Tom Meeten

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Tom Meeten
Born (1974-04-30) 30 April 1974 (age 49)
EducationSheffield Hallam University

Tom Meeten (born 30 April 1974) is an English comedian, actor and writer.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Meeten was born in Northampton. He graduated in 1996 from Sheffield Hallam University after studying Fine Arts. His performing career began in a comedy double act alongside Steve Oram, with whom he created three shows at the Edinburgh Festival, performed a monthly London live show Oram and Meeten's Club Fantastico with Waen Shepherd, Tony Way and Alice Lowe, and wrote and starred in Matthew and Tone: Tales of Friendship and Innocence for Channel 4.[2]

He has appeared in many television comedies including The Mighty Boosh,[3] Star Stories, Blunder (2006), Motherland, The IT Crowd, Detectorists, Miranda and Skins. He played numerous characters on the sketch show Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy and toured with Fielding from 2014-2015. He has appeared in feature films Paddington, Aaaaaaaah! (directed by Oram), Tank 432, Prevenge, Burke and Hare, and Weekender.

He co-wrote and starred in Blunder, and wrote sketches for That Mitchell and Webb Look. In 2018 he was nominated for a BAFTA (Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer) for his role in producing on The Ghoul, a British psychological horror in which he also played the lead role.


  1. ^ Dessau, Bruce (10 October 2003). "Ealing Live!". Evening Standard. Retrieved 18 February 2012.
  2. ^ Mullaney, Martin. "Tom Meeten" "Comedy CV" Retrieved on 17 February 2012.
  3. ^ Holland, Luke. "Beyond the Boosh: Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy", "Sabotage Times", 17 February 2012. Retrieved on 17 February 2012.

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