Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey

  • Comedian, Presenter, Actor & Writer
  • Podcast: Let's Talk About The Husband with Zoe Lyons
  • Ambassador of LGBTQ+ Rights and Representation

Comedian, presenter, actor and writer, Stephen Bailey is a proud northern, working class, gay man.  

The multi-award nominated star’s brand of gossipy humour has singled him out as one of the UK’s most sought-after talents for comedy and entertainment formats. As well as boasting over 100k followers on Instagram after one of his videos was shared by none other than Melissa McCarthy.

Stephen’s credits include hosting Live at the Apollo and appearing on shows including Unbreakable, co-host on Date or Drop, Would I Lie To You. Richard Osman's House of Games, Celebrity Bridge of Lies & Celebrity Weakest Link, Between The Covers & Strictly: It Takes Two, Pointless Celebrities, Live from Barry Island, The Stand Up Sketch Show,  Roast Battle, Celebrity Mastermind, The Apprentice: You’re Fired & Sara Cox's Between The Covers, Love Island: Aftersun, Tipping Point: Lucky Stars and a regular CelebAbility 

​In 2024, Stephen also joined the cast of the hit Channel 5 comedy-drama, The Madame Blanc Mysteries as the menacing John Marsden

Most recently, he has recorded BBC's new stand-up show Live From Barry Island and his debut BBC Radio 4 stand-up special "Stephen Bailey: One of Many"

After performing on Live at the Comedy Store he was commissioned to record his own 30 minute comedy special which aired on the channel in 2019. Over lockdown Stephen wrote and starred in his own mini-series Comedians in Quarantine: House Olympics for Comedy Central and now co-hosts "Did You Just Say That?" podcast with fellow comedian Zoe Lyons and together in 2023, they host the prestigious British Podcast Awards.

​As well as being a prominent talent on the UK comedy circuit, he has also supported the biggest names in stand-up, including Katherine Ryan, Jenny Eclair, Jason Manford, John Bishop and Sarah Millican.

Stephen’s quick-wit, playful sarcasm and enigmatic charm captivates instantly. He has already made a name for himself hosting Celebs on the Farm , Celebs on the Ranch and Takeshi’s Castle. He was the resident Agony Uncle on Zoe Ball on Saturday/Sunday and a series regular on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.

Stephen is also the narrator of ITV’s Ferne McCann: First Time Mum and narrated Channel 4's new dating show Five Dates A Week.

He is also a proudly passionate ambassador of LGBTQ+ rights and representation within the media industry, as celebrated by leading publications including Attitude Magazine.

To book Stephen to host your awards or speak at your conference ,or event, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 or email

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