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Josh Jones, the Dave Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee and the pride of Manchester’s comedy scene, is extending his hilariously acclaimed “Gobsmacked” tour.

After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and a debut tour that left audiences in stitches, Jones is bringing his unique blend of wit and whimsy to more cities across the UK. “Gobsmacked” is not just a comedy show; it’s a rollicking ride through the life of a man who’s just turned thirty and is grappling with fitness, familial advice from a psychic, and a peculiar aversion to geese.

Jones, a standout with his cheerful demeanor on shows like “8 Out of 10 Cats” and “The Jonathan Ross Show,” infuses “Gobsmacked” with his trademark mix of camp fun and colourful storytelling. His anecdotes, stemming from a life filled with comedic happenstance, make for an hour of non-stop entertainment.

“I’ve always been a daydreamer, which somehow steers me into these hilarious scenarios,” Jones shares with a grin. His humour, often rooted in his family experiences, particularly with his dynamic mother, adds a personal touch to his act. “My mum could’ve been a performer herself,” Jones reminisces. “She’s like a spy with her many names and passports. I definitely inherited my gift of the gab from her.

As Josh Jones prepares to extend his laughter-laden tour, audiences should buckle up for a joyride of jokes. Whether you’re in it for the fitness tips or just want to find out what’s the deal with the geese, one thing’s for certain: you’ll leave with your sides aching from laughter and a newfound appreciation for psychic advice. Don’t miss your chance to see why everyone’s talking about Josh Jones – it’s not just a comedy show, it’s a Josh Jones show!

Tour dates: Thursday, 1 February (Reading, South Street Arts Centre) – Friday, 5 April (Huddersfield, Lawrence Batley Theatre).

Information: offthekerb.com/artist/josh-jones

Elena Leo is the Arts & Lifestyle Editor of Ikon London Magazine.