James jokes about booze. The ultimate happy hour. Why are ales crafty? Why do girls taste better than boys? What's wrong with a sideways glance at merlot? What's it like to grow up in a West Country pub? Dowdeswell is a headline act both in the UK and abroad. His TV appearances include Extras, Russell Howard's Good News and the recent Somersby Cider advert. 'Excellent line in comedy' (Guardian). 'His material is top drawer' **** (Chortle.co.uk). 'Intelligent and inventive' **** (List).