Henning Wehn

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Henning Wehn
Henning Wehn.jpg
Wehn in 2013
Born (1974-04-10) 10 April 1974 (age 40)
Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
Medium Stand-up, television, radio
Nationality German
Website henningwehn.de

Henning Wehn (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛnɪŋ ˈveːn]; born 10 April 1974) is a German stand-up comedian based in London.

Career[edit]

Wehn moved to the UK in 2002 to work in the marketing department of Wycombe Wanderers FC. One evening he saw an open mic night and decided to try comedy.[1][2]

Since October 2003[3] Wehn has been the self-styled "German Comedy Ambassador in London".[4] After beginning his career as "warm-up act" to various comedians in London (including Stewart Lee for Comedy Vehicle), he now has his own act on the British comedy circuit.[5]

In 2006, Wehn appeared as an extra in the horror film remake "The Hills Have Eyes".

Wehn has appeared on the panel shows 8 Out of 10 Cats and QI, and also appeared on Channel 4's political discussion/comedy show 10 O'Clock Live in May 2013. He is also a recurring panellist on both the BBC Radio Five Live comedy sports show Fighting Talk and on the BBC Radio Four panel game The Unbelievable Truth.[6]

He has also appeared on the BBC's Would I Lie to You?, on which he revealed that he spent three weeks on the Interpol missing persons list, having travelled to Morocco with a man he met on a train in Spain.

In 2014, Wehn appeared on the BBC's Room 101.

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