Les Bubb

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Les Bubb is a British mime artist.


Les Bubb who was born in Sticklepath, Barnstaple (March 16, 1961) He started his miming career in 1982, performing in pubs and cabaret clubs.

In 1988, he appeared on Jim Davidson Introduces: New Entertainers, Friday Night Live twice, and on the BBC kids' shows Going Live! and “What's All This Then” in 1987. Les also appeared on The Famous Compere's Police Ball in 1990.

In 1996, Les was approached by the BBC to write a format for a children's television show, which later became Hububb. Les starred alongside Elaine C Smith, Miltos Yerolemou, Ben Keaton and Nicola Park, with fellow mime artist Emil Wolk.

Les then appeared in the films Invincible, Yam and three Harry Potter films as a voice artist and actor trainer.

He also appeared at Glastonbury 2000, Jim Davidson Presents, I'd Do Anything, Max Headroom, Paramount City, Talking Telephone Numbers, The Slammer and most recently Andy's Adventures. Les still performs on stage.

Les performed with pop band Take That in the role of a professor in the Take That Progress tour of 2011. Les is performed with Take That for most of summer 2011.

Les has a son called Ben Bubb.

In 2021 with Camilla Halford, Les Bubb started teaching mime online through the Les Bubb School of Mime[1] to develop the next generation of mime artists around the world.


Year Film Role Notes
1986 The Max Headroom Show Mime Artist 2 shows
1987 Eat The Rich Waiter
1987 Danny Bakers Londoners Performer One show, episode: Performers
1988 Going Live! Guest 1 show
1988 Friday Night Live Guest 2 shows
1988 Jim Davidson Introduces: New Entertainers Mime Artist
1988 After Ten With Tarbuck Mime Artist
1990 Paramount City Guest
1990 The Famous Compere's Police Dog Mime Artist
1995 Paul Daniels' Secrets Mime Artist
1995 Talking Telephone Numbers Performer
1997 Hububb Les/Captain Katang
1999 The Mummy Extra
2000 Glastonbury Mime Artist
2001 Jim Davidson Presents Mime Artist
2001 Invincible Mime Artist
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Voice Artist
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Reader
2003 I'd Do Anything Mime Artist
2003 Raymann is laat Himself
2003 Levanta-te E Ri Himself
2004 Yam Wildlife Presenter
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Voice Artist
2006 The Slammer Performer
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Reader
2014 Room 101 Himself
2015 Get Your Act Together Mentor
2016 Andy's Prehistoric Adventures Cleaner
2019 Pokémon Detective Pikachu Mime Artist


  1. ^ "Home". schoolofmime.co.uk.

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