Ade Edmondson Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English actor, comedian, director, writer and musician.
Adil Ray Adil Ray (born 26 April 1974) is a British actor and radio and television presenter.
Adrian Edmondson Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson is an English comic actor, writer, musician, television presenter and director.
Adrian Truss Adrian Truss is a British-born actor, writer, and director now living in Canada whose more recent work is as a voice actor for animated children's TV shows, Movies and commercials.
Ali Cook Ali Cook (also credited as Alistair Cook) is an English magician and actor originating from Yorkshire.
Alice Lowe Alice Eva Lowe (born 3 April 1977) is an English actress and writer, mainly in comedy.
Andrew Nicholls and Darrell Vickers Andrew Nicholls (born July 14, 1957, in Croxley Green, England) and Darrell Vickers (born July 17, 1957, in Meadow Cottage, England) are a prolific Hollywood writing team.
Barry Cryer Barry Charles Cryer OBE (born 23 March 1935) is a British writer and comedian.
Ben Elton Benjamin Charles "Ben" Elton (born 3 May 1959) is an English comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
Bill Oddie William Edgar "Bill" Oddie OBE (born 7 July 1941, Rochdale, Lancashire, England) is an English author, actor, comedian, artist, naturalist and musician, who became famous as one of The Goodies.
Brenda Gilhooly Brenda Gilhooly (born 1964 in Epsom, Surrey) is an English comedienne.
Charlie Brooker Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English satirist and broadcaster.
Charlie Higson Charles Murray "Charlie" Higson (born 3 July 1958), is an English actor, comedian, author and former singer.
Charlotte Reather Charlotte Reather is an English comedy writer, performer and journalist.
Chris England Chris England (born 20 January 1961, Oldham) is an English writer and actor.
Chris Langham Christopher "Chris" Langham (born 14 April 1949) is an English writer, actor, and comedian.
Clive Anderson Clive Anderson (born 10 December 1952) is a British radio and television presenter and comedy author who was formerly a barrister.
Clive Coleman Clive Coleman is an English barrister turned BBC News legal correspondent, who is also an award-winning comedy and sitcom writer.
Craig Brown (satirist) Craig Edward Moncrieff Brown (born 23 May 1957) is an English critic and satirist, best known for his work in Private Eye.
Dan Tetsell Dan Tetsell (born 2 July 1974) is an actor, comedian and writer for radio, television and stage.
Danny Baker Danny Baker (born 22 June 1957, Deptford, South London) is an English comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter.
David Armand (comedian) David Armand is an English comedian, actor and writer who has performed on stage, film, radio and most notably, television, where he has appeared in Fast and Loose, Pulling, The Armstr...
David Croft (TV producer) Major David John Croft OBE (7 September 1922 – 27 September 2011), born David John Andrew Sharland, was an English writer, producer and director.
David Nobbs David Gordon Nobbs (born 13 March 1935 in Petts Wood, Kent) is an English comedy writer.
David Walliams David Edward Williams (born 20 August 1971), known as David Walliams, is an English comedian, actor, author and television presenter, well known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the ...
Debbie Barham Deborah Ann "Debbie" Barham (20 November 1976 – 20 April 2003) was an English comedy writer who died at the age of 26 of heart failure brought on as a result of anorexia.
Denis Goodwin Denis Goodwin was a radio and television comedy scriptwriter and actor, best known for his writing partnership with Bob Monkhouse, with whom he also compèred the Smash Hits programme on Radi...
Derren Litten Derren Litten (born 21 December 1970) is a British comedy writer and actor.
Dionne Hughes Dionne Hughes (also known as Miss London or London Hughes) is a british comedienne, television writer and CBBC Presenter.
Doug Naylor Douglas R. Naylor (born 1955) is an English comedy writer, science fiction writer, director and television producer.
Douglas Adams Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English writer, humourist, and dramatist.
Eddie Braben Edwin Charles "Eddie" Braben (31 October 1930 – 21 May 2013) was an English comedy writer and performer best known for providing material for Morecambe and Wise.
Eric Chappell Eric Chappell (born 1933, Grantham, Lincolnshire) is an English comedy writer who wrote and co-wrote a number of the UK's biggest sitcom hits during the 1970s, '80s, and '90s.
Eric Idle Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer and comedic composer.
Eric Sykes Eric Sykes CBE (4 May 1923 – 4 July 2012) was an English radio, television and film writer, actor and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years.
Ernie Wise Ernest Wiseman, OBE (27 November 1925 – 21 March 1999), known by his stage name Ernie Wise, was an English comedian, best known as one half of the comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, who became...
Felix Dexter Felix Dexter (26 July 1961 – 18 October 2013) was a British actor, comedian, and writer.
Geoffrey Perkins Geoffrey Howard Perkins (22 February 1953 – 29 August 2008) was a comedy producer, writer and performer, and an important figure in British comedy broadcasting.
Graham Chapman Graham Arthur Chapman (8 January 1941 – 4 October 1989) was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.
Harry Hill Harry Hill (born Matthew Keith Hall; 1 October 1964) is a British comedian, author and television presenter best known for narrating You've Been Framed! since 2004 and hosting Harry ...
Hayden Black Hayden Black (born 27 July 1976) is an English actor and writer best known for critical & commercial comedy Internet/TV hit Goodnight Burbank and BBC America's "The Brit List.
Hugh Dennis Peter Hugh Dennis (born 13 February 1962) is an English comedian, actor, writer, impressionist and voice-over artist, best known for being one half of Punt and Dennis with comedy partner Steve ...
Humza Arshad Humza Mohammed Arshad (حمزه محمد ارشد; born 3 June 1985) is a British actor, comedian and writer of Pakistani descent.
Ian Hislop Ian David Hislop (born 13 July 1960) is a British journalist, satirist, comedian, writer, broadcaster and editor of the magazine Private Eye.
Jimmy Mulville James Thomas "Jimmy" Mulville (born 5 January 1955) is an English comedian, comedy writer, producer and television presenter.
Jo Enright Jo Enright (born 1968, Birmingham, West Midlands) is an English stand-up comedian and actress who has appeared in a number of television and radio comedy programmes.
Joe Wilkinson Joe Wilkinson (born 2 May 1975) is a British comedian, actor and writer.
John Cleese John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer.
John Finnemore (writer) John David Finnemore (born 28 September 1977) is a British comedy writer and actor, best known for his radio sitcom Cabin Pressure and his radio sketch show John Finnemore's Souvenir Progr...
Julia Davis Julia Davis is an English actress, comedian, writer, producer, director and musician, best known for writing and starring in the BBC Three comedy Nighty Night (2004-2005) and the period sit-...
Karl Lucas Karl Lucas is an English comedian, actor and writer, who has written for and appeared in a number of television, music videos and radio comedy programmes, as well as various theatre productions.
Karl Theobald Karl Theobald (born 5 August 1969) is an English comedian and actor, best known as Dr. Martin Dear in Channel 4 sitcom Green Wing, and for his physical comedy style.
Kevin Bishop Kevin Bishop (born 18 June 1980) is an English actor and comedian, best-known for The Kevin Bishop Show, which he co-wrote with Lee Hupfield.
Laura Solon Laura Madalene Solon (born April 1979) is an English comedian, actress, writer, and winner of the 2005 Perrier Comedy Award, only the second woman to win as a solo performer (the first being Jen...
Laurence Marks (British writer) Laurence Marks (born 8 December 1948, Camden, London, England) is a British sitcom writer and one half of writing duo Marks & Gran, his collaborator being Maurice Gran.
Laurie Rowley Laurence Peter Rowley, better known as Laurie Rowley (30 July 1941 – 16 August 2009) was an English comedy writer from Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire.
Leila Hoffman Leila Hoffman (née Rothstein) (born 1934 in Hackney) is an English comedian, actress and writer.
Linda Smith (comedian) Linda Helen Smith (29 January 1958 – 27 February 2006) was a British stand-up comedian and comedy writer.
Malcolm Hardee Malcolm Hardee (5 January 1950 – 31 January 2005) was an English comedian, author, comedy club proprietor, compère, agent, manager and "amateur sensationalist".
Mark Billingham Mark Philip David Billingham (born 2 July 1961) is an English novelist whose series of "Tom Thorne" crime novels are best-sellers in that particular genre.
Mark Gatiss Mark Gatiss (born 17 October 1966) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist.
Mark Thomas Mark Clifford Thomas (born 11 April 1963) is an English comedian, presenter, political activist and reporter from south London.
Marty Feldman Martin Alan "Marty" Feldman (8 July 1934 – 2 December 1982) was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor, easily identified by his bulbous and crooked eyes.
Mathew Horne Mathew Frazer Horne (born 6 September 1978) is an English actor, stand-up comedian, television presenter and narrator best known for appearing on several BBC sketch shows and sitcoms, most notab...
Matt Lucas Matthew Richard "Matt" Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is an English comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little B...
Mel Smith Melvin Kenneth "Mel" Smith (3 December 1952 – 19 July 2013) was an English comedian, writer, film director, producer and actor.
