Josh is a much in-demand stand-up comic, performing regularly at all the major comedy clubs around the UK and has also taken his distinctive brand of humour to India, Ireland, France, China, Thailand, Switzerland, Finland, Estonia and America. In 2012 he was invited to perform at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where he was filmed for the internationally distributed Just For Laugh’s All Access TV show.
Josh has written and performed three solo shows for the Edinburgh Festival, before sell-out runs at the Soho Theatre. These include his hugely successful debut solo Fringe stand-up show, entitled Chosen, which played to sell out audiences and received rave reviews at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival, and his August 2010 show Josh Howie: Gran Slam, based on his time living with his grandmother. In 2011, Josh returned with I am a Dick.
Josh has recorded for two series of the Comedy Central show Comedy Store, and appeared on World Stands Up and Comedy Blue for the same channel. He spent four years as the writer/presenter of The Movie Geek, the Sky Movies show offering all the latest news in the world of cinema. Often praised for his writing talent, Josh is a regular contributor to The Guardian, The Times and The Daily Mail.
“Excellent, intelligent stand-up… terrific” – Time Out