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

 

 

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

The Jewish Chronicle, Review of Meshuga Frum

 

 

Has audiences rolling on the floor.

The Jerusalem Post

 

 

A Haredi Michael McIntyre.

Haaretz

 

 

A rare glimpse into a normally inaccessible world.

The i

 

 

Hilarious. Delivered with precision timing, Seinfeld-like.

The 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.

The 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.

The Jewish Home

 

 

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.

The 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.

The Times of Israel, Feature on Ungefiltered

 

 

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

The 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.

The 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