Jordan Brookes

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Jordan is a comedian, writer and actor, who made his solo Edinburgh debut in 2015. Acting credits include I’ve Got Your Number for Sky Arts and Pls Like for BBC Three. Writing credits include Here Be Dragons for BBC Radio Wales. Jordan’s 2017 show, Body of Work, was nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award. He’s doing a 12-night Soho Theatre run in November.

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    Jordan Brookes’ Body of Work at Soho Theatre

    Jordan Brookes' “must-see” Edinburgh Award-nominated show comes to Soho Theatre from tonight. Body of Work opened in a small, free venue at Edinburgh Festival Fringe before transferring to a late-night slot at the Pleasance Courtyard for the final two weeks. The show garnered rave reviews and capacity crowds along with a best comedy show nomination. This is Jordan’s third solo hour of high-wire stand-up, magnetic physicality and absurdism. It follows 2016’s underground hit, The Making Of, and debut show Adventures in Limited Space, which earned him a Chortle Award nomination for best newcomer. He featured in the Guardian this week. 9–11, 14–16, 20–25 November, 10pm, Soho Upstairs

    Jordan Brookes announces 12-night Soho run

    Jordan Brookes brings his "must see" Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show, Body of Work, to Soho Theatre in November. The 12-night London run follows an incredible Edinburgh Fringe, which saw glowing reviews (“A startlingly talented comedian”, The Scotsman; “One of the must-see shows of the Fringe”, Chortle), capacity crowds and a transfer to the Pleasance Courtyard along with the Best Comedy Show nomination. This is Jordan's third solo hour, the successor to 2016 underground hit The Making Of.

    Jordan Brookes Edinburgh Comedy Awards nomination

    Jordan Brookes' "must-see" show has been shortlisted for an Edinburgh Comedy Award. Body of Work is nominated for Best Comedy Show following rave reviews including from The Scotsman ("A startlingly talented comedian") and Chortle ("One of the must-see shows of the Fringe"). Jordan's third consecutive hour, which follows last year’s word-of-mouth hit, The Making Of, runs until Monday 28 August at the Pleasance Bunker One. The awards are announced on Saturday.

    Jordan Brookes transfers to the Pleasance

    Jordan Brookes' Edinburgh Fringe show moves to The Pleasance tonight after a run of sold-out dates and four-star reviews. Body of Work, the follow-up to last year's word-of-mouth hit, The Making Of, is another innovative hour from the comedian, writer and actor known for his uncomfortable physical contortions, extended tangents and daft faces. The show delves into grief, memory, narcissism, our busy minds, and the very human need to create meaningful endings for the things we love in a genuine tribute to his late nan. "A startlingly talented comedian" ★★★★ The Scotsman "Impossibly captivating" ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine "A magnetic display" ★★★★ Fest Until Monday 28 August at The Pleasance Bunker One.

    Our clients in Edinburgh: Jordan Brookes

    In August 2015, Jordan's Nanna, Gwendoline Martha Brookes, passed away. She was 95. This show is a genuine attempt to pay tribute to her. That can't be the whole thing can it? I thought Brookes did absurdist stuff? Like bits that go on for ages and horrible physical stuff, daft faces, spitting down himself etc? Is he just going to talk about his Nan for an hour? Surely not. This is Jordan's third consecutive Edinburgh show, the follow-up to 2016's critically acclaimed The Making Of. *Jordan transfers to The Pleasance Bunker One from Tuesday 15 August. Tickets here.* (Updated 14.08.17)

    MWAM at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

    Reginald D Hunter, Katy Brand, Jordan Brookes, Eleanor Tiernan and Chris Kent are taking new shows to the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer. Reginald is currently on a UK tour with Some People v Reginald D Hunter and plays The Assembly Hall in August. Katy returns with more autobiographical storytelling in I Could've Been An Astronaut, the follow-up to last year's sell-out show, I Was A Teenage Christian. Jordan brings Body of Work, his third consecutive hour after 2016's critically acclaimed The Making Of. Eleanor and Chris, who both took a break last year and doubled at Camden Fringe, make a welcome return with People Pleaser and Moving On. Also appearing in Edinburgh: Paul Merton will guest on BBC Radio 4's Just A Minute while Julian Clary discusses The Bolds on Holiday, the third instalment of his children's series, at the International Book Festival.

    Jordan Brookes on Radio 4 Extra’s Comedy Club

    Jordan Brookes is the latest guest on Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club Interviews. He talks to Jess Fostekew about his critically acclaimed 2016 show, The Making Of, ahead of a short run at Soho Theatre, which opens tonight. Jordan, who recently featured in BBC Three's Pls Like, is also working on his third hour, Body of Work, for this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Upcoming previews include Laugh Out London, Camden Comedy Club, Museum of Comedy and ARG Com Fest. Listen to parts one and two of his radio interview on BBC Radio iPlayer.

    Jordan Brookes, Eleanor Tiernan and Chris Kent at Mach

    Jordan Brookes, Eleanor Tiernan and Chris Kent are performing at the much-loved Machynlleth Comedy Festival in Wales this weekend. All three are doing work-in-progress hours ahead of Edinburgh Fringe and Jordan is performing his critically acclaimed 2016 show, The Making Of, too. Jordan is on the bill for experimental night The Paddock while Eleanor is doing two extra shows: Arriva Late Night Lock In and The Quarry. And Eleanor is appearing on BBC Radio Wales/4 Extra's showcase, which goes out on BBC Radio 4 Extra (Monday 1 May, 10.35pm) then BBC Radio Wales (Saturday 6 May, 1pm).

    Jordan Brookes announces Soho Theatre dates

    Jordan Brookes brings his intricately ambitious second show to Soho Theatre for two nights in June following a widely acclaimed run at last year's Edinburgh Festival. The Making Of is ‘a tricksy nugget of meta-comedy’ (the Guardian) featuring a bundle of silly faces, uncomfortable poses and unnecessary confessions, produced by Show and Tell. Jordan is also taking the show to Machynlleth Comedy Festival in April and returns to the Fringe this summer with his third solo hour.

    Jordan Brookes in Pls Like on BBC Three

    Jordan Brookes features in the latest episode of hit BBC Three mockumentary Pls Like. The weekly series follows cynical YouTuber and struggling comedian Liam (Liam Williams), who must undertake a run of challenges to win a cash prize. Jordan plays Apple, the PA of James Wirm (Tim Key), who makes a brief but memorable appearance. Director Tom Kingsley tweeted: "Think this episode might just be my fave. Also has a v funny scene with [Jordan Brookes] and [Tim Key] which turns base exposition into gold." Last year, emerging actor Jordan starred in I've Got Your Number, written by Kiri Pritchard-McLean, part of Sky Arts' Comedy Shorts for Halloween.

    Jordan Brookes joins MWAM

    We are excited to announce our latest signing: Jordan Brookes. Jordan is a comedian, writer and actor, who made his solo Edinburgh debut in 2015. He recently starred in I’ve Got Your Number for Sky Arts and will feature in upcoming BBC Three series Pls Like. Jordan is working on his third consecutive Edinburgh show, the follow-up to 2016's critically acclaimed The Making Of.