Mark Thomas was born in 1963 and raised in London. He was educated at boarding school and went on to be a standup. In 1996, Channel 4 gave him his own series, The Mark Thomas Comedy Product, and he began to combine comedy with political activism. In 2004, he won the Global Defence of Human Rights award. His current tour, and new book, Extreme Rambling, is about his walk along the entire Israeli separation barrier.
When were you happiest?
A minute after getting married. The registrar asked my wife how she felt. She replied, "Trapped!" Perfect.
What is your greatest fear?
Getting asked to go on a reality TV programme and agreeing.
What is your earliest memory?
My mum cooking on a Baby Belling
Which living person do you most admire, and why?