David Baddiel is an accomplished comedian, author, screenwriter and television presenter who began his career as writer and star of BBC2 shows The Mary Whitehouse Experience and Newman and Baddiel in Pieces. With fellow comic Frank Skinner, David created and presented the hugely successful Fantasy Football League and Baddiel & Skinner Unplanned, and has since been a regular on panel shows including Would I Lie to You?, 8 Out of 10 Cats and QI to name a few.
In 1992, he performed to over 12,000 people with Rob Newman in the UK’s first ever arena comedy show. He returned to stand-up in 2013 with Fame: Not the Musical and, in 2016, premiered Olivier-nominated show My Family: Not the Sitcom, which ran for 15 weeks in the West End and toured internationally. In 2021, he took his latest show Trolls: Not the Dolls to theatres across the country.
Also an award-winning author, David has written seven children’s books which have now sold over one million copies, alongside four critically-acclaimed adult novels. and in 2021 he released his bestselling new book Jews Don’t Count which explores how antisemitism does not fit into traditional narratives and perceptions of racism.
“Baddiel has mastered the art of stand-up comedy.”
"Thanks to David Baddiel for excellent comedy and hosting of the AV awards. He was very easy to work with and everyone on the team agreed that he would be so hard to follow. Absolutely excellent, thank you!"
"David’s performance was just what we wanted and he was really accommodating. The feedback from the guests has been brilliant..."
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