Stephen Bailey is a comedian, television personality and writer, whose friendly and open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most sought after acts in UK comedy today. He is ‘annoyingly sharp’ (The New Current) and audiences relate to his sassy style as he takes to the stage with ‘fantastic natural wit and charisma’ (Edinburgh Festivals). His connection to the audience is what makes him a stand-out act as he continues to be a comedian that can engage with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
In 2015, his show was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award (Best Show).
His star has started to rise over the past 18 months as he has become a regular face on ITV’s Weekend with Aled & Channel 5’s Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and made guest appearances on numerous shows including ITV2’s Safeword & CelebAbility, ITVBe’s Kate’s Wardrobe Secrets, W’s Celebrity Advice Bureau and Channel 5’s It’s Not Me, It’s You.
He is currently back on the road supporting Katherine Ryan on her Glitter Room tour and in 2018 will see Stephen travel the country with his own headline tour as he heads out with his five-star, critically-acclaimed show Stephen Bailey: Can’t Think Straight, which sees him through 35 cities.
He also guest hosted Sunday Takeover on Virgin Radio, featured on The Art’s Show with Jonathan Ross on BBC Radio 2 and was named one of Attitude Magazine’s Top 100 Bachelors of the Year.
As well as being a working-class, ginger, gay, northern comic, he is also a black belt in Tae Kwon-Do, has a degree in Languages AND loves a conspiracy theory (preferably involving a celebrity and a cucumber).
“An arch-bitch with a winning smile, everyone’s favourite gay best friend” The Reviews Hub