- Jeff Green (comedian)
Jeff Green (born
February 23 1964in Chester) is an English comedianand writer.
He frequently appears in stand-up festivals around the country and on London's famed West End. His first solo tour in the United Kingdom sold out every show, and was broadcast on the
ITVnetwork. Coming out of the politically correct Alternative comedyscene of the 80’s, with it's strict rules on sexism and racism he was the first of the modern UK comedians to write and perform Relationship/Girlfriend stand-up comedymaterial. What followed was the efforts of so many less skillful comedians that it has now become a clichéd comedy form. Although still considered by some as a ‘Relationship’ comic, very little of his live material now actually covers the topic.
Television and Radio
His first TV stand-up show "Jeff green Live" recorded at
Her Majesty's Theatrewas shown on the ITVnetwork on 29th December 1996. His second ITVshow "Jeff Green Up West" recorded at The Gielgud Theatrewas shown in May 1997. Both shows were watched by over 3 million viewers. "Back From The Bewiderness" his third stand-up show recorded in 2003 at The Gielgud Theatrehas been shown several times on The Paramount Comedy Channel.
He has starred in several
BBCtelevision panel games and shows, such as Jo Brand's "Hot Potatoes", " Never Mind the Buzzcocks" and " Have I Got News For You". He has also made appearances on ITV's daytime show "This Morning" and on Australian TV in "Spicks and Specks". In 2002 he provided the voice-over for "The Football Years" on Sky One. In August 2007 his six part series "The Green Guide to Life" was broadcast on BBC Radio 2.
His first book, "The A-Z of Living Together" was a commercial and critical success, reaching the fifth spot of the "Sunday Times" Bestsellers List and remaining in the top ten for five weeks. His follow up books were titled: "The A-Z of Being Single" and "The A-Z of Having a Baby". All three books have been translated into several languages including Polish, Portuguese, Finnish, Serbian, and Spanish. He has also written stand-up material for
Jo Brand, Jack Dee, Steve Cooganand Lee EvansHe lives in HampsteadLondon.
* [http://www.jeffgreen.co.uk Jeff Green Official Website]
* [http://www.comedy-zone.net/standup/comedian/g/green-jeff.htm Comedian Profile: Jeff Green]
* [http://www.tv.com/football-years/show/14247/summary.html Sky One The Football Years]
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*Example of Jeff Green's work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0Qc9Ve5l3U http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqwSkV5Za2w http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v48AUAGZtjE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adJeiFESwXc]
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