Lloyd Langford

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Lloyd Langford
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Lloyd Langford hosting Bright Club London in November 2011
Born August 1983 (age 30)
Bristol, England
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Comedian

Lloyd Langford (born August 1983) is a Welsh comedian and comedy writer. He is originally from Baglan, Neath Port Talbot and currently lives in London.[1][2] He studied film and television at the University of Warwick and regularly was MC at Warwick Comedy's weekly Sunday night stand-up show.

Langford was a regular panellist on Ask Rhod Gilbert and has written additional material for TV shows Live at the Apollo, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and The King is Dead. He has provided audience warm-up on QI[3] and has also been a contributor on Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience. He has also appeared as a guest on several comedy and panel shows, including Russell Howard's Good News and 8 Out of 10 Cats, and has written for a few other shows.[4] Langford has provided the voice of Elvis in the new Fireman Sam.[5][6]

Langford had been a guest comedian on The Jon Richardson Show. He co-hosted the radio show Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs and played Rhod Gilbert's brother on pilot sitcom Rhod Gilbert's Leaving Llanbobl. Currently he sometimes co-hosts Gilbert's weekly show on BBC Radio Wales. He has appeared several times on the BBC's radio comedy panel The Unbelievable Truth.

Langford occasionally tours as part of comedy collective "GIT" with Dan Atkinson and Jon Richardson.[7]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2004 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year - Won
2008 Chortle Awards Breakthrough act Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Emma Denholm (15 September 2010). "Funny old business as Lloyd takes top TV role". South Wales Evening Post. 
  2. ^ Mark Rees (13 March 2013). "Interview: Port Talbot funnyman Lloyd Langford". South Wales Evening Post. 
  3. ^ Lloyd Langford at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ "CV". Lloyd Langford. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  5. ^ Rhod Gilbert (2012-06-09). "Rhod Gilbert names the stand-up comedy acts you must see this summer | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Laughs aplenty in Rhyl with Lloyd Manford". Rhyljournal.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Ten Big Questions… Lloyd Langford". Time Out. 15 April 2010. 

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