Drew-Honey in 2009
|Born||Lindzi James Tyger Drew-Honey
26 January 1996
Epsom, Surrey, England
|Residence||Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England|
|Education||Danes Hill School, Surrey
Epsom College, Surrey
(independent boarding school)
|Occupation||Actor, musician, television presenter|
|Parent(s)||Simon James Honey
Lindzi James Tyger Drew-Honey (born 26 January 1996), known professionally as Tyger Drew-Honey, is an English actor, musician and television presenter. He is best known for his role as Jake Brockman in the British sitcom Outnumbered.
Drew-Honey was educated at Danes Hill School, a junior independent school in the village of Oxshott in Surrey, followed by Epsom College, a senior boarding independent school in the town of Epsom (also in Surrey).
Acting and presenting
Between 2007 and 2014, Drew-Honey played Jake Brockman in the British sitcom Outnumbered. He was nominated for Best Male Newcomer at the 2009 British Comedy Awards for his role in Outnumbered but lost to Charlie Brooker. Other roles have included The Armstrong and Miller Show and Doctors. He co-presented the CBBC series Friday Download from 2011 to 2012. He played Mr. Lovett in The Ministry of Curious Stuff for CBBC and plays Dylan in the BBC Three sitcom Cuckoo.
He has done more than 200 voiceovers for television and radio, including for Red Bull and Dell, and was the voice of Lester Large in the children's animated series The Large Family. He starred as Stuck-Up Steve in Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011). He was a presenter on the CBBC show Friday Download and has appeared on shows including The One Show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, and Children in Need. In 2014, he started presenting his own documentary series on BBC Three, entitled Tyger Takes On..., presenting on pornography, the "perfect body", love, sexuality and sexism.
In 2015 he appeared in the four-part series 24 Hours in the Past, along with five other celebrities, to experience what life was like in Victorian Britain. He also had guest lead roles in Citizen Khan, Midsomer Murders and Death In Paradise.
In October 2011, Drew-Honey and his co-stars from Outnumbered, Daniel Roche and Ramona Marquez, covered "(Theme From) The Monkees" to raise funds for the BBC charity campaign Children in Need. A music video featuring them performing the song on the set of Outnumbered appeared on the Children in Need programme and was released on YouTube in November 2011. Drew-Honey is an accomplished drummer, having started playing at the age of seven, and also plays guitar and keyboards.
|2011||Horrid Henry: The Movie||Stuck-Up Steve|
|2015||Up All Night||Caleb|
|2006||Large Family, TheThe Large Family||Lester Large||Series 2|
|2007–2010||Armstrong and Miller Show, TheThe Armstrong and Miller Show||Various characters||Series 1–3|
|2009||Doctors||Tom Barry||Episode: "Much Ado About Something"|
|2011–2013||Friday Download||Himself||Presenter of one segment|
|2012||The Magicians||Himself||1 episode|
|Threesome||Chris Silverson||1 episode|
|2012–||Cuckoo||Dylan Thompson||Series 1 and 2|
|2012–2013||The Ministry of Curious Stuff||Mr. Lovett||Series 1 and 2|
|2014||Midsomer Murders||Ferdy Linklater||1 episode|
|Sweat the Small Stuff||Himself||Series 3 Episode 7|
|Virtually Famous||Himself||Series 1 Episode 1|
|2015||Citizen Khan||Richard 'Scab'||Series 4 Episode 6 - Episode 26 overall|
|2010||All the Blood in My Veins||Paolo||BBC Radio 4|
|2012||Mr. Blue Sky||Robbie Easter||BBC Radio 4|
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- "Radio 4 Programmes - Afternoon Play, Children in Need: All the Blood in My Veins". BBC. 18 November 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
- "BBC - BBC Radio 4 Programmes - Mr Blue Sky, Series 2, Good Luck!". BBC. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
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