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 took his 2016 show, The Making Of, to Soho Theatre in June 2017.


    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.
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