James Acaster is an award-winning stand up comedian and podcaster. Described by the Evening Standard as "One of comedy’s most original voices", he's the co-host of the phenomenally successful Off Menu podcast as well as the BBC hit James Acaster's Perfect Sounds. His appearances on Taskmaster and panel shows like Would I Lie To You and Mock The Week have become viral sensations, with tens of millions of views across YouTube and other platforms. Between 2012 and 2016, he received a record-breaking five consecutive nominations for 'Best Comedy Show' at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, and was the first UK comic to shoot more than one Netflix Original special - his quadrilogy Repertoire was released in 2018. His show Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 was the winner of The Most Outstanding Show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2019.