Comedian Joe Pasquale has continued to delight audiences with his live stand-up tours for over 30 years. Along the way he’s voiced characters for Hollywood movies Garfield: A Tale of Two Kittens; Horton Hears A Who! Children’s television animation – Frankenstein’s Cat and starred in The Muppets’ 25th Anniversary show.
Joe made his theatrical debut in 1999 in Larry Shue’s ‘The Nerd’ which prompted Time Out to describe his performance as “rib-shatteringly funny” and went on to appear in the touring productions of Tom Stoppard’s ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead in 2004’; Mel Brooks’ ‘The Producers’ in 2007; ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in 2010, ‘Doctor in the House’ with Robert Powell in 2012; ‘Ha Ha Holmes – The Hound Of The Baskervilles’ (2013-2015); in the West End and touring production of ‘Spamalot’ in the starring role of ‘King Arthur’ and most recently in the lead role of Frank Spencer of ‘Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em’, which is due to return to UK theatres in Spring/Summer 2022. In 2021 joe was the first show to hit the stage at the end of lockdown
and took to the stage again in the two-hander play, alongside Sarah Earnshaw…the play written by the legendary John Godber… ‘April In Paris’. Added to this Joe was crowned King of the Jungle in ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here in 2004; He hosted his own ITV Special ‘An Audience With Joe Pasquale’, hosted the long-running television series ‘The Price Is Right’ for ITV, starred in ITV’s Dancing on Ice in 2013; dangled from the ceiling of the London Palladium(!) in 2016 and 2017 for ITV’s Live From the Palladium; taken part in ITV’s Sugar Free Farm; appeared on 5 Royal Variety Performances and most recently, took part in ITV1’s ‘The All New Monty: Who Bares Wins’ for Stand Up To Cancer, as well as numerous appearances on both BBC’s ‘Celebrity Mastermind’ …Richard Osman’s house of games… Celebrity Eggheads…and ITV’s ‘The Chase’.
Having qualified as a pilot and taken up boxing and running, Joe has continued to enhance his ‘action man’ credentials by competing in a celebrity edition of Total Wipeout against the likes of Fatima Whitbread and Sally Gunnell; He achieved the ‘most amount of martial arts throws in a minute on Guinness World Records Smashed; spent time in a Costa Rican prison for Virgin One’s ‘The Prisoner X’ documentary season and was shipped off to the jungles of Guyana for the Discovery Channel’s Alone in the Wild series, where he survived alone with a camera, in the depths of the rainforest for 5 days!
He Has two anthologies of short horror stories out: ‘Deadknobs and Doomsticks’ volumes i and ii, and is currently writing a third tome.
And when he finds the time, Joe is continuing to study for his Open University Degree in Geo Sciences!