Javier Jarquin is a regular at the biggest clubs in the UK– delighting audiences with well crafted jokes and a very likeable stage persona.
He is also a well known act in his native New Zealand and headlines gigs across Europe. Before coming to the UK in 2010 Javier spent 4 years working as a professional comedian in New Zealand. After winning the 2007 ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ competition in Christchurch, he played and headlined gigs on the circuit in NZ and Melbourne, appeared on a host of television shows, and was a core member of New Zealand’s longest running comedy show: Scared Scriptless. With an exciting and successful 2014 in the bank, which included a full run at the prestigious Just The Tonic venue at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his debut show Joke Ninja, Javier Jarquin kicked 2015 off with a bang after featuring at the TouMazing Festival in Norway. In August, Javier Jarquin performed his hugely popular ‘Card Ninja’ show to sell out audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Over 3,000 people came to see the show and Javier plans to take it to a theatre near you..soon!