Ashley Blaker is a comedian and writer based in London and New York.

Off-Broadway shows

  • Goy Friendly SoHo Playhouse, 2020
  • Strictly Unorthodox Jerry Orbach Theater, 2018

BBC Radio 4 shows

  • Ashley Blaker: 6.5 Children 2021-2023
  • Ashley Blaker’s Goyish Guide To Judaism 2018-2019

Books

  • Normal Schmormal HarperCollins, 2023

UK tours

  • Normal Schmormal 2024
  • Prophet Sharing 2019
  • Meshugah Frum 2017
  • Ungefiltered 2015-2016

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

  • Normal Schmormal Underbelly, 2023
  • Observant Jew Underbelly, 2018 

International tours

  • Australia 2019
  • USA 2018-20; 2021-23
  • Canada 2018-20; 2024
  • Israel 2017 & 2018
  • South Africa 2017

“A slickly funny stand-up show.”

New York Times

★★★★

“A special vein of comic material.”

Financial Times

“Frank and funny.”

The Sunday Times

“Irreverent and heartening.”

The Guardian

“The one-liner strike rate is impressive. An excellent half-hour.”

Radio Times

“It’s impossible not to admire Blaker.”

The Independent

★★★★

“Warmth and wit.”

Daily Mail

“Finds the funny in both raising children with disabilities and adoption.”

i News

Selected further TV, radio and podcast credits

  • Little Britain R4 – Producer
  • Rock Profile BBC 2 – Producer & writer
  • Parenting Hell podcast – Guest
  • Pompidou BBC 2 & Netflix – Writer & co-creator
  • V Graham Norton C4 – Writer
  • RHLSTP podcast – Guest
  • Fantasy Football League Sky Max – Writer
  • The Matt Lucas Awards BBC 1 – Producer, writer, co-creator 
  • The Now Show R4 – Producer & writer
  • La La Land Showtime – Writer
  • Reasons To Be Cheerful Channel 4 – Self
  • Now Wash Your Hands R4 – Self
  • Sunday Morning Live BBC 1– Self
  • Josh Howie’s Losing It R4 – Producer
  • Couples R4 – Producer
  • Jammin’ R2 – Producer
  • And The Winner Is… R2 – Producer, co-creator
  • Act Your Age R4 – Producer & co-creator
  • Concrete Cow R4 – Writer
  • Britain Versus the World R4 – Producer & creator
  • My Time Capsule podcast – Guest
  • Chat Show Roulette R4 – Producer & co-creator
  • 2525 R4 – Producer & co-creator
  • Rock The Blind PlayUK – Producer
  • Stand Up With the Stars R4 – Creator
  • Most Shocking Moments In Sport Five – Self
  • Dead Ringers R4 – Writer
  • Never Write Off the Germans R2 – Producer & creator
  • The Joan Rivers Position Channel 5 – Writer