Artists and Comedians
Dave is one of the most respected and best loved comedians working on the British comedy circuit, having performed extensively in UK comedy clubs, and comedy clubs and festivals worldwide for nearly 3 decades.
“Shifting from hilarity to uproar to genius in the blink of an eye“.
Making guest appearances on much loved TV comedy shows like:
Never Mind the Buzzcocks - BBC
8 Out of Ten Cats - Channel 4
Alan Davies As Yet Untitled - Dave Channel
The Footballs On - BT Sport
“Highlight of the week, Geordie comic Dave Johns stealing the show on last night´s Never Mind the Buzzcocks“.
Dave is also a talented improvisor, making regular guest appearances with one of the longest running and highly acclaimed comedy improvisation teams, The Comedy Store Players. He has appeared in their twice weekly shows in London´s West End on many occasions.
Dave has appeared on the West End stage in One Flew Over the Cuckoo´s Nest, alongside Christian Slater and performed in numerous plays at the Edinburgh Fringe.
2016 saw Dave play the lead role in Ken Loach´s critically acclaimed and multi award winning film “I, Daniel Blake“ which won the much coveted Palme D´or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
The film was also the winner of the BAFTA for the Most Outstanding British Film.
In the role of Daniel, Dave received glowing reviews and numerous award nominations:-
The British Independent Film Awards, Best Actor - Winner.
Dublin Film Critics Award 2016, Best Actor - Winner.
Empire Magazine Film Awards, Best Male Newcomer - Winner.
The Seattle Film Festival Best Actor - Winner.