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John Oliver

 
Bio:
Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian, both in the United Kingdom and United States. He came to wider attention for his work on THE DAILY SHOW WITH Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. Oliver won three Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on THE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian, both in the United Kingdom and United States. He came to wider attention for his work on THE DAILY SHOW WITH Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. Oliver won three Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on THE ... (read complete bio)

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John Oliver Biography

Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian, both in the United Kingdom and United States. He came to wider attention for his work on THE DAILY SHOW WITH Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. Oliver won three Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on THE DAILY SHOW and was its guest host for an eight-week period in 2013. In addition to The Daily Show, Oliver co-hosted the satirical comedy podcast The Bugle(2007-2015) with Andy Zaltzman, with whom Oliver had previously co-hosted the radio series Political Animal, and hosted John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central from 2010 to 2013. He has also acted on television, most notably in a recurring role as Ian Duncan on the NBC sitcom Community.


Since 2014, Oliver has been the host of the HBO series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. For his work on Last Week Tonight, Oliver has won six Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award and was included in the 2015 Time 100.




John Oliver News

A CHRISTMAS CAROL To Play Shelter Island's Historic Ram's Head Inn December 10, 2022 Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL To Play Shelter Island's Historic Ram's Head Inn December 10, 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

Vanessa Leuck, Ethan Popp and Broadway on the North Fork are bringing back their sold-out, one-man immersive adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol to Shelter Island's historic Ram's Head Inn for one night only this holiday season.

JUST FOR LAUGHS LONDON Announces Initial Line Up Photo JUST FOR LAUGHS LONDON Announces Initial Line Up
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022

Global leader in comedy, Just For Laughs, in collaboration with leading live entertainment company, AEG Presents, and The O2, the world's most popular music, leisure and entertainment venue, have shared details of the first slate of programming to be added to the first-ever edition of Just For Laughs LONDON.

HBO to Debut Marc Maron Stand-Up Comedy Special In 2023 Photo HBO to Debut Marc Maron Stand-Up Comedy Special In 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

HBO has announced a new stand-up comedy special featuring Marc Maron. The special, which will feature new material, will be taped in front of a live audience at New York City’s Town Hall. Marc Maron has four stand-up specials including “More Later” (2015) on Epix, and “Thinky Pain” (2013), “Marc Maron: Too Real” (2017) and “End Times Fun” (2020)

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Only Make Believe BACK ON BROADWAY Gala Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Only Make Believe BACK ON BROADWAY Gala
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 15, 2022

See photos from the red carpet of Only Make Believe's BACK ON BROADWAY Annual Gala, hosted by John Oliver of HBO's Emmy Award Winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Gabe Mollica's SOLO: A SHOW ABOUT FRIENDSHIP Extended Off-Broadway Photo Gabe Mollica's SOLO: A SHOW ABOUT FRIENDSHIP Extended Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Stand-up comedian and storyteller Gabe Mollica’s off-Broadway debut show ‘SOLO: A Show About Friendship’ has received an extension of its run - new dates are November 17th, 18th and 19th at 9:00pm, in addition to the remaining original run dates of November 9th, 10th and 12th, also at 9:00pm.

Listen: Joe DiPietro Discusses DIANA THE MUSICAL And Upcoming Only Make Believe Gala  Photo Listen: Joe DiPietro Discusses DIANA THE MUSICAL And Upcoming Only Make Believe Gala On WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

Playwright and lyricist Joe DiPietro (Memphis, Nice Work If You Can Get It) sat down with Patrick Oliver Jones, for this week's episode of Why I'll Never Make It, to talk about his long history with theatrical children's charity Only Make Believe as well as a couple of his shows that struggled coming to and surviving on Broadway. Listen here!

ONLY MAKE BELIEVE GALA to Feature Rob McClure, Beth Leavel, Bonnie Milligan, and More Photo ONLY MAKE BELIEVE GALA to Feature Rob McClure, Beth Leavel, Bonnie Milligan, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Only Make Believe is Back on Broadway for its Annual Gala, hosted by John Oliver of HBO's Emmy Award Winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, set for Monday November 14th at 7pm at the St. James Theatre.

