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Alan Carr

Comedian

Alan Graham Carr is an English comedian and television personality. In 2001, he won the City Life Best Newcomer of the Year and the BBC New Comedy Award.

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Peter Kay

Comedian

Peter John Kay is an English comedian. He has written, produced, and acted in several award winning television and film projects

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Jason Manford

Comedian

Jason John Manford is an English comedian, television presenter and actor. His presenting credits have included Comedy Rocks, The One Show and A Question of Sport

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Jack Whitehall

Comedian

One of the hottest young comedians in the UK. Has his own TV show and works as a regular TV host and guest.

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Frankie Boyle

Comedian

Francis Martin Patrick “Frankie” Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his controversial sense of humour.

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Johnny Vegas

Comedian

Johnny Vegas is an English actor and comedian. He is known for his angry rants, surrealism, portly figure and high husky voice

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John Bishop

Comedian

John Joseph Bishop is an English comedian. His television debut came on The Panel.

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Jimmy Carr

Comedian

James Anthony Patrick “Jimmy” Carr is an English comedian and humourist. He is known for his deadpan delivery, dark humour, and use of edgy one-liners. He is also a writer, actor and presenter of radio and television.

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Max Boyce

Comedian

Maxwell “Max” Boyce MBE is a Welsh comedian, singer and entertainer. He rose to fame during the mid-1970s with an act that combined musical comedy with his passion for rugby union and his origins in the mining communities of South Wales.

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Alun Cochrane

Comedian

Alun Cochrane is a British stand-up comedian. He was born in Glasgow and raised in Mirfield, West Yorkshire. Alun has several television appearances to his name, most recently Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow he’s also often seen on Eight out of ten cats, Mock The Week, and has appeared on Soccer A.M and Live At The Comedy Store.

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Stewart Francis

Comedian

Stewart Francis is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor and writer. In addition to his work in Canada and the USA, he frequently tours in the UK and appears on British television. Both of Francis’ parents are British.

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Sean Lock

Comedian

Sean Lock is an English comedian and actor. He began his comedy career as a stand-up comedian. He won the British Comedy Award in 2000 in the category of Best Live Comic, and was nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award.

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Ricky Tomlinson

Comedian

Eric Tomlinson, known by his stage name Ricky Tomlinson, is an English actor, comedian and activist best known for his roles as Bobby Grant in Brookside, DCI Charlie Wise in Cracker and Jim Royle in The Royle Family

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Ricky Gervais

Comedian

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, director, producer, musician, writer, and former radio presenter.

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Micky Flanagan

Comedian

Michael “Micky” Flanagan is an English comedian. Flanagan has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and toured Britain with stand-up shows

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Ken Dodd

Comedian

Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE is a British comedian and singer-songwriter, famous for his frizzy hair or “fluff dom” and buck teeth or “denchers”, his favourite cleaner, the feather duster (or “tickling stick”) and his greeting of “How tickled I am!”, as well as his send-off “Lots and Lots of Happiness!

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Jim Bowen

Comedian

Jim Bowen is an English stand-up comedian and TV personality. He is best known as the host of the ITV game show Bullseye, which he hosted between 1981 and 1995 and his catch-phrase “Super, smashing, great”

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Frank Skinner

Comedian

Frank Skinner is a British writer, comedian and actor. He is best known for his television presenting, often alongside David Baddiel, with whom he also collaborated for the football song “Three Lions.”

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Jamie Sutherland

Comedian

A headline act on the comedy circuit, working for some of the countries finest clubs including Sheffield Last Laugh, Jongleurs, and Comedy Central. Jamie also provides pre match entertainment at Premiership clubs Stoke City, Wigan Athletic

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Zack Stevens

Comedian

Think daft, zany comedy, and think Zack Stevens

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Vince Earl

Comedian

Vince ‘Mark’ Earl is an English singer, comedian and actor most famous for his portrayal of the character Ron Dixon in the soap opera Brookside.

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Ted Robbins

Comedian

Ted Robbins is an English comedian who currently presents a morning show on BBC Radio Lancashire.

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