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. ★★★★

Jewish Chronicle, Review of Meshuga Frum



Has audiences rolling on the floor.

Jerusalem Post



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



Ashley Blaker is really funny.




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



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