Jav plays the biggest clubs in the UK– delighting audiences with well crafted jokes and a very likeable stage persona. He is also a well known at 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 in some of the biggest clubs in NZ and Melbourne, on a host of television shows, and was a core member of New Zealand’s longest running comedy show: Scared Scriptless.
Winner – The Press Critics Choice Award ‘Best National Artist’ World Buskers Festival 2012
WINNER – ‘Best Show Wellington’
He has performed on the same bill with top names such as Jimmy Carr, Stewart Lee, Jo Brand and Paul Daniels. He is based in London.
He is also well known for his CARD NINJA act.
“He's gonna be a star” William Burdett-Coutts (Producer of Black Books / Artistic Director of Assembly Theatre)
“Jarquin is seriously talented when it comes to working a crowd” The Stage
“Kept the audience laughing throughout” The Edinburgh Spotlight