Jim Daly - The Comedy Eagle
Jim Daly is a stand-up comedian, who has been bringing laughter to audiences since 2012. Jim's passion for comedy and his undeniable talent have led him to achieve great success and receive recognition throughout his career.
In 2022, Jim made his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his show titled "Jim Daly: Football And Fatherhood." And guess what? It was a hit! The show received a glowing review of five stars from the esteemed Mervyn Stutter's Pick of The Fringe. Not only that, but it was also selected to be performed at the prestigious Pleasance as part of the POTF showcase.
Jim has performed his hilarious comedy sets all across the UK, and he's had the pleasure of sharing the stage with comedy heavyweights like Jon Richardson, Doc Brown, Holly Walsh, Reginald D Hunter, Seann Walsh, and many other talented acts. Jim's ability to connect with audiences and bring the laughs has made him a sought-after performer in the comedy circuit.
But Jim's comedic talents aren't limited to live performances. He's also a digital sensation! With a substantial online following of around 300,000 fans, Jim has made waves on platforms like YouTube, where his comedy songs and sketches have garnered an incredible 90 million views. Not only that, but he's also gained millions of views on TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook, proving that his humour knows no boundaries.
Jim's charisma and comedic chops have caught the attention of the sports world too. He had the fantastic opportunity to be one of the in-house comedians on Yahoo Sport's The Football's Show during the exciting 2018/19 season. And if that wasn't impressive enough, he even starred in Yahoo's 2018 World Cup show, The 32. It's clear that Jim's comedic talent shines both on and off the stage!
In addition to his comedy endeavours, Jim has showcased his writing skills for renowned London sketch show News Revue, where his songs were selected for their Edinburgh Fringe showcase. He was also the resident comedy songwriter and performer at the award-winning The Football Special in 2013 and 2014. It's safe to say that Jim's comedic prowess extends to various creative avenues.
Not just a funnyman, Jim is also a talented podcast host. His Crystal Palace FC themed FYP Podcast has garnered multiple award nominations and is one of the most downloaded independent football podcasts in the UK. And that's not all! Jim also created and hosted BLANK, a podcast that received a prestigious nomination at the British Podcast Awards in 2019, less than a year after its launch. It's clear that Jim knows how to entertain and engage listeners with his wit and charm.
Jim Daly is a true comedic gem who knows how to bring the laughter wherever he goes. With his unique blend of humor, football insights, and relatable storytelling, he has captured the hearts of audiences and established himself as a shining star in the comedy industry. So get ready to laugh until your sides hurt when you experience Jim's hilarious performances and engaging podcasts.
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