Stephen Grant

  • FINALIST BEST COMPERE – CHORTLE AWARDS 2009
  • FINALIST – COMEDY WRITER – MIPTV CANNES 2009
  • WINNER BEST COMPERE – CHORTLE AWARDS 2008
  • WINNER BEST COMEDIAN – JUICY AWARD 2003
  • FINALIST – DAILY TELEGRAPH OPEN MIC AWARD 1998
  • FINALIST – SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY? 1997

Along with his clutch of awards and critical acclaim Stephen Grant must surely have right to the title of hardest working comedian in theUK.  Regular compere of Krater Comedy Club at Komedia, which has won Best Comedy Venue in the South for an unprecedented 7 years. Stephen still finds the time to headline and MC gigs all over the country as well as being a regular guest on The Cutting Edge, deputizing presenter on BBC Southern Counties Radio, warming up and performing on some of the biggest comedy shows on TV and MCing for numerous corporate events.

It is not hard to see why Stephen is so popular, he possesses an energy and intellect which combined make for dynamite comedy.  His speed and dynamism create a magical energy which has audiences rapt and hanging on his every word.

 

LIVE WORK

  • Regular compere – Krater Comedy Club, Komedia
  • Regular act – Tag Comedy, Komedia
  • Regular contributor/guest – The Cutting Edge, The Comedy Store
  • Stephen is in great demand as a compere and headliner at all the major clubs in theUKand also regularly performs overseas including several return trips toChina,Singapore,DubaiandBudapestand a run on a Mediterranean Cruise.

 

Stephen is  sought after to appear at corporate functions and has performed for numerous companies including:

  • JVC
  • Microsoft
  • British Gas
  • B&Q
  • West Ham United
  • London Underground
  •  Coca Cola
  • Honda
  • Bupa
  • Sony
  • Legal & General
  • Budweiser

AWARD CEREMONIES 

Stephen has hosted the following ceremonies

Digital Media Awards                                                     National Publishing Awards

Brighton & Hove Business Awards                                   The Technical Analyst Awards

CharteredInstituteofHousingAwards                             Network Computing Awards

Morrison Facility Services Awards                                   Veterinary Marketing Association Awards

 

FESTIVALS

  • BrightonFestival 1999, 2001-2009
  • EdinburghFestival Fringe 2003, 2004, 2006-2008
  • Latitude 2008
  • Glastonbury2002 – 2003
  • Guildfest 2001 – 2002

RADIO

PRESENTING

  • Deputising presenter on various shows on BBC SCR (2003-2008)
  • The Fan’s Phone In – BBC Sussex (presenter) (2009)
  • The Stephen Grant Show – BBC SCR and podcast (2005-2008)
  • The Brighton Festival – BBC SCR (2002-2004)

RADIO

PERFORMING

  • Assorted characters  – (Aire FM, Metro, TFM, Minster FM, MFM, Fox – 1997-1998)
  • Assorted characters & voices – Radio 1 (1999-2003)
  • Loose Ends – Radio4
  • Political Animal – Radio4
  • 28 Acts in 28 Minutes – Radio4
  • Colin Murray’s Frequently Unanswered Questions – BBC NI

TV 

Presenting

  • Inside Out – BBC1 – 2002-03
  • Noise – BBC1 – 2003
  • BrightonFestival – BBC1 (voice-over) – 2002
  • The 29 Steps – BBC1 – 2001
  • The Estate We’re In – BBC – 2001
  • Stephen Grant’s Journey to the Wasteland – BBC2 – 2000

 

TV

Performing/Guesting

  • No Signal – FX – 2009
  • Generation Sex – C5 – 2008
  • Nuts TV Live – Nuts TV – 2008
  • Sky Poker – Sky – 2008
  • GMTV  – ITV – 2007
  • Britain’s Funniest Comedy Characters – C5 – 2006
  • Bognor or Bust – ITV – 2005
  • Dan & Dusty – ITV – 2004
  • Edinburghor Bust – C4 (main character 6 eps) – 2003
  • Cyber Café – ITV – 2000/01
  • Open Mic – C5 – 1999
  • Comedy Nation – BBC2 – 1999
  • EdinburghNights – BBC1 – 1999
  • Stand Up Live – Live TV – 1998

 

 

WRITING CREDITS

Radio

  • Leading Comedy Writer for BBC Radio 1 (1999-2003) writing for:
  • Scott Mills
  • Zoë Ball
  • Sara Cox
  • Simon Mayo
  • Clive Warren
  • Spoony
  • Mark & Lard
  • Heart Breakfast Show with Jamie Theakston  -Heart Radio (2005)

 

TV

Live & Kicking – BBC1  (2000-2001)                  Top of the Pops – BBC (2000)

Lily Savage Live – ITV (2001)                            Radio 1 TV – BBC Choice (2001)

The Sketch Show – ITV (2001)                           Out There – C5 (2002)

Just Like WatchingBrazil– So TV (2003)                        Public Opinion – BBC1 (2004)

The Saturday Show – BBC1 (2005)                      Guilty Pleasures – Talkback (2005)

 

Print

  • Viz (contributor) – 2004-08
  • The London Paper (columnist) – 2007
  • JTurner Magazine (columnist) – Future Publishing – 2005/06
  • Brighton & Hove Lide – Archant – 2002-06
  • The Last Word – Newsquest Publishing – 2005
  • Le Magazine – Meridian Publishing – 2003
  • Sunday Mirror TV Section- [Ghost writing as Scott Mills] (2000)

 

Online

  • Chortle.co.uk (blogger) – 2006-08
  • Sniffpetrol.com – 2004-06
  • Liveformow.com (columnist) – 1997-2000

 

WARM UP ARTIST

QI (5 series)                                                      Have I Got News For You

Mock The Week (5 series)                                   Harry Hill’s TV Burp

LittleBritain                                                      Celebrity Juice (2 series)

Never Mind The Buzzcocks (3 series)                   They Think It’s All Over (3 Series)

Dave Gorman’s Genius                                       Room 101

Alan Carr’s Ding-Dong                                       The Omid Djalili Show

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross                          Dead Ringers

Deal or No Deal (2 series)                                   Al Murray’s Happy Hour

The Kumars at No.42                                          Alistair McGowan’s Big Impression

So Graham Norton                                             Graham Norton’s Bigger Picture

National Lottery: In It To Win It                          Not Going Out

Celebrity Mastermind                                         Comedy Shuffle

Survivor                                                            Trevor McDonald’s News Knight

The Stephen K Amos Show                                 Johnny Vaughan

Kelsey Grammar’s Sketch Show                          Balls of Steel

Mental                                                              This Week Only

Dog Eat Dog                                                     Imposter

Star Lives                                                          Does Doug Know

Your World Cup Pitch                                        Liar

Your Face or Mine                                             Power

The State We’re In                                             Totally Football

19 Keys                                                             Hardware

Eyes Down                                                        Bognor or Bust

Gamestar Awards                                               Guilty Pleasures

Fortune                                                             Thank God You’re Here

What The Dickens                                              Ornate Johnsons

I’m The Answer                                                 Best in Preschool

You Be The Judge                                              Best of the Worst

Carol Vorderman’s Big Brain Game

 

DVD

  • Stephen Grant: Second –Sunipa Pictures – 2009 in post production
  • Stephen Grant: Taken For Granted – Sunipa Pictures – 2008
  • Stephen Grant: Live at the Theatre Royal – Sunipa Pictures – 2006