Greg Davies

Comedian | Actor

Greg Davies has been a fixture on stage and screen for over 20 years. From ruthless Head of Sixth Form, Mr Gilbert, in the The Inbetweeners to the all-powerful Taskmaster on the smash-hit Channel 4 series, Greg’s mass appeal has made him one of the the UK’s most popular actors and comedians of the time.

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Greg Davies at an event
Greg Davies at an event

Former drama teacher turned comedian, Greg Davies has been a fixture on stage and screen for over 20 years. Best known for playing ruthless Head of Sixth Form, Mr Gilbert, in the comedy series The Inbetweeners (Channel 4) and as writer, creator and star of Channel 4’s Man Down, Greg has a solid reputation as a “brilliant TV funnyman” (Independent).

In 2021, Greg took on the mantle of creator writer and star of the BBC One sitcom, The Cleaner. Prior to that, he had a leading role in all five series of Cuckoo (BBC Three / BBC One / Netflix). This earned him a BAFTA nomination for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme. His other acting credits include playing the main villain in the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas Special (BBC One).

Since 2015 Greg has been the host of BAFTA-winning hit TV show, Taskmaster (Dave/Channel 4), alongside the show’s creator Alex Horne. Another notable hosting engagement includes the 2018 Royal Variety Performance Gala (ITV) where he performed in front of HRH the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the London Palladium. Watched by over 152 million viewers worldwide, The Royal Variety Performance is one most successful and longest running entertainment show in the world.

In March 2024, Greg announced his first stand-up tour in 7 years, and his biggest one to date. He is taking his new show, Full Fat Legend, to theatres around the UK and Ireland in 2025.

Greg’s 2018 stand-up show, You Magnificent Beast, was recorded at London’s Hammersmith Apollo and released as a Netflix Special, whilst his shows The Back of my Mum’s Head and Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog (Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee in 2010) were released as DVDs. Prior to these solo shows, Greg featured as one third of the sketch trio We Are Klang, also nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2006.

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