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Seann Walsh

Seann Walsh
Born (1985-12-02) 2 December 1985
Lewisham, England
Medium Stand-up, television, radio
Years active 2006-present
Website Official website

Seann Walsh (born 2 December 1985) is an English stand-up comedian and actor.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • Appearances 3
    • Television 3.1
    • Radio 3.2
  • Awards 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Career

Walsh is a graduate of Jill Edwards's comedy workshops[1][2] and performed his first gig in November 2006. He won several awards early in his career including Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year (2009)[3] and Chortle Best Newcomer (2009).[4] Walsh supported Stephen K. Amos on his 2008/09 Find the Funny and 2009/10 The Feelgood Factor tours,[1][2] as well as at the 2010 Reading and Leeds Festival.

Walsh was resident compere at Komedia's Comic Boom in Brighton and has also been an 'audience wrangler' (a more recent version of the traditional warm-up comedian) for QI.[5]

Walsh performed his 2012 show Seann to Be Wild [6] at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and toured the country with it. He has performed shows with fellow comedian Josh Widdicombe named "Ying and Young".[7] His 2013 Edinburgh Fringe show The Lie-In King received good press.[8]

Walsh's stand-up style has been described as "impressively universal, gag-heavy, observational".[8]

Personal life

Walsh was brought up in Brighton.[1][2][9] He left school with one GCSE examination pass, in Drama.[1][2] He is a passionate Queens Park Rangers fan.[10][11]

Walsh lives in London with his girlfriend, actress Rebecca Humphries, whom he met while filming Big Bad World.[11][12]

Appearances

Television

Radio

Awards

References

  1. ^ a b c d Watson, Jonathan (18 July 2013), "Net worth", The Stage: 22–23 
  2. ^ a b c d Jonathan Watson (26 July 2013). "Interview: Seann Walsh". JP Watson. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Seann takes comedian of year title".  
  4. ^ "Chortle Awards". Chortle. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Seann Walsh at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Editor, Spaghetti (2011-11-25). "Spaghetti Gazette - West Midlands UK: Firebox of the Nation: Seann Walsh & Josh Widdicombe - Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall: Thursday 1st March 2012". Spaghettigazetti.com. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  8. ^ a b James Kettle. "Living in Seann Walsh World means having it both ways". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Interview: Seann Walsh". The Brighton Source. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "Seann Walsh". Sky Sports. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  11. ^ a b Ian Taylor, "Seann Walsh", The Inside'R', 1 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  12. ^ Jay Richardson (15 March 2014). "Seann Walsh prefers a lie-down to a stand-up". The Herald. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Seann Walsh at the Internet Movie Database
  • Seann Walsh at Off the Kerb agency
  • Seann Walsh on Twitter
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