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Chris Addison

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Chris Addison is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor with a career that has spanned over a decade. He is known for his lecture-style comedy shows, two of which he later adapted for BBC Radio 4, as well as for his roles as Ollie in the BBC television satirical comedy The Thick of It and Toby in its spin-off film In the Loop. He also starred in and co-created/wrote Lab Rats, a sitcom that aired on BBC2 in 2008.

Stand up;

After dinner;

Awards' Ceremonies

Cautionary Tales for Grown Ups;

It Wasn't Me: Why Everybody is to Blame You're Not

English

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UK : £7k to £15k

Europe : £15k to £30k

US : £15k to £30k

Asia/Middle East : £15k to £30k

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Chris Addison was born and brought up in Manchester is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor with a career that has spanned over a decade. He is known for his lecture-style comedy shows, two of which he later adapted for BBC Radio 4, as well as for his roles as Ollie in the BBC television satirical comedy The Thick of It and Toby in its spin-off film In the Loop. He also starred in and co-created/wrote Lab Rats, a sitcom that aired on BBC2 in 2008.

He has been a panellist on three of Radio 4's comedy panel games: Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive, first appearing in 2006, Just a Minute, first appearing in 2007, and The Unbelievable Truth, first appearing in 2009.

Addison hosted a series of the Radio 4 comedy series 4 Stands Up, which showcases up-coming and established comedy talent. As host, Addison performs a short opening set and introduces the acts, in the style of a compère at a comedy club. The first episode aired on 2 April 2009. Chris Addison hosts 7 Day Sunday, a satirical news show on BBC Radio 5 Live along with his co-hosts Sarah Millican and Andy Zaltzman. The first episode aired on 10th January 2010 with special guest Andrew Collins. Chris has made appearances as a panellist on Have I Got News For You (five times), Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats (twice).  

Addison has written two books, both published by Hodder and Stoughton: Cautionary Tales for Grown Ups in 2006, followed by It Wasn't Me: Why Everybody is to Blame and You're Not in 2008.

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