"COMEDY GENIUS" - Fringe Guru

I Talk Telly Awards 2018 - Best Newcomer nominee

One of Attitude Magazine’s Top 100 Celebrity Bachelors 2017 


Stephen Bailey is a cocktail of class, caring and comedy, with the most flamboyant umbrella to top it all off. He's a comedian, presenter, television personality and writer, whose friendly and open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming acts in comedy at the moment and an in demand talent for all things showbiz/entertainment.

2020 has been a great year for SB. He replaced Rylan Clarke-Neal as the narrator of ITV Be's Ferne McCann: First Time Mum and took over as host of Takeshi's Castle on Comedy Central, following in the footsteps of Craig Charles, Jonathan Ross and Roman Kemp. Stephen and best pal, comedian Brennan Reece, also wrote and starred in their own mini-series for Comedy Central Comedians in Quarantine: House Olympics


He hosted three series of Celebs on the Farm/Ranch (Channel 5), has most recently starred in Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Celebrity Mastermind (BBC One), Celebrity Coach Trip (E4) and Love Island: Aftersun & the second series of The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2).

It's been a busy few years for Stephen as he was the resident Agony Uncle on Zoe Ball on Saturday/Sunday (ITV) and a series regular on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side (Channel 5) until the end of their runs.

He's also appeared on many TV shows including Coronation Street & Good Morning Britain (ITV), The Apprentice: You're Fired (BBC Two), Roast BattleTakeshi’s Castle & Comedy Central at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), SafewordCelebAbility & The Great Xmas Rant (ITV2), Wardrobe Secrets (ITVBe), Celebrity Advice Bureau (W), Celebrity 5 Go CampingDo The Right Thing with Eamonn and Ruth, It’s Not Me, It’s You & The Jeremy Vine Show (Channel 5)... but still cannot get on Strictly.

In 2019, Comedy Central Live - Stephen Bailey; his first 30 minute stand-up special was released.

Stephen has previously supported Katherine Ryan and Jenny Éclair on their sold-out UK tours. 

He also guest hosted Sunday Takeover (Virgin Radio), The Jason Manford Show (Absolute Radio), Drivetime with Eamonn Holmes (TalkRadio), The Breakfast Show (Gaydio) and The Sunday Sessions with Laura Whitmore (BBC 5Live). He has featured on The Art's Show with Jonathan Ross on BBC Radio 2 and Russell Kane's BBC podcast 'Evil Genius'.

Stephen also performs at corporate and private events. He is available for after dinner comedy sets, hosting, Q&A sessions and more. A clip of him discussing LGBT rights on AOL Build went viral in 2017 and since 2020, he has a podcast with best friend and Celebrity Coach Trip companion, Brennan Reece called That Reality Show

In 2015, his show was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award (Best Show). He performs at many corporate and charity events - including Stonewall, Paddy Power, RUComingOut, NFL and WellChild​

As well as being a working-class, ginger, gay, northern comic, he is also a black belt in Tae Kwon-Do, has a degree in Languages AND loves a conspiracy theory (preferably involving a celebrity  and a cucumber). 

In 2020, Stephen Bailey will embark on his fantastic new show "Can't Be Bothered", which is a very personal show for him, with all new material and a show he cannot wait to share with his audience.




Dragony Aunts (Comedy Central, 2020)

Takeshi's Castle (Presenter/Voiceover, Comedy Central, 2020)

Great British Sex (Channel 4, 2020)

Ferne McCann: First Time Mum (Narrator, ITVBe, 2020)

Comedians In Quarantine (Comedy Central, 2020)

The Steph Show (Channel 4, 2020)

Celebrity Coach Trip (E4, 2020)

Sports Relief - Tour de Trophy (BBC One / BBC 5Live, 2020)

Love Island: Aftersun (ITV2, 2020)

Celebrity Mastermind (BBC One, 2020)

I'm Game (Sky Sports, 2019)

Live at the Apollo (BBC Two, 2019)

