|Born||Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Years active||Late 1990s-present|
Jarred Christmas is a comedian from New Zealand who now lives and works in the United Kingdom. He won the Chortle Comedy Award for Best Compere. He has also appeared in Pot Noodle television advertisements.
Television and film
Christmas has appeared on radio, film, television and stage.
On television, he has appeared as a performer and guest panellist on shows such as BBC Two's Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Mock the Week, BBC Three's Russell Howard's Good News, Channel 4's 8 out of 10 Cats and Dave's One Night Stand.
Christmas appeared in two films in 2012: The Wedding Video alongside Matt Berry, Miriam Margolyes and Robert Webb, and Is This a Joke? with Russell Tovey. He contributed to the feature length documentary The People vs. George Lucas.
Currently hosts the 2014 season of Monumental_(TV_series)
Theatre and live performance
Christmas has been performing live since the late 1990s. He has performed at several festivals including Reading/Leeds, Liverpool Comedy Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival, New Zealand International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2010 he toured the UK with his show Jarred Christmas Stands Up and in 2012 showcased his show Let's Go Mofo.
Later in 2013, Christmas is set to appear at the Cardiff Comedy Festival, which will feature comedians such as Alan Davies and Matt Rees, and also at the Green Man Festival, in which the comedy is headlined by Josh Widdicombe.
- Bevan, Darren (5 May 2010). "Jarred Christmas: Comedy Festival Review". TVNZ. Retrieved 22 September 2011.
- "Jarred Christmas". Chortle. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
- Youtube "Christmas performing Hung Up on Let's Dance" 2011
- IMDb "IMDb page: The Wedding Video" 2013
- IMDb "IMDb page: Is This A Joke?" 2012
- Comedy Central "Comedy Central biography"
- Liverpool Comedy Festival Website "Liverpool Comedy Festival: A Brief History"
- Chortle "Jarred Christmas Stands Up" 2010
- Stuff NZ "College Turned Comedians Life Around" 8 May 2013
- Cardiff Comedy "Cardiff Comedy Festival"
- Wales Online "Cardiff Comedy Festival Aims To Put City on World Comedy Map" 10 May 2013
- Green Man Festival "Last Laugh New Look Rib Tickling Comedy Stage"
- Wales Online "Josh Widdicombe to Headline Green Man" 14 May 2013