Marcus Brigstocke is one of Britain’s finest comedians and broadcasters as well as performing in the West End in performances of The Railway Children and Spamalot.
Marcus Brigstocke began his comedy career in Bristol whilst studying drama at University and soon won the BBC New Comedian of 1996. He has since emerged as a major comedy, writing and acting talent, performing in the UK and beyond and has become a regular voice on BBC Radio with an impressive list of TV and film credits.
The Edinburgh festival has been a regular haunt for Marcus and has seen him receive a great deal of critical acclaim over the years performing at almost every festival since 1996.
TV appearances also include Live from the Apollo (with Jack Dee), Have I Got News For You, The A-Z of Music and News Knight alongside Sir Trevor McDonald on ITV. Marcus Brigstocke’s Trophy People was a documentary series following those who compete at the highest level in unusual hobbies – Scrabble champions, competitive bell-ring ringers, youth debaters and model aeroplane builders and flyers.
Radio 4 has become a second home for Marcus as he is rarely off the 18.30 slot in one form or another. He is the regular angry young man on The Now Show with Punt and Dennis. He has written and recorded three series of Giles Wemmbley-Hogg Goes Off and 4 ‘specials’. The Museum Of Everything with long time writing and performing friends Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell is currently being developed for TV. He played the head of a consultancy firm – Unthinkable Solutions as Ryan Packer in Think The Unthinkable.
Marcus Brigstocke makes for a great comedian or awards host for corporate audiences.
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