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He was taught metal work at school by the actor Steve Coogan's dad, and like Coogan he was an altar boy. He proposed to his wife Susan on one knee outside 'Andy's Records', because it was the first place where they kissed. He's worked everywhere, in a factory packing toilet rolls, in a supermarket, in a video shop, at a bingo hall, at a cash and ... See full bio »
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 2011 Comic Relief: Red Nose Day 2011 (TV Movie)
Geraldine McQueen
 2007-2009 Roary the Racing Car (TV Series)
Big Chris / Big Chris (UK)
- Maxi's New Engine (2009) ... Big Chris (voice)
- FB in the Fast Lane (2009) ... Big Chris (voice)
- Roary and Nigel (2008) ... Big Chris (voice)
- Roary on Thin Ice (2008) ... Big Chris (voice)
- Roary Goes Back to School (2008) ... Big Chris (voice)
 2008 Britain's Got the Extra Pop Factor and Then Some 2 + 1 (TV Movie)
Geraldine McQueen
 2008 Special Kay (Video)
Peter Kay
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Victor Kennedy
 2005 Max & Paddy's The Power of Two (Video)
 2005 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (2005) ... Tommy
 2005 Mrs Brown's Boys: The Original Series (TV Series)
Jason - Travel Agent
- Good Mourning Mrs Brown (2005) ... Jason - Travel Agent
 1997-2004 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Eric Gartside / Shopfitter
- Episode #1.5680 (2004) ... Eric Gartside
- Episode #1.5681 (2004) ... Eric Gartside
- Episode #1.4300 (1997) ... Shopfitter
 2002 Roddy Smythe Investigates (Video short)
Tommy Doyle
 2002 Linda Green (TV Series)
- No Friends (2002) ... Eddie
 2002 Last Rumba in Rochdale (Short)
Dad (voice)
 2001-2002 Phoenix Nights (TV Series)
Brian Potter / Max / Paul Le Roy / ...
- Episode #2.6 (2002) ... Brian Potter / Max / Keith Lard / ...
- Episode #2.5 (2002) ... Brian Potter / Max / Keith Lard / ...
- Episode #2.4 (2002) ... Brian Potter / Max / Keith Lard / ...
- Episode #2.3 (2002) ... Brian Potter / Max / Keith Lard / ...
- Episode #2.2 (2002) ... Brian Potter / Max / Keith Lard / ...
 2002 24 Hour Party People
Don Tonay
 2001 Blow Dry
Cyril the Barman
 2000 Going Off Big Time
 2000 The Secret World of Michael Fry (TV Mini-Series)
Barney Barman
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Barney Barman
 2000 That Peter Kay Thing (TV Series)
Marc Park / Paul le Roy / Leonard de Tomkinson / ...
- Leonard (2000) ... Leonard de Tomkinson
- The Arena (2000) ... Matthew Kelly / Shaun Ballen / Johnny Utah aka Craig
- The Ice Cream Man Cometh (2000) ... Mr. Softy Top aka Robert Edge / Signor Whippy / Paul le Roy
- Eyes Down (2000) ... Tom Dale / Patrick O'Neil / Keith Lard / ...
 1999 City Central (TV Series)
- Someone to Watch Over Me (1999) ... Brian
 1999 Butterfly Collectors (TV Movie)
 1998 Comedy Lab (TV Series)
Narrator / Pearl Harman / Paul le Roy / ...
- The Services (1998) ... Narrator / Pearl Harman / Paul le Roy / ...
 1998 Barking (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Various Roles
 1996 Two Minutes (TV Movie)
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Appears in the promotional video for the song "Sleep" by the Scottish band Texas. See more »

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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My best job before being a Stand-Up would have to be when I was Usher at my local cinema in Bolton, I got to see all the movies for free, got free sweets and I told people endings of films as they were going in, like "I didn't know Al Pacino was in Ghost", the bad thing was I had to go on a course to learn how to thread ticket stubs on a needle and thread. See more »


He attended the University of Salford on a Higher National Diploma in Media and Performance in the mid-90s See more »


Regularly incorporates fictional radio station "Chorley FM" into most of his projects See more »

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