Jack Samuel Warner
Jason 'Entertainment' Cooke
Jason John Whitehead
Jefferson & Whitfield
Jonny And The Baptists
BBC Comedy On The Fringe 2011
With Imran Yusuf
More Joel Dommett videos
|BBC Comedy On The Fringe 2011|
|At Chortle's Fast Fringe|
|On Russell Howard's Good News|
Joel Dommett started stand up in 2007, and was a finalist in the English Comedian Of The Year competition in 2009
Joel Dommett: Fringe 2012
You've got to worry about Joel Dommett. Last year his show was about an obsession he developed on a woman who didn't know he fancied her – until she saw the show, that is. This year his focus is on a vendetta he's harboured for his school bully, Chris Hodgeson, who stole his girlfriend Michelle when he was 16.
Though he's not necessarily been nursing, tending and feeding the feud all this time, it was revived when the guy got in touch with him on Twitter: It turns out that Dommett was one of four people Hodgeson followed including Phillip Schofield.
Dommett's ire maybe just as ardent but times have changed: he's a successful stand up who's been on the telly a bit and once had an audience of 10,000 people to his disposal. He also still has his nunchucks and a silver medal in them to brandish.
Dommett is a likeable presence particularly with his BBC Three presenter style - skinny jeans, floppy hair and boyish symmetrical features – coupled with an endearing vulnerability coupled, a faux hesitation and slight geekiness.
The tale tells of Dommett's mounting frustration as he's reminded of exactly the reason why he hated Hodgeson. Though held together by the framework of his desire for revenge there are a few diversions into other anecdotes, including tales from the urinals at Latitude festival, inadvertently stealing apples from Tesco and supporting Justin Bieber in an appearance at Westfield Shopping Centre.
Dommett peppers the performance with recreations; acting out the rollercoaster ride where he got dumped by said girlfriend was one such highlight as is his finale which we won't give away.
Hodgeson, want to select a new and easier target than Dommett, he's got nunchucks and a microphone this time.
|Date of live review: Friday 24th Aug, '12|
Review by Marissa Burgess
Tuesday 9th Aug, '11-
Sunday 26th Apr, '09-
Show - Misc live shows -
I got picked on just for wearing a sweater that said 'A Eagle'. Bloody funny guy though
Saw Joel in Ed. was very funny! Def. one for the future, check him out now, so you can say you saw him first.
Dommett And Lampaert
The Lunchtime Club 2010
Edinburgh Fringe 2011
Joel Dommett: Neon Hero
Edinburgh Fringe 2012
Joel Dommett: Nunchuck Silver Medalist 2002
Misc live shows
English Comedian Of The Year final