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John Martin (comedian)

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John Martin (born 1962) is a British comedian, writer and author.


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Martin was born in Liverpool, UK in 1962. He is a professional comedian and became the UK's first Government sponsored comedian when he received £40 a week under the enterprise allowance scheme. Since then, Martin has literally travelled the world delighting audiences with his clean, fresh comedy.

Martin has spent years writing material for huge comedy stars such as Ken Dodd, Jimmy Tarbuck and the late Bob Monkhouse. He has also written for The Royal Variety Show and The National Lottery. His television appearances include Today With Des & Mel on ITV. Sir Ken Dodd on ITV's Parkinson described Martin as "a marvelous comedian" and named Martin as his personal favourite comedian today.

In February 1993, Martin entered the Guinness Book of Records for continuously telling jokes for 101 hours 39 minutes.


From an early age, Martin has had a passion for military history. One particular story grabbed his attention that he spent years researching, resulting in him writing a book.

Martin has also written a book on the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, entitled, The Mirror Caught the Sun: Operation Anthropoid 1942.


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