Good Morning Britain (ITV, 2019)

Celebs on the Farm - Eggstra (My5, 2019)

Celebs on the Farm - Series 2 (Presenter - Channel 5, 2019)

Hey Tracey (ITV2, 2019)

Sanjeev Kohli's Big Talk (BBC Scotland, 2019)

Comedy Central Live Special (Comedy Central, 2019)

Celebs on the Ranch (Presenter, Channel 5, 2019)

The Stand-Up Sketch Show (ITV2, 2019, 2020)

Trending Live (4Music, 2019)

Jeremy Vine (Channel 5, 2019)

Do The Right Thing with Eamonn & Ruth (Channel 5, 2019)

Celebrity 5 Go Camping (Channel 5, 2019)

Coronation Street (ITV, 2018)

Comedy Central Live in Southampton (Comedy Central, 2018)

The Apprentice: You're Fired (BBC2, 2018)

Celebs on the Farm (Presenter, Channel 5, 2018)

Sunday Morning Live (BBC One, 2018, 2020)

Roast Battle (Comedy Central, 2018)

Love Island: The Morning After (ITV.com, 2018)

Zoe Ball on Saturday/Sunday (Resident Comedian, ITV, 2018)

Live at The Comedy Store (Comedy Central, 2018)


The Great Christmas Rant (ITV2, 2017)

Weekend with Aled (ITV, 2017)

CelebAbility (ITV2, 2017)

Kate's Wardrobe Secrets (ITVBe, 2017)

BUILD Series (AOL, 2017)


Celebrity Advice Bureau (W, 2016)

Codswallop (ITV2, 2016 - Non TX Pilot)

Safeword (ITV2, 2016)

It's Not Me, It's You (Channel 5, 2016)


Big Brother's Bit on the Side (Channel 5, 2015, 2017, 2018)

Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side (Channel 5, 2014, 2016, 2018)



Private Parts with Jamie Laing & Francis Bouille (2020)

The Early Show with Adele Roberts, BBC Radio 1 (2020)

Conversations Against Living Miserably, Dave & CALM (2019)

Unexpected Fluids, BBC Sounds (2019)

The Sunday Sessions with Laura Whitmore, BBC 5Live (2018-2020)

The Jason Manford Show, Absolute Radio (2018)

What Is Normal?, BBC Radio 2 (2018)

Russell Kane's Evil Genius, BBC Online (2018)

The Arts Show with Jonathan Ross, BBC Radio 2 (2017)

The Sunday Takeover, Virgin Radio (2017)

The Exchange, Gaydio (2015, 2016, 2017)

BBC New Comedy Awards, BBC Radio 4 Extra (2015)




Stephen Bailey: Our Kid

Stephen Bailey: Can't Think Straight

Stephen Bailey: Nation's Sweetheart

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room - Tour Support

Katherine Ryan: Kathbum - Tour Support

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model - Tour Support

Jenny Eclair: How to be a Middle-Aged Woman (without Going Insane) - Tour Support


Stephen Bailey: Our Kid

Stephen Bailey: Can't Think Straight

Stephen Bailey: Nation's Sweetheart

Stephen Bailey: Should've Been a Popstar

Stephen Bailey: Neon Heart 

Big Value Showcase


Comedy Central Live

Lincoln Pride

Lund Comedy Festival, Sweden

Leicester Pride

Larmer Tree Festival

Latitude Festival ​


CRN Sales & Marketing Awards

Digital Technology Leaders Awards

Incisive Media Awards

Business Green Technology Awards

Sainsburys Love Awards (North West)



RU Coming Out



Blu (E-Cigarettes)

Paddy Power




Glamour Magazine (Conde Nast Publications)

Attitude Magazine

Live Manchester Magazine (RW Media)

Huffington Post, New York


Nominee - Amused Moose Comedy Award: Best Show 2015 (Top Ten Show at the Fringe)

Finalist - Brighton Fringe / We Got Tickets New Act of the Year Competition

Semi-finalist - Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 

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