Seann Walsh

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Seann Walsh
Born (1986-12-02) 2 December 1986 (age 27)
Brighton, England
Medium Television, radio and stand-up.
Years active 2006-present
Website Official website

Seann Walsh (born 2 December 1986) is an English stand-up and television comedian and actor.

Career[edit]

Walsh is a graduate of Jill Edwards' comedy workshops[1][2] and performed his first gig in November 2006. He won several awards early in his career including Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year (2009)[3] and Chortle Best Newcomer (2009).[4] Walsh supported Stephen K. Amos on his 2008/09 Find the Funny and 2009/10 The Feelgood Factor tours,[1][2] as well as at the 2010 Reading and Leeds Festival.

He was resident compere at Komedia’s Comic Boom in Brighton. Walsh has also been an 'audience wrangler' (a more recent version of the traditional warm-up comedian) for QI.[5]

He performed his 2012 show Seann To Be Wild [6] at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and toured the country with it. He has performed shows with fellow comedian Josh Widdicombe named "Ying and Young".[7] His 2013 Edinburgh Fringe show The Lie-In King received good press.[8]

Walsh's stand-up style has been described as "impressively universal, gag-heavy, observational".[8]

Walsh is represented by the agency Off the Kerb.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Walsh was brought up in Brighton,[1][2][10] He left school with one GCSE examination pass, in Drama.[1][2] He is a passionate Queens Park Rangers fan.[11][12] Walsh moved to London around 2013.[12]

Appearances[edit]

Television[edit]

Radio[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Watson, Jonathan (18 July 2013), "Net worth", The Stage: 22–23 
  2. ^ a b c d Jonathan Watson (26 July 2013). "Interview: Seann Walsh". JP Watson. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Seann takes comedian of year title". Leicester Mercury. 16 February 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Chortle Awards". Chortle. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Seann Walsh at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ Editor, Spaghetti (2011-11-25). "Spaghetti Gazette - West Midlands UK: Firebox of the Nation: Seann Walsh & Josh Widdicombe - Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall: Thursday 1st March 2012". Spaghettigazetti.com. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  8. ^ a b James Kettle. "Living in Seann Walsh World means having it both ways". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Artist Pages: Seann Walsh". Off the Kerb. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Interview: Seann Walsh". The Brighton Source. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "Seann Walsh". Sky Sports. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  12. ^ a b Ian Taylor, "Seann Walsh", The Inside'R', 1 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-16.

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