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Blake Harrison
Blake Harrison 2009.jpg
Born (1985-07-22) 22 July 1985 (age 35)
OccupationActor, dancer
Years active2001–present
Spouse(s)Kerry Ann Lynch (m. 2016)

Blake Harrison (born 22 July 1985)[citation needed] is an English actor, voice actor and dancer. He is best-known for playing Neil Sutherland in the BAFTA-winning E4 comedy The Inbetweeners.


Harrison starred in three series and two subsequent films of the multi-award-winning comedy The Inbetweeners. Harrison's other television work includes the BBC Three comedies Way to Go[1] and Him & Her,[2] Comedy Central's Big Bad World,[3] The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff,[4] and The Bill.[5] Harrison also starred in all three seasons of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, created by David Cross.[citation needed]

His theatre work includes 'End of the Pier' at the Park Theatre in 2018, Step 9 of 12 at the Trafalgar Studios, London in 2012 and The Accidental Lives of Memories at the White Bear Theatre.[citation needed]

His film work includes Keeping Rosy with Maxine Peake, Madness in the Method and Re-Uniting the Rubins with Timothy Spall; he also starred in Her Eyes Met With Mine, a short film by Slightly Ajar Productions.

In 2014 he played Alfie in the ITV sitcom Edge of Heaven.

Harrison also provided the voice of Scoop in the British and American versions of the 2015 reboot of the British children's TV series Bob the Builder.[citation needed]

He played the part of Private Pike in the 2016 film remake of Dad's Army.[5]

In 2018 he directed the award-winning short film Hooves of Clay, in which he also starred alongside Rebecca Humphries. Later he played Andrew Newton in A Very English Scandal.[citation needed]

Harrison also scored the winning penalty goal in the charitable event Soccer Aid in 2018.[6]

In 2020 he was cast as 'Medium' Dan in ITV drama Kate & Koji.



Year Title Role Notes
2010 Reuniting the Rubins Nick
2011 Mancrush Will Short film
The Inbetweeners Movie Neil Sutherland
2014 Keeping Rosy Roger
Queen of Diamonds Bench Guy Short film
The Inbetweeners 2 Neil Sutherland
2016 Dad's Army Private Pike [5]
2017 Bob the Builder: Mega Machines Scoop (Voice)
2018 Agatha and the Truth of Murder Travis Pickford


Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Bill Pete Monks 2 episodes[5]
2008–2010 The Inbetweeners Neil Sutherland 18 episodes
2010–2011 Him & Her Barney 2 episodes[2]
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Dave 17 episodes
2011 Day of the Match Aka Halftime Danny Pilot
2011–2012 White Van Man Ricky 3 episodes
2012 Bleak Old Shop of Stuff Smalcolm 3 episodes[4]
2012 Comedy Showcase Steve Lawson Episode: "The Function Room"
2012 Them From That Thing Various roles 2 episodes
2013 Way to Go Scott 6 episodes[1]
2013 Big Bad World Ben Turnbull 8 episodes[3]
2014 Edge of Heaven Alfie 6 episodes
2014 Homeboys David Pilot
2015 Tripped Danny 4 episodes
2015–present Bob The Builder Scoop (voice) Main role
2016 Houdini and Doyle Lyman Biggs Episode: "Spring-Heel'd Jack"
2017 Prime Suspect 1973 DS Spencer Gibbs 6 episodes
2017 Trust Me Karl 4 episodes
2018 A Very English Scandal Andrew Newton[7] 2 episodes
2019 Death in Paradise Theo Roberts 1 episode

Series 8 Episode 2

2019 The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited Himself 1 episode (special)
2019–present World on Fire Stan Raddings
2020–present Kate & Koji 'Medium' Dan

Personal life[edit]

Harrison is married to Kelly Ann Lynch. They live in Kent and have two children, a daughter and a son.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Way To Go". British Comedy Guide. BCG. 2013. Archived from the original on 19 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b "The Football". BBC Three. 27 September 2010. Archived from the original on 25 September 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison and Caroline Quentin in Big Bad World – First Look". Radio Times. Immediate Media Company Limited. 28 January 2013. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b "The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff". BBC HD. 27 February 2012. Archived from the original on 2 March 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d Kelly, Guy (2 February 2016). "Blake Harrison: From the Inbetweeners to Dad's Army, all groups of lads are the same". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group Limited. Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Soccer Aid 2018 LIVE: Final score after penalty shootout at Old Trafford as Eric Cantona returns". Manchester Evening News. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  7. ^ Bley Griffiths, Eleanor (27 May 2018). "Meet the cast of A Very English Scandal". Radio Times. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  8. ^ Kelly, Guy (11 October 2019). "'I'm happy to never play Neil again': Blake Harrison on life post-Inbetweeners, and his new WW2 epic". The Telegraph. (Subscription required.)

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