Joe Bor


WINNER Best Value Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2010
FINALIST Comedian Of The Year 2009 at Leicester Comedy Festival
FINALIST Amused Moose Hot Starlets 2008
WINNER Jewish Comedy Factor 2007

Joe is an observational character comedian, actor and writer.

He currently does TV warm up for ‘The Graham Norton Show’ and Mock The Week and has done TV warm up on a range of shows including ‘Alan Carr Chatty Man’ and ’8 Out of 10 Cats’.

He regularly performs at top comedy clubs around the country including The Comedy Store, Highlights, Jongleurs, The 99 Club, The Glee and The Comedy Cafe.

Joe has also appeared in adverts for a range of products including Cobra Beer, Magners, Kia, Argos, The Co-op and Expedia.

"Joe Bor is a must see” Alan Carr.

"Very Funny” Harry Hill.

"Great at comedy, bad with women” Jack Whitehall.

"He is an expert communicator. He has an engaging style of delivery, slipping skillfully into characters when needs be, and effortlessly spreads good spirits with his chatty, confident and fluid manner…With his energetic stage presence and natural comic ability, Bor makes for a solidly entertaining act.” Chortle.

"Bor has a convincing natural stage presence and comedic skill that keeps even the most stubborn audience members happy throughout his unfortunately short set.” Three Weeks.

"Hugely talented character comic, very funny and memorably charismatic” The Scotsman.

"Very Funny…excellent young comic actor” Three Weeks.

"Terrific” Time Out.

"Promising Newcomer” Time Out.

"Joe Bor is a gentler soul but endearingly, winningly funny.” – Kate Copstick, The Scotsman, 2010.

"Bor is an engaging comedian, good-spirited and cheery, and these qualities are infectious in his stand-up routine. Strong on character, on observing what’s humorous in the world around him and on relaying this with enthusiasm. Brought to life by virtue of Bor’s confident delivery and engaging personality.” Hairline, 2010.

"Bor has an easy and relaxed way with the crowd and he’s got a unique closing gag.” The List, 2010.

"a very entertaining show. Throughout Bor demonstrates terrific humility and bravery. Heart-warming.” Three Weeks, 2010.

"Some cracking moments.” Chortle, 2010.

"A packed house warm to Bor’s gentle charms, plenty of Laughs.” Chortle, 2011

"Joe Bor – In Search of the Six-Pack is a confident, assured solo show. An hour with Bor is one which will keep you constantly amused and will leave you smiling. Warm, funny and very, very charming.” Broadway Baby, 4 Stars, 2011

"He undoubtedly draws some of the biggest crowds at the Fringe.” Three Weeks, 4 stars, 2011

Joe is also a published playright. His first play, written and directed by Joe, called ‘Who Killed The Counsellor?’ has just played at The Edinburgh Festival.

"Impressive piece of Theatre” (about ‘Who Killed The Counsellor’) Three Weeks, 2011

Joe has also written and starred in the sketch shows ‘The Gadabouts’ and ‘Oi Over Here’ which played at The Pleasance Theatre in Edinburgh 2005, 2008 and 2009.

Joe’s also a keen illustrator. His graduation animation ‘My Third Arm’ was screened at festivals around the world including Edinburgh, Cardiff and Berlin.
On twitter at @joesphbor