NOMINATED FOR SONY AWARD 2002 - THE COMEDY AWARD - For ' I'M SORRY I HAVEN'T A CLUE ' - Produced by BBC Entertainment for Radio 4
‘One minute lewd, the next blimpish, he is always one step wide of insult and one ahead of expectation’ The Financial Times
Jeremy Hardy is one of the UK's foremost and respected stand-up comedians. His live work has included Just 4 Laughs, (Montreal Comedy Festival), the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the prestigious Perrier Award and numerous sell out tours of the UK and Ireland.
When he’s not touring Jeremy is now an essential member of Radio 4’s NEWS QUIZ team as well as regularly appearing on I’M SORRY I HAVEN’T A CLUE, HAMISH AND DOUGALL, JUST A MINUTE, LINDA SMITH’S HISTORY OF TIME WASTING and I’M THE QUEEN OF SHEEBA. He also writes and performs his own series, again for Radio 4, the hugely successful JEREMY HARDY SPEAKS TO THE NATION. He recent television credits include: GRUMPY OLD MEN (BBC1), Q.I. (BBC 2), DVD COLLECTION (BBC3), HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN WRONGS (BBC2) and BBC 2’s satirical look at the London Mayoral election ALL THE FUN OF THE MAYOR. Ever keen to diversify, Jeremy appeared in HOTEL a feature film directed by Mike Figgis opposite Burt Reynold, David Schwimmer and Rhys Ifans. Further acting credits include; BLACK ADDER and SORRY.
Jeremy has been a regular columnist for London’s prestigious ES MAGAZINE and THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER. He has written two books, JEREMY HARDY SPEAKS TO THE NATION (Methuen) and WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER (Methuen). He is currently co-writing a feature film entitled SUCKERS for The Film Council/Pathe.
In 2002, he traveled to the West Bank to make a film documentary about the International Solidarity Movement. The acclaimed JEREMY HARDY V THE ISRAELI ARMY has been on general release throughout the UK, and is now being screened all over the world.
'Comedians often get stuck looking for new material, but only Jeremy would get himself shot at... well done.' Mark Steel
‘Britain might just have found it’s very own Michael Moore.’ Peter Bradshaw – The Guardian