Matt Lucas is a well loved and renown comedian. Best loved for starring alongside David Walliams in Little Britain, Matt Lucas first appeared on UK screens as part of Shooting Stars as George Dawes. He has since starred in the Alice in Wonderland films and in Doctor Who. Matt Lucas makes an excellent awards host with his quick wit and charm.
Matt Lucas is a comedian and awards host extraordinaire. Matt and David Walliams brought the comedy series Little Britain to our screens and it is now one of the best known and most loved comedy series of our time. The characters and famous catch phrases have turned Matt and David into two of the most recognisable comedians in the UK today.
Matt and his previous long-time collaborator David Walliams, originally worked up a routine around a character Sir Bernard Chumley, which Matt performed in 1994, 1995 and 1996 at the Edinburgh Festival.
He was talent spotted by Bob Mortimer and Vic Reeves and went on to appear in their show, 'Shooting Stars', where he played George Dawes. He has since appeared in other major television work with them including 'The Smell Of Reeves and Mortimer', 'Bang Bang It's Reeves and Mortimer', and 'Randall and Hopkirk'.
Matt and David re-united on radio with the show 'Little Britain' which went from Radio 4 to BBC3 to terrestrial BBC. It became one of the most loved comedy series to come out of the UK for a number of years and won a number of BAFTA awards.
Since Matt has gone on to establish himself as one of the nation’s favourite comedy character actors, he has starred in Come Fly With Me, Doctor Who and the films of Alice in Wonderland.
Not just a performer, Matt Lucas also wrote for the Da Ali G Show, and of course Little Britain USA aired in 2008.
Matt took part in Shooting Stars in 2009, and in 2010 Matt presented And The Winner Is... on BBC Radio 2. 2007 saw Matt placed 7th in the UK’s list of the 100 most influential gay men by The Independent.
Matt’s natural charm and hilarious manner make him an ideal awards host to add glamour and wit to all kinds of live events.