No Pets (James Acaster)
James Acaster does not have any reported pets.
James Acaster is a well-known English comedian widely recognized for his humorous perspectives on various everyday scenarios as well as eccentric aspects of his own life, which he often portrays in his comedy shows.
Acaster has a rich collection of stand-up specials, the most popular of which are “Repertoire,” a collection of four mini stand-up specials, and “Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999,” a two-part special. In these, he weaves a narrative style of comedy that has gained him substantial recognition and following. He has also performed a multitude of shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, one of the world’s largest arts festivals, which further elevated his prominence in the comedy world. Beyond his solo ventures, Acaster is known for his recurring role in the TV show “Mock the Week,” where his witty retorts and spontaneous humor have become fan favorites.
In his journey, Acaster has worked alongside numerous celebrities in the entertainment industry. He is a regular panelist on various British panel shows where he has shared the stage with celebrities like Josh Widdicombe, Ed Gamble, and Aisling Bea. Moreover, he has had recurring appearances on “Would I Lie To You?” and “8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown,” further interacting with a range of personalities including Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley, and Rob Brydon. He co-hosts the podcast “Off Menu” with Ed Gamble, inviting celebrity guests such as Nish Kumar, Victoria Coren Mitchell, and Aimee Lou Wood, among others.
Acaster’s talent has been recognized with numerous awards throughout his career. He was nominated five times for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards from 2012 to 2015, more than any other comedian. In 2019, his book ‘Perfect Sound Whatever’ won the Chortle Award for Best Book, establishing his prowess not only as a comedian but also as a writer.