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Joe Jacobs

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Joe Jacobs is a London based comedian, rapper and writer. Since 2012, he has performed nationally and internationally, sharing bills with acts including Bill Burr, Stewart Lee and Mr. Motivator.

His live shows effortlessly flit between hip hop and comedy and he’s been seen/heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 Music, Radio 1XTRA, plus gained millions of viral video views online. In addition to stand up, as solo artist Jester Jacobs, he’s released regular music since his debut Mental Disorder in 2008.

In 2017, Joe took Ripe to the Edinburgh Fringe where it received critical acclaim.

Awards

BBC New Comedy Award 2017 – Shortlisted
BBC New Comedy Award 2016 – Shortlisted
Frog & Bucket – Beat The Frog – Finalist – 2016
Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year – Finalist – 2015
Comedy Cafe – New Act Night – Winner – 2015
Up The Creek – Beat The Blackout – Finalist – 2015

Frog & Bucket – Beat The Frog – Finalist – 2015
Jewish Comedian Of The Year – Finalist – 2014
Laughing Horse – New Act Of The Year – Finalist – 2014
Up The Creek – Beat The Blackout – Winner – 2014
Comedy Cafe – New Act Night – Winner – 2013
Comedy Store – King Gong – Winner – 2013