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Ron James

Award-Winning Comedian & Satirist

Hailed by critics from coast to coast, RON JAMES is Canada’s #1 selling comedian, whose ninety minute, laugh a second, physically driven performances, have consistently sold out theatres coast to coast. Keeping a comedian’s eye trained for satire and a poet’s ear tuned for language, James cuts a wide swath clear cross Canadian culture, making him a stand-out among stand-up performers. ‘...a master comedian with a distinctly Canadian viewpoint’ - St. John’s Telegram ‘...scarcely time to breath between fits of helpless laughter’ - Halifax Herald ‘…fast, funny and smart’ - Montreal Gazette ‘…simply the best’ - Toronto Sun ‘…cleverly, hysterically funny’ - Toronto Star ‘…a hilarious brand of funny all his own’ - Winnipeg Free Press ‘…a high wire act of hilarity’ - Edmonton Journal ‘…the funniest man in Canada’ - Victoria Times Colonist ‘…polished, intelligent comedy with the common man’s touch’. - Globe and Mail James has written and starred in four network comedy specials, including ‘The Road Between My Ears’ (‘…utterly brilliant’, Ottawa Sun); ‘Quest for the West’ (‘…a virtuoso comedic performance’, Globe and Mail) and ‘West Coast Wild’ (‘…hilarious…devastatingly funny and clever’, Globe and Mail). For two seasons he starred in a nationally telelvised sitcom of his own creation, ‘Blackfly’, he’s been nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Genie Awards, won a Gemini Award as part of the writing team for, This Hour Has 22Minutes’ and been voted Canadian Comedian of the Year. As the Toronto Sun said, ‘he’s simply the best’.

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