A skilled comedian and host, Hugh Dennis is a regular on Mock The Week and well known for his role in the award winning series Outnumbered.
Comedian and actor, Hugh Dennis, is also an accomplished writer, impressionist, voice over artist and awards host.
Together with Steve Punt, Hugh formed The Mary Whitehouse Experience on BBC Radio 1, later graduating to a television series.
His radio work with Punt includes over a decade of performing Punt and Dennis, It’s Been a Bad Week and The Now Show and a run of writing The Party Line (a topical political satire that is written and performed the day prior to transmission). On The Now Show the line up included Steve Punt, Mitch Benn, Laura Shavin, Jon Holmes and Marcus Brigstocke.
Hugh has performed on various TV and radio shows, including: The Imaginatively Titled Punt and Dennis Show and sitcom Me, You and Him. He has appeared and guest hosted Have I Got News for You and played obnoxious GP Piers Crispin in BBC sitcom My Hero. Other series include the BBC award winning series, Fleabag with Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Not Going Out with Lee Mack. Other TV includes Spitting Image, Taskmaster, Richard Osman’s House of Games and Who Do You Think You Are?
He is in huge demand as a voiceover artist and live comedian and a regular on the panel game Mock the Week. In 2019 he narrated the ITV series, Yorkshire Airport. Hugh starred in the multi-award winning BBC comedy Outnumbered, a semi-improvised sitcom based around family life.
“Hugh Dennis does ridiculous mimes, great impressions, satire … It is very, very funny. And very, very clever … It is a joy to see comedians who are so comfortable with an audience … This is a real class act. “ Kate Copstick, The Scotsman.
Hugh Dennis is hugely popular as a conference and awards host and comedian for both live and online events.
“Hugh was excellent, simply amazing. thank you so much, he truly made the show.” Edward Wyre, Conference and Awards Director
“Hugh was excellent – please pass on many thanks to him from me and the team. He arrived at exactly the right time – humoured us at dinner (I sat next to him so hopefully he enjoyed it!) – and was brilliant on stage and giving out the awards! Everyone thought he was an excellent person to have at the event.” Communicators in Business Awards