Simon Day

British comedian – The Fast Show, Grass

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Simon Day is a British comedian most famous for his roles in the The Fast Show, sitcom Grass and a series of comedic adverts for Powergen. He appeared on the 2004 Christmas episode of EastEnders as a taxi driver. He also appeared in Run Fatboy Run as a wicked man in the card playing scene.

After graduating from the University of East Anglia, and Bristol Old Vic, Simon Day rose to fame as a stand up comic, winning the Time Out new act of the year in 1991 with his music hall character Tommy Cockles. He then appeared on the BBC One show Paramount City as a weekly guest. He continued working live all over England before joining up with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer for two tours and two series of Big Night Out. He continued to work with Vic Reeves throughout the Nineties.

In 1994 he appeared as a cast regular in Saturday Zoo, Channel 4's Saturday night extravaganza where he appeared as his groundbreaking white rapper Ice Pick. TV credits include Heartbeat, Jonathan Creek, Sensitive Skin, Love Soup, Driving School, and Skins. Film credits include Shakespeare in Love, as a ferryman on the Thames.

In 2008 Simon embarked on his first solo UK stand-up tour entitled 'What a Fool Believes' that saw him play 36 dates. In 2010, Day appeared in the long running BBC TV series Hustle, playing Luke Baincross, a wannabe playboy with a huge country mansion. Also in 2010 he played a hospital porter in BBC TV Series Holby City.

Simon Day has appeared as a pundit on the long running BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Pundit Quiz Fighting Talk on a number of occasions.

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Simon Day

British comedian – The Fast Show, Grass

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