George Lewis is a stand-up comedian from Stockport. In the last couple of years, he has appeared on the BBC New Talent Hotlist and was the winner of Celebrity Mastermind (Specialist subject: Oasis). Most recently George has appeared as a regular on ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and is co-host of the soon-to-launch Britpopcast, in partnership with Radio X/Global.
George has also written for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, Hypothetical, BBC Radio 4 and has his a weekly football column in The Times.
Early in his career, he had successes in several new act competitions, he won the prestigious Amused Moose National New Comic Award, as well as Nando’s New Comedian of the Year, The Brighton Squawker Award, the Comedy Cafe New Act Award and the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of the Year. In 2016 he was a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist.
As a presenter, George was named as the new host of Top Gear Extra Gear in 2017. And for Comic Relief, he has interviewed stars such as Warwick Davis, Gordon Ramsay, Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent.