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|Birth name||Milton Hywel Jones|
|Born||16 May 1964|
Kew, London, England
|Genres||One-liner, Deadpan, surreal humour|
|Subject(s)||Everyday life, celebrities, pop culture, human interaction, current events|
|Notable works and roles|| Mock The Week |
Live at the Apollo
Milton Hywel Jones (born 16 May 1964) is an English comedian. His style of humour is based on one-liners involving puns delivered in a deadpan and slightly neurotic style. Jones has had various shows on BBC Radio 4and is a recurring guest panellist on Mock the Week . He won the Perrier comedy award for best newcomer in 1996. and in 2012, Another Case of Milton Jones was awarded silver in the 'Best Comedy' category at the 30th Sony Radio Academy awards. Jones tours the UK periodically and is a regular performer at The Comedy Store in London and Manchester.
Jones wrote the surrealist, partially biographical novel Where Do Comedians Go When They Die?: Journeys of a Stand-Up (2009).
Jones grew up in Kew, Surrey.His father is from South Wales. He attended Middlesex Polytechnic, gaining a diploma in dramatic art in 1985. He is married with three children and lives in the St Margarets suburb of Richmond upon Thames in London. He supports Arsenal.
Jones is a Christian and often performs in churches and at Christian festivals.
He is a patron of the charity Chance for Childhood.
Jones was also a writer for TV shows:he worked on The One Ronnie , Not Going Out and Laughing Cow .
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