As a successful and much sought-after stand up, actor,
writer and presenter, Jack Whitehall has firmly established himself
as one of the UK's most exciting and successful comedy talents, a
status cemented by his crowning as the King of Comedy at the 2012
and 2013 British Comedy Awards.
A talented actor, Jack received critical acclaim and another
British Comedy Award nomination for his portrayal of former public
schoolboy JP in the hit C4 comedy drama Fresh Meat. Jack received
similar praise for his revival of JP in the second series of the
show, as well as being nominated for Best Comedy Performance at the
Royal Television Society Awards. Series 3 was also brilliantly
received by critics and audiences alike.
In 2012 Jack created hit school-based sitcom Bad Education,
which concluded this year after three critically-acclaimed series.
Jack starred in the show as hapless history teacher Alfie Wickers
alongside a stellar cast including Matthew Horne and Harry Enfield.
It was nominated in 2013 for Best Sitcom at the British Comedy
Jack also hosts his own chat show with his father Michael on
BBC 3 entitled Backchat and is a regular panellist for Sky 1's A
League of Their Own. Other recent television appearances include
QI, Big Fat Quiz of the Year, The Graham Norton Show, Sunday Night
at the Palladium and Have I Got News For You.
His first stand-up DVD, Jack Whitehall Live, was released in
November 2012 and entered into the Top Ten Comedy DVD Charts for
Christmas 2012. This year he completed his first arena tour,
performing Jack Whitehall Gets Around to packed houses across the
UK. The show saw Jack performing in a unique 'in the round' setting
on a circular stage at the centre of the arena, a UK first for a
solo stand-up tour. The DVD of the tour show, Jack Whitehall Gets
Around: Live From Wembley Arena, was released on