Masai Graham is a multi award winning one-liner comedian who hails from the West Midlands.
The former Care worker turned comic has been writing and performing comedy for over a decade, winning accolades including ‘UK Pun Championship 2016, ‘Joke of the Fringe’ 2016 and 2022 (also bagging the unofficial lockdown Some-Bloke-Called-Dave Joke of the Fringe in 2021).
His comedy skills have seen him perform live from Singapore to Dublin. With 10 years of sell out shows at Edinburgh, Leicester and Brighton fringes.
His success has led him to perform as tour support for Gary Delaney, Darren Harriott and Tez Ilias as well as writing for TV shows.
Masai delivers genius one liners, puns and word play with his genuine charm and easy-flowing banter and with his reams of material from clean to naughty, he turns his razor-sharp joke writing skills to any subject.
Masai has built a huge cult following at the Edinburgh Fringe having been performing regularly there for 8 years. His show ‘101 Clean Jokes In 30 mins’ 150 times at the festival which is an incredible feat only to be topped by him performing his show ‘101 Naughty Jokes In 30 mins’ an incredible 300 times at the fringe!
FHM Stand Up Hero – ITV – 2010
Mock The Week – Writer For Darren Harriot – 2017
Midlands Today – BBC – 2019
Out There – ITV – 2019
Mock The Week – Writer For Darren Harriot – 2021
Playing Age Range 30-40
Height 6ft 2″ (187cm)
Driving Licence No
Hair Colour Shaved
Eye Colour Brown
‘Annoyingly good gags and great stage presence’
‘Audience admire the craftsmanship from this cheerful Black Country comic who skirts offence deftly’
Steve Bennett, Chortle.
‘The best ethnic comedian to emerge from the Black Country if you don’t include myself and Lenny Henry’ –
Dave’s best joke of the fringe – 2nd place 2014
Dave best joke of the fringe – 4th place 2015
Dave best joke of the fringe – WINNER 2016
‘Some Bloke called Dave’ best joke of the fringe – WINNER 2021
Dave best joke of the fringe – WINNER 2022
Leicester Festival UK PUN CHAMPION – WINNER 2016
Leicester Comedy Festival Best Promoter – WINNER 2022