A skilled comedian and host, Hugh Dennis did voices for Spitting Image and appeared with Steve Punt as resident support comics on two TV series hosted on the BBC by Jasper Carrott.
The pair then formed half of 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 current 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 includes 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. He is in huge demand as a voiceover artist and live comedian and he currently appears on the panel game Mock the Week. Hugh recently starred in the BBC comedy Outnumbered, a semi-improvised sitcom based around family life. Hugh Dennis is hugely popular as a conference and awards host and comedian. “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 was excellent, simply amazing. thank you so much, he truly made the show.” Edward Wyre, Conference and Awards Manager “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 2009