Michael "Atters" Attree Michael "Atters" Attree (born 22 April 1965, Colchester Military Hospital) is a British satirist, comedy writer, performer and comedian.
Michael Palin Michael Edward Palin, CBE, FRGS is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter best known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and for his travel docume...
Miles Kington Miles Beresford Kington (13 May 1941 – 30 January 2008) was a British journalist, musician (a double bass player for Instant Sunshine and other groups) and broadcaster.
Morwenna Banks Morwenna Banks is a British comedy actress, writer and producer known for her role in the Channel 4 comedy series Absolutely, where her best-known character was a schoolgirl, with ripped ti...
Nabil Abdul Rashid Mohamed Nasir Nabil Abdul Rashid ibn Suleman Obineche (born 3 September 1987) is an English comedian of Nigerian descent.
Nev Fountain Nev Fountain, born Steven John Fountain, is an English writer, best known for his comedy work with writing partner Tom Jamieson on the radio and television programme Dead Ringers.
Nick Tanner (actor) Nick Tanner is an English playwright, actor and comedian, and a member of the comedy troupe The Hollow Men.
Norman Giller Norman Giller (born 18 April 1940 Stepney, East End, London) is a prolific English author, a sports historian and television scriptwriter.
Patrick Barlow Patrick Barlow (born 18 March 1947) is an English actor, comedian and playwright.
Paul Mayhew-Archer Paul Mayhew-Archer is a writer, producer and script editor for the BBC.
Rebecca Front Rebecca Louise Front (born May 1964) is a BAFTA award–winning English comedy actress and occasional writer best known for her performances in The Thick of It, and series of critically acclai...
Richard Hurst Richard Hurst is a British writer and director of comedy, theatre and television.
Ricky Gervais Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, director, producer, musician, writer, and former radio presenter.
Ricky Tomlinson Eric Tomlinson (born 26 September 1939), 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 C...
Rob Grant Robert Grant is an English comedy writer and television producer, who was born in Salford and studied Psychology at Liverpool University for two years.
Ronnie Barker Ronald William George "Ronnie" Barker, OBE (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor, comedian and writer.
Rowan Atkinson Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter who is best known for his work on the sitcoms Mr. Bean and Blackadder.
Rupert Russell Rupert Russell is an English playwright, actor, and comedian, and a member of the comedy troupe The Hollow Men.
Russell Brand Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, and author.
Russell Kane Russell Kane (born 19 August 1980) is an English writer, comedian, and actor.
Sadia Azmat Sadia Azmat (born 1987) is an English stand-up comedian of Pakistani descent.
Sally Hawkins Sally Cecilia Hawkins (born 27 April 1976) is an English actress.
Sam Spedding Sam Spedding is an English actor and comedian, and a member of the comedy troupe The Hollow Men.
Shaun Pye Shaun Pye is an English actor, comedian, writer, critic, television producer, editor and journalist, known for co-creating the animated sketch comedy Monkey Dust with the late Harry Thompson...
Stanley Unwin (comedian) Stanley Unwin (7 June 1911 – 12 January 2002), sometimes billed as "Professor" Stanley Unwin, was a British comedian, actor and comic writer, and the inventor of his own language, "U...
Stephen Fry Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist.
Stephen Merchant Stephen James Merchant (born 24 November 1974) is an English writer, director, radio presenter, comedian, and actor.
Steve Pemberton Steve James Pemberton (born 1 September 1967) is an English actor, comedian, writer and performer, most famous as a member of The League of Gentlemen along with fellow performers Reece Shear...
Steven Berkoff Steven Berkoff (born 3 August 1937) is an English actor, author, playwright and theatre director.
Terry Newman Terry Newman is an award-winning British playwright, screenwriter and comedy writer.
Tim Brooke-Taylor Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE (born 17 July 1940) is an English comic actor.
Tim Key Tim Key (born 2 September 1976 in Cambridgeshire) is an English actor, writer, and performance poet.
Tom Basden Tom Basden is a British actor and comedy writer, and a member of the British four-man sketch group Cowards.
Tony Hancock Anthony John "Tony" Hancock (12 May 1924 – 24 June 1968) was an English comedian and actor.
Tony Sarchet Tony Sarchet is a British television and radio writer for alternative comedy shows.
Tracy-Ann Oberman Tracy-Ann Oberman is an English television, theatre and radio actress.
Vic Reeves James Roderick Moir (born 24 January 1959), better known by the stage name Vic Reeves and sometimes credited as Jim Moir, is an English comedian, best known for his double act with B...