Best Debut Show Nominee – Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2009. Jim is an amusingly tattooed, manic depressive former child prodigy with tall tales of his wrongness coming out of his ears. And yet he used to be so nice…what on earth happened? This is his story so far.
Jim has performed in Singapore, Denmark and Los Angeles as well as all over the UK. His stories are brutally honest, always true, and often unbelievable – and have won him an army of fans all over the world.
He also runs the indie wrestling promotion Progress, and celebrates the sport in his Tuesday Night Jaw podcast.
‘Wonderfully gritty… his struggles with mental illness and alcoholism make for impressive comic pickings’ (The Guardian)
‘It’s obvious that Jim Smallman is a natural-born compere. He has such an easy rapport with the audience and tells his tales with a fluidity and energy that keeps everyone attentive’ (Chortle)