Sean Lock is an Award-Winning Stand-Up Comedian, Writer and Actor.
Sean is one of the UK’s most highly acclaimed and original comedians, making his stage debut over 20 years ago.
His stand-up is the product of a hyperactive imagination combining hilariously surreal imagery and insightful observations on the human condition.
Sean Lock has appeared at all the major festivals around the world including Edinburgh, Melbourne, Montreal and the Stavanger Humorfestivat in Norway. Sean has performed in some of the most successful live shows of recent years. Beginning in 1995 when he collaborated with Bill Bailey on Rock, the much-misunderstood music industry spoof later to be serialised on Radio One.
Lock was the winner of The British Comedy Award for Best Stand Up in 2000, he was nominated for a Perrier Award in 2000 and also won the Time Out Award for Comedy in 1995.
On television, Sean Lock is a team captain on the hit Channel 4 show ‘8 out of 10 Cats‘ and has his own show TV Heaven Telly Hell also on Channel 4.
Sean’s extensive television credits include appearances on They Think It’s All Over (BBC) Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC) The World Of Lee Evans (Channel 4) Here’s Johnny (BBC) and The Stand Up Show (BBC).
As a writer, Sean Lock has written and starred in his own BBC sitcom 15 Storeys High, co-created Mark Lamarr Leaving The 20th Century (BBC), and has contributed to such shows as Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC), It’s Only TV But I like It (BBC) and Is It Bill Bailey (Channel 4)..
In 2014 Sean was nominated as Best Male TV Comedian at the 2014 British Comedy Awards for his appearances on 8 out of 10 Cats and 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown.