Comic based in London, UK
and International Mr Leather 2003

This website is an archive of my time as International Mr Leather. It contains no pornography or nudity, but it does discuss adult themes. If you are logging on from work or likely to be offended you may wish to reconsider before going any further.

My guide to London's leather and bear scene has moved to

Poster of John wearing a suit, sat in a chair, looking very smart ... except that his trouser leg happens to be on fire. He doesn't seem worried at all. The title is John Pendal - How to Escape from Stuff, to advertise his 2017 solo comedy show
Photo and poster by Steve Ullathorne
I've been performing as a comedian since 2010. There's more information, including videos and my upcoming gig list, on my other website (which is safe for work) at

I have three solo comedy shows: We Are Family ... How to Escape From Stuff and International Man of Leather - available for booking by filling in the form at

24-28 Jan 2019 - M.C. for Mr Chicago Leather 2019 contest, Chicago, Illinois (

22 to 24 March 2019 - teach 3 workshops at Kinkferansen in Oslo, Norway (

Sun 7 April in afternoon - Preview of new show John Pendal: Shame Monster at London Alternative Market, Revolution Bar 140 - 144 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4QT (

16-19 May 2019 - perform comedy and teach 3 workshops at Beyond Leather, West Palm Beach, Florida (

8-10 Nov - teach 3 workshops at HunCon IV, Red Hell, Budapest (

Poster of John wearing a suit looking up and to his right hand side. The title is John Pendal - We Are Family, to advertise his 2018 solo comedy show
Photo and poster by Steve Ullathorne

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