Jon Harvey: treasuRETROve
The Bill Murray, Islington, United Kingdom
Join pop culture archaeologist Jon on an odyssey into the world’s video dungeon that'll take you to strange, unique places you won't hear about anywhere else. “Brilliant. Please go see.” (Adam Hills)
Chances are, you have no idea who Jon Harvey is. But it's just as likely you've seen something he's made. Now Jon's inviting you to join him he hunts for hidden gems lurking in the world's video dungeon, on a mission to discover the planet’s most amazing examples of unintentional genius. It's a journey through some tapes of the unexpected, taking you to strange, unique places you won't hear about anywhere else.
★★★★ “The most surprising show of the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe… Extraordinary, deliriously enjoyable” (The i/Independent)
★★★★ “Excellent… very funny” (Chortle)
★★★★ “Compelling… See him before he becomes a household name.” (The Scotsman)
★★★★ “His pop culture infatuation is infectious” (EdFest Mag)
★★★★ “Hugely entertaining, with an incredible twist” (Fringe Biscuit)
“Always surprising. Always funny. Which is different from saying he’s surprisingly funny. That would be negative, and I’m being positive.” (Armando Iannucci)
“Brilliant. Please, please, go see.” (Adam Hills)
“There’s a reason you haven’t heard of him.” (Al Murray)
“Deserves quotes.” (Andy Hamilton)
Jon is an award-winning writer, producer and performer with credits including The Thick Of It, Time Trumpet, Have I Got News For You and The Revolution Will Be Televised. In 2018 Jon wrote and produced new political sitcom ‘Lobby Land’ for BBC Radio 4. His online comedy clips have gained over 60 million hits.