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Dave Johns has been a stand up comic for nearly 3 decades touring  his one man shows world wide. 

Best known for his critically-acclaimed breakthrough performance in Ken Loach's 2016 Palme D’Or and Bafta winning film I, Daniel Blake, his film career has also taken in roles in The Keeper and Fisherman’s Friends. 

His latest film, 23 Walks in which he stars alongside Alison Steadman, is due to be released in 2020.

This autumn Dave presents his new stand up show From Byker to the Baftas.


Hilarious and emotional… one of the unlikeliest, most uplifting stories you will ever hear

Guardian

He has an uncontrived manner and sense of fun on stage that makes what he does seem effortless …. the gags came thick and fast

The Observer​