Phill is one of the busiest performers in the country. Quite simply he has taken the London comedy circuit by storm with total originality and sheer force of personality. He is best known for his role as the large and loveable team captain of BBC2’s “Never Mind the Buzzcocks” and has forged a place as one of the brightest lights in the comedy world through his total originality and sheer force of personality. He was the breakfast DJ at the launch of BBC 6 Music Live and for the five years following. He also appears regularly as a guest on several other panel shows, including QI and BBC Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue. His book `Good Morning Nantwich: Adventures in Breakfast Radio’ was published in 2010.
He has completed sell out runs at The Assembly Rooms at the Edinburgh Festival. His acclaimed solo show “Jedi, Steady, Go” and thrill of live performance brought him back to the Edinburgh Festival. The audiences and critics loved him!
He began his showbiz career as a performance poet. His impressive and varied CV includes directing videos for Billy Bragg and Kirsty McColl, being a press officer for the Housemartins, hosting his own show on GLR and supporting The Style Council at their last ever gig. An accomplished artist, Phill has illustrated numerous indie band record sleeves and drawn cartoons for many magazines and newspapers nationwide. He also occasionally performs onstage with The Blockheads.
In 2011 Phill joined the cast of Spamalot playing the lead role of King Arthur alongside TV stars Jodie Prenger (Lady of the Lake) and Todd Carty (Patsy) and follows acclaimed performances in the role by Marcus Brigstocke and Matthew Kelly.
He is a past winner of the Time Out Comic of the Year.
“Phil Jupitus did really well. Everyone liked him. He had lots of photos with winners.” Network Rail