George Lewis

Comedian Profile

George Lewis is a comedian from Stockport who has appeared on the Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), hosted Top Gear Extra Gear (BBC 2, 3 & Worldwide) and was the winner of Celebrity Mastermind (Specialist subject: Oasis).

He has also written for 8 out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News for You, Hypothetical (Dave), BBC Radio 4 and has a weekly football column in The Times.

He has been tour support for Romesh Ranganathan, Tom Allen, Russell Kane and Josh Widdicombe.

Early in his career, he followed in the footsteps of Sarah Millican and Jack Whitehall, to win the Amused Moose National New Comic Award. He also won several other competitions, was selected to perform as part of the prestigious Pleasance Reserve and was a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist.

As a presenter, George was named as the host of Top Gear Extra Gear in 2017 and he has interviewed stars such as Warwick Davis, Gordon Ramsay, Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent for Comic Relief.