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Rob Delaney comedy special heading to Prime Video

November 20, 2019

Amazon Prime Video and Avalon have announced a brand-new comedy special with Rob Delaney launching globally on January 17th 2020.

Jackie, recorded at the Hackney Empire in London will unpack the horror and the joys of his life in the UK’s capital city: from swimming in tea, unearthing scammers, being a father and a husband, the monarchy, the rise of the sexbots… and the disappearance of his friend Jackie.

Emmy Award-nominated and BAFTA Award winning, Rob is most widely known for the critically acclaimed Channel 4 (UK) Amazon Prime Video comedy Catastrophe, which broadcasts in 132 countries around the world.  An acclaimed movie actor, Rob was a breakout star and fan-favourite as ‘Peter’ in Deadpool 2; is set to appear with Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie in the highly anticipated Bombshell, telling the story of disgraced Fox News C.E.O. Roger Ailes, released in the UK this January; is cast in Warner Bros’ upcoming live-action animation hybrid, Tom and Jerry, set for release in late 2020; and will appear alongside Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline in The Good House.

As a critically acclaimed live stand-up comedian, Rob’s previous sell-out stand-up tour saw him perform two shows at London’s prestigious Royal Festival Hall, while his UK stand-up debut in London saw the entire Soho Theatre run sell out in seven minutes via a single Tweet, making him the fastest selling US performer in the venue’s history. His novel and bestselling memoir, Rob Delaney: Mother Wife Sister Human Warrior Falcon Yardstick Turban Cabbage was released by Spiegel & Grau in the US, and by Little Brown in the UK.  Rob has been named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch and listed as one of The Funniest People on Twitter on such sites as the Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, Vice Magazine, Paste Magazine, Comedy Central and Funny or Die.  TV appearances include: Have I Got News For You, Ellen, The Late, Late Show with James Corden, The Graham Norton Show, Key & Peele, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Would I Lie to You?


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