Jonny & The Baptists

Jonny & The Baptists

Musical satirists Jonny & the Baptists are among the hottest musical comedy acts on the UK scene, regularly appearing on TV, radio, at festivals and most recently a 50-date UK tour of their hit show Eat The Poor (premiered at Paines Plough’s Roundabout @ Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 2016).

From silly songs to satirical anthems, their riotous live blend of comedy and rock gig has won adoring fans across the country.

Jonny & the Baptists have regularly appeared on BBC Radio 4 including The Now Show, The Infinite Monkey Cage, and Sketchorama; and recently appeared on the BBC’s Live at Television Centre.

They have topped the iTunes comedy chart with single Farage, supported Mark Thomas on tour and appeared at major festivals from Latitude to Greenbelt.

Their UK tours Stop UKIP (2014), Rock The Vote (2015) and The End Is Nigh (2016) have played to packed theatres, arts centres and comedy venues up and down the country to thousands of audiences.

Alongside all this, Jonny Donahoe has been nominated for a New York Drama Desk Award for hit one-man show Every Brilliant Thing, which has toured internationally and is now also an HBO movie special. Paddy Gervers has grown a cult following for acclaimed podcast Podshambles.

Photo credit: Anna Sonderbloom