Promotional photo for the Lion Whisperer tour
|Born||16 May 1964|
|Genres||One-liner, Deadpan, Surreal humour|
|Subject(s)||Everyday life, Celebrities, Pop culture, Human interaction, Current events|
Milton Hywel 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 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 Twickenham, London. Jones is a Christian, and has expressed frustration with atheist comedians.
- The Very World of Milton Jones
- The House of Milton Jones
- Another Case of Milton Jones
- Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones!
- Ten Second Sermons [DLT Books: 2011) ISBN 978-0-232-52882-4 (Christian book with biblical and church-based one liners)
- Even More Concise 10 Second Sermons [DLT Books: 2013] ISBN 9780232530049 (the sequel to Ten Second Sermons)
- 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
- Live Universe Tour - Part 1 - Earth (2009)
- Lion Whisperer - (21 November 2011)
- On The Road - (25 November 2013)
- "Radio 4 Programmes - Another Case of Milton Jones". BBC. 1 September 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Radio 4 Extra Programmes - The Very World of Milton Jones". BBC. 4 August 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- Millar, Paul (14 June 2010). "Jones: 'It's pressured on Mock The Week' - TV News". Digital Spy. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Gagging for it". The Sydney Morning Herald. 18 March 2005. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
- Bennett, Steve. "Where Do Comedians Go When They Die? : News 2009 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- Johns, Lawrence (10 February 2011). "There's more to Milton than just the 'surreal one-liners'". Herald & Post (Northampton: LSN Media Ltd). Retrieved 13 September 2011.
- Moore, Cliff (3 October 2011). "Milton Jones, Bournemouth Pavilion". Bournemouth Daily Echo. Retrieved 30 October 2011.
- Rowden, Nathan (3 March 2011). "King of the one-liners in town for Aberystwyth gig". County Times. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- Katbamna, Mira (17 August 2011). "My first year at university". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 October 2011.
- McAlpine, Emma (3 November 2009). "Milton Jones: Interview". Spoonfed (Spoonfed Media). Archived from the original on 9 November 2009. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- Evangelical Alliance (23 November 2010). "Culture Footprint:Milton Jones". Culture Footprint. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
- "Milton Jones: I’m an Arsenal fan, but I loved Being Liverpool". Metro. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
- "Milton Jones". noelgay.com. 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Milton Jones.|
- Official website
- Official website of Milton Jones' agent
- Chortle profile
- Milton Jones interview at The Beaver, 9 January 2007
- Milton Jones at the Internet Movie Database
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