Stand-up comedian Phil Jerrod dies from rare cancer

Phil Jerrod, Stand-up comedian and TV writer for shows including Mock the Week and The Now Show, is reportedly death after battling with cancer.

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The Stand-up comedian Phil Jerrod died at the age of 42 on 3rd September 2021.

According to reports Phil was suffering with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects bones and soft tissue.

His death was confirmed by his agency Off The Kerb with the following words;

‘It is with deep sadness we have to announce the death of Phil Jerrod.

“You would always feel better for having spent time with him. I will miss him so much.”

‘Phil peacefully passed away at home after a battle with cancer, with his devoted wife Beck by his side.

Phil’s critically acclaimed stand up and comedy writing meant he was incredibly respected by his peers, supporting and writing with many of his comedy heroes.

‘Phil was a dear friend to us, an incredibly kind and talented man, who was taken far too soon.

‘He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.’

The news of his death has received so many tributes from friends and people he help to become popular. Below are some of the tributes Xorlali.com gathered so far;

“Phil Jerrod was one of my very best friends and I loved him dearly,” Ranganathan wrote on Instagram.

“He was a brilliant comic, but more importantly one of the kindest and loveliest men you could ever meet.

Phil Jerrod started his stand-up career underneath an Angus Steakhouse in 2012. He has a huge fanbase on his podcast Crash Bang Wallop, which launched in 2018.

He was awarded Best Debut Act at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2015, and had taken three critically acclaimed solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Neanderthal 2015, Hypocrite 2016 and Submerged 2017).

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