top of page

J.J. Whitehead

Jason John Whitehead is a Stand Up Comedian and writer on The Jim Jefferies Show on Comedy Central. He has appeared on Live At The Comedy Store (UK) and Comedy Now (Can) and The World Stand Up (Aus). On stage he is known for his critically acclaimed one man shows and many appearances at The Edinburgh Festival where he won the BBC New Comedy award.



Recently he is writing for The Jim Jefferies Show on Comedy Central, nominated for the WGA Award for Late Night.



His 4th comedy album, Live Before Lockdown, was released in May 2020.



Disarmingly comfortable, JJ delivers unabashedly personal stories and social satire. He is a North American who cut his comedy teeth in Great Britain.


​Originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, JJ Whitehead’s rangy swagger and fearless, electric wit has charmed audiences around the world. He delivers unabashedly personal stories and blistering social satire in a unique style, developed as a North American who cut his comedy teeth in Britain.

Winner of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award, he headlines stand up clubs across the UK and has performed seven solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival. He is also a regular at international comedy festivals in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Holland and his native Canada.

His TV appearances include Live at The Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and The Stand Up Show (BBC One).

bottom of page