Tom Craine is an award winning stand-up comedian, screen writer, and sketch performer.

Tom writes the hit BBC3 sitcom series Josh with Josh Widdicombe, created, writes and appears in Climaxed for BBC3, wrote and starred in two critically acclaimed BBC Radio 4 series with his sketch group Jigsaw, and is a core writer for the RTS Award Winning and twice BAFTA nominated The Last Leg (Channel 4). 

Tom has appeared on shows such as Drunk History (Comedy Central), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3), Josh (BBC3), Safeword (ITV2), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Weekend (ITV) and as a correspondent for The Last Leg (Channel 4).  He has also hosted The Tom Craine Story Show for Radio X, investigative reports for Inside Out (BBC1), and the hour long documentary Glastonbury: Jesus to Jay-Z  for BBC1.  He recently made his feature film acting debut alongside Ricky Tomlinson in Gloves Off

At the Edinburgh Festival Tom has gained countless 4 and 5 star reviews for his shows, as well as Critics’ choice in The Guardian, New Statesman, Daily Mail and Independent, as well as Top 5 shows at the Fringe in The Times. He has also supported Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdicombe and Russell Kane on tour.

Tom is also a much in demand writer. A core writer for every series of the award winning The Last Leg, including their coverage of both the London and Rio Paralympics, his CV also includes Mock The Week (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC2) and QI (BBC2) amongst many other shows. He has also written for The Guardian, while his monthly piece for Cosmopolitan Magazine (Sex & The Single Guy), won Best Column at the UK Dating Awards.

 

TV APPEARANCES:

Drunk History (Comedy Central)

Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3)

Josh (BBC3)

Climaxed (BBC3)

Inside Out (BBC1)

Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC)

Safeword (ITV2)

Weekend (ITV)

History Of Lego (Channel 5)

Dr Who: The Ultimate Guide (BBC3)

Glastonbury: Jesus to Jay-Z (BBC1)

Fake Reaction (ITV2)

Live At The Electric (BBC3)

How To Win Eurovision (BBC3)

Bitesize History (BBC2)

Two Players (Channel 4)

Arnie’s Greatest Stunts (Channel 4)

Golf’s Funniest Moments (Sky)

The Premier League’s Greatest Moments (BBC3)

England’s Worst Ever Football Team (BBC3)

Phil’s Ill (Dave) 

Arthur Smith’s Comedy Club (ITV)

FILM CREDITS:

Gloves Off (Cinema release late 2016)

WRITING CREDITS:

Josh (BBC3)

Climaxed (BBC3)

Jigsaw (BBC Radio 4)

The Last Leg (Channel 4)

QI (BBC1)

Have I got News For You? (Channel 4)

The Last Leg at the Rio Paralympics (Channel 4)

Jack Whitehall’s Training Days (Youtube)

Stand Up To Cancer (Channel 4)

The Now Show (BBC Radio 4)

Insert name Here (BBC2)

Michael McIntyre Chat Show (BBC1)

Geoff Hacks (BBC iPlayer)

Last Leg At The Paralympics (Channel 4)

The Sharp End (sitcom pilot BBC Radio 2)

Seann Walsh World (Comedy Central)

8 out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)

Rhod Gilbert’s Goals Galore (BBC3)

The Mad Bad Ad Show (Channel 4)

Twit Of The Year (Channel 4)

Chris Addison’s Show & Tell (Channel 4)

Robert’s Webb (Channel 4)

Stand Up For The Week (Channel 4)

RADIO APPEARANCES:

Tom Craine Story Show (Radio X)

Jigsaw series 1 & 2 (BBC Radio 4)

Stephen K Amos’ “Idiots Guide” (BBC Radio 4)

The Tom Craine Show (BBC Bristol)

Josh Widdicombe Show - regular guest (XFM)

Rhod Gilbert’s Jest A Minute (BBC Wales)

Sketchorama (BBC Radio 4)

Rhod Gilbert Show - regular sidekick (BBC Wales)


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