Neil Edmond

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Neil Edmond
Born 13 January 1970
Shrewsbury, England
Medium Television, radio
Nationality British
Notable works and roles The Consultants, Knocker, Home Time

Neil Edmond ( b. 13 January 1970 Shrewsbury, England) is a British actor and comedy writer.

Neil was a member of the comedic sketch trio The Consultants, alongside James Rawlings and Justin Edwards. In 2002 they won the Perrier award for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Consultants went on to record three series for BBC Radio 4 between 2002 and 2005. He wrote and performed radio sitcom Knocker for BBC 7's and contributed to two series of Bigipedia. In 2012 he appeared as beleaguered emergency architect Mike Whitaker in Twenty Twelve.

Edmond has also been known to perform solo character work, with his Space School headmaster and Market Researcher being particular live favourites. He was a regular stooge for the late Ken Campbell (1941-08), is an ex-member of sketch group The Benders, is a frequent volunteer at Scene & Heard, played 'Ian' in interactive web comedy Where are the Joneses? and provides improvised 'interpretative dance' accompaniment for readings of horror novels and the poetry of Danielle Steel at Robin Ince's Book Club.

Home Time, co-written with Emma Fryer, was nominated for Best Sitcom at both the 2010 South Bank Show Awards[1] and The Rose D'Or.[2]

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