James Barr: Straight Jokes - Fringe Preview


31 May


8:30 PM


Earls Court

Tickets from £14.00

(Includes £1.50 in fees per ticket)


Pints with the lads o'clock bitches

People keep telling James he's "too gay". Straight Jokes is his fabulous reply. An out-of-control hour of jokes from the utterly hilarious, nearly national treasure. James exposes his employers and navigates the utterly exhausting admin of pretending to be woke for "fame". The gay half of hit comedy podcast A Gay and A NonGay, which has had over 5 million listens, and co-host of The Hits Radio Breakfast Show alongside Fleur East. The award-winning ginger returns to Edinburgh after his five-star 2019 debut, Thirst Trap.


James Barr is a multi-award winning podcaster, comedian and radio personality. James is currently waking up the UK alongside Fleur East on Hits Radio Breakfast where he recently won Silver for Best Breakfast Show at the radio industry’s prestigious ARIAS Awards. In 2021 James’ podcast A Gay and A NonGay won Bronze for Best Entertainment at the British Podcast Awards. A Gay and A NonGay has now amassed over 5 million listens and includes Billy Porter, Kitty Scott-Claus & Vanessa Feltz as fans


James Barr


60 minutes


Empress Place, Earls Court, London SW6 1TT


Tickets from £14.00

(Includes £1.50 in fees per ticket)


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'Rip-roaringly funny'

Heat Magazine

‘Unapologetically honest and brilliantly hilarious’

The Sun

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