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Tom Craine

Tom Craine is an award winning writer, presenter and stand-up comedian as seen on shows such as Drunk History (Comedy Central), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3), and The Last Leg: Correspondents (Channel 4). He is the co-host of the new food and comedy podcast My Favourite Takeaway, while his critically acclaimed BBC Radio 4 sitcom “ReincarNathan” will soon return for a third series, having been nominated for Best Scripted Comedy at the BBC Audio Drama Awards, as well as both Best Scripted Storytelling and Funniest Show at the ARIAS.

At the Edinburgh Festival Tom has gained countless 4 and 5 star reviews for his stand up shows, being listed in the Top 5 shows at the Fringe by The Times Newspaper, and gaining Critics’ choice in The Guardian, New Statesman, Daily Mail and Independent.

Tom is a co-creator of the hit panel show “Hypothetical” for DAVE, (nominated for Best Entertainment Show at the Broadcast Awards), which has just been recommissioned for a fourth series. He co-wrote three series of the BBC3 sitcom “JOSH”, with Josh Widdicombe, as well as writing and appearing in two series of “Climaxed” for BBC3. Tom also starred in the sketch group “Jigsaw”, appearing in two series of their BBC Radio 4 sketch show, following three consecutive sell out runs at the Edinburgh Festival. Other credits include The Tom Craine Story Show for Radio X, investigative reports for Inside Out (BBC1), and presenting the history documentary Glastonbury: Jesus to Jay-Z for BBC1.


  • Drunk History , Comedy Central
  • Russell Howard's Good News, BBC3
  • Josh, BBC3
  • Climaxed, BBC3
  • Dave’s Advent Calendar , Dave Channel
  • Inside Out, BBC1
  • Dog Ate My Homework, CBBC
  • Safeword, ITV2
  • Weekend, ITV
  • History Of Lego, Channel 5
  • Dr Who: The Ultimate Guide , BBC3
  • Glastonbury: Jesus to Jay-Z, BBC1
  • Fake Reaction, ITV2
  • Live At The Electric, BBC3
  • How To Win Eurovision, BBC3
  • Bitesize History, BBC2
  • Two Players, Channel 4
  • Arnie’s Greatest Stunts, Channel 4
  • Golf’s Funniest Moments, Sky
  • The Premier League’s Greatest Moments, BBC3
  • Arthur Smith’s Comedy Club, ITV
  • England’s Worst Ever Football Team, BBC3
  • The Last Leg, Channel 4
  • One Night In, Channel 4
  • Hypothetical, Dave
  • The Last Leg - Paralympics, Channel 4
  • Funniest Adverts on the Planet , Comedy Central
  • Gloves Off
  • Tom Craine Story Show, Radio X
  • Jigsaw series 1 & 2, BBC Radio 4
  • ReincarNathan, BBC Radio 4
  • Stephen K Amos’ “Idiots Guide”, BBC Radio 4
  • The Tom Craine Show, BBC Bristol
  • Josh Widdicombe Show, (Regular Guest), XFM
  • Rhod Gilbert’s Jest A Minute, BBC Wales
  • Sketchorama, BBC Radio 4
  • Rhod Gilbert Show, (Regular Sidekick), BBC Wales
  • Reincarnathan, BBC Radio 4
  • Sex and the single guy for Cosmpolitan Magazine, Winner of Best Dating Column at the UK Dating Awards