John Hastings - Comedian

John Hastings
John Hastings
John Hastings
John Hastings


Over the last ten years John Hastings has appeared at every major comedy festival in the world including Edinburgh (2012-2017), Melbourne (2015-2016) and Just for Laughs Montreal. He has told jokes on BBC Radio 4, BBC 1, BBC 3, Comedy Central, CTV Australian Comedy Channel, and CBC The Comedy Network. He is also the COCA Comedian of the Year, a Martin Sims Award Nominee, an Amused Moose Comedy Award winner, and was briefly a viral sensation after Dennis Rodman heckled him in Los Angeles. 'Never any doubt we’re in the hands of an appealing consummate pro.' - Chortle


19th Hardest Working Comedian of 2017 according to
Nominated 2015 Amused Moose Comedy Award Edinburgh Festival
Nominated as one of the XM Top 8 New Comedians in Canada
Nominated 2015 Best of the Fest World Fringe Perth
Winner of the 2012 COCA Comedian of the Year
Youngest and only Canadian Finalist of the 2011 San Francisco Comedy Competition
Winner of the Homegrown Comedy Competition at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal

Press Clippings

★★★★★- Fresh Air
★★★★★- The Mirror
★★★★★- Broadway Baby
★★★★★- Cream of the Fringe
★★★★1/2- Short Com
★★★★- Wee Review
★★★★- Chortle
★★★★- one4review
★★★★- Wee Review
★★★★- Short
★★★★- The New European
★★★★- Broadway Baby
★★★★- Melbourne Herald Sun
★★★★- Brighton Public Review
★★★★- Fest Magazine
★★★★-Now Magazine
★★★★- The Herald
★★★★- Fest Mag
★★★★- ThreeWeeks
★★★★- Arts Award Voice


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