Reúne Réquiem For Justice A Poetas, Escritores, Gestores Y Activistas Culturales De Photo Reúne Réquiem For Justice A Poetas, Escritores, Gestores Y Activistas Culturales De Más De 27 Países Del Mundo
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

El arte está haciendo posible una nueva manera de vivir, de soñar y de interrelacionarse con los demás, aseguró la directora general del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal), Lucina Jiménez López, al inaugurar las actividades de Réquiem for Justice, un encuentro internacional de artistas y escritores y escritoras por la justicia social, que se lleva a cabo del 27 al 30 de octubre en recintos del Centro Cultural del Bosque y el Colegio de San Ildefonso.  

Taylor Swift, Beyonce & More Nominated For 2022 People's Choice Awards - Full List of Photo Taylor Swift, Beyonce & More Nominated For 2022 People's Choice Awards - Full List of Nominations
by Michael Major - Oct 26, 2022

Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson will return to host the ceremony for the second consecutive year. Additionally, nominations for the 2022 PCAs were unveiled recognizing the biggest stars across all forms of entertainment, including Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Zendaya, Selena Gomez, Dwayne Johnson and more.

Joe Zimmerman Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square, October 27 - 29 Plus Live Recordi Photo Joe Zimmerman Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square, October 27 - 29 Plus Live Recordings
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022

Comedy Works has announced that Joe Zimmerman will perform at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square: 

John Oliver Videos

VIDEO: John Oliver Reacts to Prince Philip's Passing on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Reacts to Prince Philip's Passing on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2021

He also reveals his excitement over Patrick Radden Keefe’s new book, Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty.

VIDEO: John Oliver Found Meghan Markle's Revelations to Oprah Unsurprising Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Found Meghan Markle's Revelations to Oprah Unsurprising

by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2021

John Oliver talks about the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interview with Oprah, Ted Cruz’s wife’s text messages getting leaked and his show Last Week Tonight.

VIDEO: John Oliver Takes the 'Which Muppet Are You Quiz' on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHE Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Takes the 'Which Muppet Are You Quiz' on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2021

Which Muppet would John Oliver be if he could live in the world of Jim Henson? We made the 'Last Week Tonight' host take a Buzzfeed quiz to find out, and let's just say he's not a Rowlf.

VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Biden's Inauguration on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Biden's Inauguration on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2021

John talks about the challenges of doing his show from home, Joe Biden being sworn in as President, becoming a U.S. citizen while Trump was in office, returning to work on Valentine’s Day, friends from England calling him to talk about the state of the world, and the Capitol attacks.

VIDEO: John Oliver Talks About Voting in His First US Election on THE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Talks About Voting in His First US Election on THE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2020

This is the first American election John Oliver can vote in since he became an American citizen and he said he nearly burst out crying after he cast his ballot.

VIDEO: Josh Charles Talks About His Daughter on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh Charles Talks About His Daughter on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON

by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

Josh Charles gushes about his love for the Baltimore Ravens, explains why there's a cutout of himself at the Ravens' stadium and talks about the unique songs he sings to his daughter before bed.

VIDEO: John Oliver Talks One America News on LAST WEEK TONIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Talks One America News on LAST WEEK TONIGHT

by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2020

John Oliver has returned with another episode of Last Week Tonight, this time to talk about OAN.

VIDEO: John Oliver Discusses President Trump's Response to the Pandemic on LAST WEEK  Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Discusses President Trump's Response to the Pandemic on LAST WEEK TONIGHT

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver discusses President Trump's inconsistent response to the pandemic, including his suggestion of an Easter deadline for sending America back to work, and his reluctance to use the Defense Production Act.

VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Coronavirus, Misinformation, Social Distancing and More on L Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Talks Coronavirus, Misinformation, Social Distancing and More on LAST WEEK TONIGHT

by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2020

As the spread of coronavirus worsens in the US, John Oliver discusses how the government is handling the outbreak, how they're not, and what we can do to help.

VIDEO: John Oliver Spent Two Days with Creepy Silent Japanese Mascots Videoplay
VIDEO: John Oliver Spent Two Days with Creepy Silent Japanese Mascots

by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2020

John Oliver talks about his unnerving experience with two Japanese mascots and the irritating news coverage of Super Tuesday.


John Oliver Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Oliver been in?
John Oliver has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has John Oliver been in?
John Oliver has not appeared in the West End