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Milton Jones : biography

16 May 1964 -

Milton Jones (born 16 May 1964) is an English comedian. His style of humour is based on one-liners involving puns delivered in a deadpan and slightly neurotic style. Jones has had various shows on BBC Radio 4 and is a recurring guest panellist on Mock the Week. He won the Perrier comedy award for best newcomer in 1996.

Jones tours the UK periodically and is a regular performer at The Comedy Store in London and Manchester.

Jones wrote the surrealist, partially biographical novel Where Do Comedians Go When They Die?: Journeys of a Stand-Up (2009).

Radio programmes

  • The Very World of Milton Jones
  • The House of Milton Jones
  • Another Case of Milton Jones

TV work

  • Milton Jones's House of Rooms (2012 Pilot of a Sit-com for Channel 4)
  • 28 Acts in 28 Minutes (BBC, 60 seconds of stand-up)
  • The Strangerers (Sky One)
  • Not Going Out (writer)
  • The Comedy Store
  • The World Stands Up
  • Live at Jongleurs
  • Music Hall Meltdown (BBC, One-off variety programme)
  • Planet Mirth
  • Mock the Week
  • Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow
  • Lee Mack's All Star Cast
  • Zulu Comedy Galla in Denmark
  • Gonzola's Comedy Fest

Jones was also a writer for TV shows: The One Ronnie and Laughing Cow.

Books

  • Ten Second Sermons ISBN 0232528829 (Christian book with biblical and church-based one liners)

Personal life

Jones grew up in Kew, London, his father is from South Wales. He attended Middlesex Polytechnic, gaining a diploma in dramatic art in 1985. He is married with three children and lives in Richmond, London. Jones is a Christian.

He also supports Arsenal FC.

Stand-Up DVDs

  • Live Universe Tour - Part 1 - Earth (2009)
  • Lion Whisperer - (21 November 2011)
  • On The Road - (2013)
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