Since then Dom has made TV shows for the BBC, Five and Sky One, including the acclaimed travel series ‘Dom Joly’s Happy Hour’. In early 2010 Dom filmed a documentary on Tintin for Channel 4, entitled ‘Dom Joly and The Black Island’. Dom was also part of the lineup for ‘I’m a Celebrity: Get Me Out of Here’ 2010 in which he came 4th.
Drawing from his experience in the jungle on ‘I’m a Celebrity: Get Me Out of Here’, Dom would make for topical conversation with his new talk ‘Dom Joly: Dark Tourism’ which is based on his recent book ‘The Dark Tourist’ that is being published this year. For the book he travelled to North Korea, Iran, Chernobyl, Lebanon and Cambodia and has created a thoroughly entertaining travelogue.
Dom has directed viral campaigns for Barclays, Tango, Comet and Cadburys Twisted, as well as music videos for Ian Brown and Wig-Wam (Alex James from Blur and Betty Boo).
Dom is a columnist for the Independent and the Independent on Sunday, as well as an award-winning travel writer for the Sunday Times. Before ‘Trigger Happy TV’, Dom started his working career as a diplomat for the EU in Prague and a Producer for ITN at Westminster!
Dom lives in the Cotswolds and London with his Canadian wife, two kids, two dogs and a cat. In his spare time he is a devout ‘gamer’, a keen scuba diver, a golfer and a political anorak.
Dom is available for a variety of corporate work. From hosting to after-dinner speaking, Dom can add an entertaining and humorous edge to any event. Dom has hosted the glamorous premiere of ‘Modern Warfare 2: Call of Duty’ in Vue Cinema, Leicester Square, he has guest-presented an award at the prestigious BAFTA Video Games Awards, and he has featured on the panel of the live Sky Movies Debate: ‘Which is The Best Batman Movie?’. Previous corporate clients include Cadbury’s, Comet, Barclays, Sky Movies, Volvo, Terry’s Chocolate Orange.
“Just wanted to say a huge thank you for hooking us up with Dom Joly for our British Computer Society 'Information Heroes' campaign and for being generally lovely. I've heard back from [the client] that everything ran smoothly on the day, that Dom was a pleasure to work with and that he's very pleased with the results, so many thanks...”
Information Heroes Campaign
“Dom [was] really well received by the audience and fellow panellists alike.. [his] presentation [was] very funny and anecdotal, which the audience responded well to – we were particularly pleased to discover that Dom actually went to school with Christopher Nolan!”
Sky Movies Debate: Which is the Best Batman Movie?