Jay Foreman (comedian)

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Jay Foreman
Born (1984-10-04) 4 October 1984 (age 32)
Stanmore, Middlesex, England
Origin Stanmore, North London, UK
Instruments Guitar

Jay Foreman (born 4 October 1984) is a British musical comedian based in London. He has performed four critically acclaimed sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which include Disgusting Songs For Revolting Children (And Other Funny Stories), No More Colours and Mixtape[1].

Foreman began performing comedy songs on acoustic guitar in 2005 at the University of York.[2] He was featured as BBC New Talent Pick of the Fringe 2007, won Best Newcomer at the Tuborg Musical Comedy awards 2009[3] and came third at the Musical Comedy Awards 2010.[citation needed]

In 2009 he contributed jingles to the weekly comedy podcast Answer Me This!.[4]

In 2011 and 2012 he supported comedian Dave Gorman on Dave Gorman's Powerpoint Presentation tour.[citation needed]

In 2014, Foreman began contributing regular topical comedy songs on Not The One Show, a magazine programme on London Live.[citation needed]

On YouTube, Foreman has more than 120,000 subscribers.[citation needed] His video Singing one Syllable Out-of-Sync [5] went viral, and gained more than 2.4 million views.

Foreman presented The General Election Xplained, a film sent to every secondary school in the UK in 2010, which won gold at the New York Festival for Best PR Film.[6]

His brother is the musician and beatboxer Beardyman.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Solutions, Powder Blue Internet Business. "Jay Foreman, comedian tour dates : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". www.chortle.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Jay Foreman". jayforeman.co.uk. Archived from the original on May 15, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  3. ^ Tuborg Musical Comedy Awards Archived May 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "The Answer Me This! Players". answermethispodcast.com. 
  5. ^ Jay Foreman (2017-02-11), Singing one syllable out-of-sync, retrieved 2017-04-04 
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110513144734/http://www.parliament.uk/education/online-resources/videos/the-general-election-xplained/. Archived from the original on May 13, 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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