Guilty pleasure' (Daily Record), 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).
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 & The Great Xmas Rant, ITVBe's Kate's Wardrobe Secrets, W's Celebrity Advice Bureau and Channel 5’s It's Not Me, It's You.
He has supported Katherine Ryan & Jenny Eclair on their UK tours and this year sees 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.
A vocal supporter of LGBT rights, he regularly contributes articles to Attitude magazine and the Huffington Post, which made him the perfect choice to host Stonewall's 25th Anniversary Party and his recent interview for AOL Build about the LGBT movement went viral.
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).