‘The distinctly millennial rising star of the Edinburgh Fringe’ (New Statesman) is the presenter and creator of BBC Sounds’s Jacob Hawley: On Drugs which has been featured in the iTunes Top 50 Shows, highlighted in Cosmopolitan’s Top 55 Podcasts and earned him and ARIA (Audio & Radio Industry Awards) 2020 nomination for Best New Presenter. A second series Jacob Hawley: On Love has been commissioned by BBC Sounds.
Jacob is also the creator and star of BBC Radio 4’s Welcome to Britain, a solo show based on his critically acclaimed debut stand-up hour Howl, and he can be regularly heard on BBC 5 Live’s Sarah Brett Show.
His short films have been showcased on BBC Three, his work with UniLad has reached more than 3.5 million viewers, and BBC’s Top Ten Gag’s from Edinburgh have highlighted his jokes.
Jacob has rapidly generated interest as one of the boldest new voices on the circuit with his astute observations and political passion.