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Top UK Deaf Comedian John Smith brings his critically acclaimed stand-up show to Peterborough for one-night only on the 19th October. Don't miss it!
Born in Newcastle, John became Deaf at the age of 3 and half after contracting meningitis.
John Smith is a profoundly Deaf BSL user. Following on from his hugely successful, first stand up appearance late in 2005, John has moved into bigger and bigger audiences, entertaining in Deaf clubs and theatres countrywide and across Europe . Using his experiences of growing up Deaf in a hearing world John brings his observations to life, engaging his audience in hours of laughter and reflection.
Covering topics such as Current Deaf issues, Deaf politics and school life, John offers an amusing and fascinating insight into being Deaf and the world of British Sign Language.
In 2007 John found international recognition when he performed to audiences throughout Europe including Prague , Holland , France, Germany.
John’s popularity speaks in volumes as most of his UK performances are a sell out and like many of his shows, leave people wanting more.
He has been on TV programmes such as BBCs See Hear, Irelands afternoon television show RTE, Doctors BBC 1 (Actor Supporting Role) and had many recorded interviews.
In 2008, John performed at the Bulmer’s International Comedy Festival. This was a sell out and Irelands first ever Signing week.
He has also had many interviews for newspapers, The Guardian being his most recent. All have been very positive about his act.
So get ready for the best in the UK in Peterborough in October and book your tickets today!