If you have seen him before live or on TV and enjoyed yourself then this is the show for you. If you didn't like him then it probably isn't.

    Since he was last on tour, Josh's Channel 4 show The Last Leg has gone from strength to strength and been nominated for various awards including a British Comedy Award and a Broadcast Award, while finally winning one at the Royal Television Society Awards. The series returned in 2016 with a two-part Australia special as well as an eight episode series this spring. The show has been commissioned for another series later this year, and the trio will also be heading to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics.

    Josh's self-penned sitcom Josh aired on BBC Three and BBC One in November 2015 to much critical acclaim. A huge ratings success for both the BBC Three and BBC One transmissions, the sitcom is currently filming a highly anticipated second series due to air this autumn.

    For full ticket and tour date information please click here.

  • JOSH WIDDICOMBE TO HOST BBC 5 RADIO 5 LIVE’S FIGHTING TALK

    JOSH WIDDICOMBE TO HOST BBC 5 RADIO 5 LIVE’S FIGHTING TALK

    We are delighted to announce that as of 16th August, Josh Widdicombe will be the new host of BBC Radio 5 Live's hugely popular Saturday morning points for punditry show, Fighting Talk.

    On his new role at the station he commented: 'I am delighted to be joining 5 Live and getting the chance to host a radio show I have been listening to for almost a decade. I won't let my record of never winning an episode of Fighting Talk cloud my judgement now I am in charge.'

    Formerly a sports writer at the Guardian newspaper, Josh has had a remarkable impact on the comedy circuit since his debut gig in 2008 with him now considered one of the most in demand and highly regarded comedians in the UK for both his live stand up and TV work.

    Josh's coveted XFM show will then move to Sundays at 10am and will still be available as a podcast.

  • WELCOME TO OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS

    Please check back regularly as we build up news on all your favourite acts – as agents to the best comic talent in the United Kingdom, you will find news and announcements here before anywhere else, as well as safe links to purchase tour tickets whilst avoiding ticket touts.

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Since his first gig in January 2008 Josh has had a remarkable impact on the comedy circuit. In just three years he has been named FHM Stand Up Hero 2010 (ITV4), Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010 and after just a handful of gigs made it to the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny final at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2008.

Now regarded as one of the best up-and-coming acts on the UK circuit Josh is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain. Josh is fast establishing himself on the live circuit supporting huge comic talent such as Kevin Bridges, Michael McIntyre, Alan Carr and Shappi Khorsandi. 2011 will see Josh take his first hour show, Other People, to the Edinburgh Festival.

Other than stand-up Josh has been busy taking part in BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends, Arthur Smith’s Balham Bash, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk, Absolute Radio’s Rock n’ Roll Football and ITV4’s Mark Watson Kick’s Off.

He has also written for Michael McIntyre, Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC Radio 4’s Look Away Now.

Awards

Chortle’s Best Breakthrough Act 2011 Nominee
FHM Stand Up Hero 2010
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010
So You Think You’re Funny Finalist 2008

Currently touring

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Press Quotes

‘Josh Widdicombe’s straightforward stand-up show on life’s little – and big – irritations felt like a veritable palate-cleansing sorbet. Good, smart, clean fun, plus a witty Laser Quest routine’ – Bruce Dessau

‘Hysteria-inducing jokes arrive in lightning quick succession during this frighteningly impressive debut hour’ ***** – Three Weeks

‘This is one of the most individual, accomplished, hilarious and unforgettable hours I have had this year’ – The Scotsman