Born in 1936, at the age of 25 he became a Rabbi before quitting 3 years later to become a comedian. He has consistently had commerical and critial success with a host of nominations and awards for his shows.
For his show The World According to Me that ran for two and a half years on Broadway he won a Tony Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, an Ace Award, an Emmy Award, and a Grammy nomination, and it toured successfully in America and Europe for two years.
Known for his passion about politics and for commenting on any current issues complete outspokeness this will be the UK's last chance to see Jackie Mason in the UK. As Jackie says, "If it's in the news, it's in the show!"
[posted by Louise, 24/11/2011]