Reviews of Ashley Blaker

A slickly funny stand-up show. A skilled joke-teller.  He is proof that even the most reverent enjoy a little irreverence.

New York Times, Review of Strictly Unorthodox

Imagine John Oliver in a yarmulke.

New York Post

A special vein of comic material. ★★★★

Financial Times, Review of BBC Radio 4 show

Has audiences rolling on the floor.

Jerusalem Post

Relentlessly funny. There’s no doubting that Blaker brings something totally unprecedented to stand-up. ★★★★

Jewish Chronicle, Review of Meshuga Frum

A Haredi Michael McIntyre.


A rare glimpse into a normally inaccessible world.

The i

Hilarious. Delivered with precision timing, Seinfeld-like.

Jewish Press, Review of Strictly Unorthodox

Extraordinary. Blaker raises the bar in kosher entertainment.

5 Towns Jewish Times, Review of Strictly Unorthodox

A unique and hilarious take on Jewish life.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Unforgettable, terrific, fantastic! Yasher Koach for all the laughter you bring to so many people around the world.

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

A wittier man than I’ll ever be.

Matt Lucas, Little Me: My Life From A-Z

The show reinforced the notion that comedy can – and should – bridge the gap between communities through mutual and respectful humour. ★★★★

The Voice Magazine, Review of Observant Jew

A fascinating debut show. Blaker is a great presenter and there are jokes aplenty. Recommended.

British Comedy Guide, Review of Observant Jew

Hilarious. He could make even the most serious yeshiva bochurim giggle.

The Forward

Not-to-be-missed. Relentlessly side-splitting humour. He has orchestrated his show to hilarious perfection.

5 Towns Jewish Times

Think Jackie Mason, but still Orthodox.

New York Jewish Week

Brings a crowd to tears of laughter.

Jewish Link of New Jersey

Audiences line up to get their velvet yarmulkes knocked off by his punchlines.

Jewish Home

There were genuine groans when they said they’d have to call it a night. ★★★★

Jewish News, Review of Prophet Sharing

Glorious. Ashley has a very strong style of comedy that only a few can pull off.

Jewish Telegraph, Review of Meshuga Frum

In his unique style, Ashley didn’t disappoint. A night full of jokes.

Jewish Weekly, Review of Meshuga Frum

Laughter all the way.

Alondon Magazine, Review of Meshuga Frum

A sharply funny 90 minutes which is currently rocking them in the aisles all over Jewish Britain.

Times of Israel, Feature on Ungefiltered

Hilarious. A perfect balance of religion and popular culture. It’s an ideal night full of Jewish comedy. ★★★★

Jewish Chronicle, Review of Ungefiltered

He sends up religious and secular Jews alike and they roar with laughter.

Jewish Renaissance Magazine

His act has to be seen to be appreciated and it really is appreciated.

Jewish Chronicle, Feature from October 2015

Laugh out loud.

Alondon Magazine

A barrel of laughs.

Mishpacha Magazine

Blaker can take whatever direction his life goes in and make that funny.

Ami Magazine