Winner of Chortle Student Comic of the Year and Nominated for breakthrough act in the chortle award on 2008, Lloyd Langford, born 6 August 1983, is a bonafide stand-up comedian, writer and an actor.
You may have seen him on Q.I, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Don’t Sit in the Front Row, Dave’s One Night Stand, Russell Howard’s Good News, or heard him on BBC 4s The Unbelievable Truth. He is best known for his role on Ask Rhod Gilbert.
As a writer Lloyd contributes to Buzzcocks, Live at The Apollo, Man Down and Here Be Dragons, for which he recently won a Radio Academy Award. He has also written for a diverse range of comedians, including Simon Amstell, Frankie Boyle, Frank Skinner and David Walliams and regularly features on Radio 4.
He’s performed in comedy festivals all over the world, including Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival and the Christchurch Busker’s Festival. His stand up is a winning combination of jokes, personal anecdotes, petty grievances and offbeat observations.
Watch Lloyd Langford: Rascal
Lloyd Langford, in Rascal, a comedy show about taking your pleasure where you can find it. Will contain jokes about the weather, gangs and what to do if you find a box of sex toys in your hotel room.
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Lloyd Langford, originally from Baglan, Neath Port Talbot, was born by emergency Caesarean section at Bristol General Hospital, and currently lives in London. Langford has a brother who lives in Japan.
He studied film and television at the University of Warwick which he chose as film interested him. After seeing a live stand-up gig at university, he knew it was what he wanted to do. He developed a passion for performing comedy where he regularly compered the professional stand up night and went on to become the inaugural winner of the Chortle Student Comic of Year Award 2004.
Lloyd mixes topical jokes, personal anecdotes and observations into a constantly evolving set and has performed stand-up all over the world, from Abu Dhabi to Zurich. Ranging from intimate pub rooms to huge venues like the Hammersmith Apollo and Aintree Pavilion.
He has appeared as a guest on several comedy and panel shows, including Russell Howard’s Good News, The Now Show, 8 Out of 10 Cats, QI and The Dog Ate My Homework, and has written for a few other shows.
In August 2010 Langford made the move to television when the BBC commissioned eight episodes of Ask Rhod Gilbert following a successful pilot earlier in 2010. The show featured Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies and Langford answering random trivia questions, such as ‘Who would win in a race, Usain Bolt or a grizzly bear?’, posed by the public and celebrities, with additional celebrity guests on the panel. The show ran for two series.
Langford has appeared several times on the BBC Radio comedy panel The Unbelievable Truth and is a co-writer and performer on the BBC Radio Wales sketch show Here Be Dragons. The show won the 2014 Sony Award – Bronze for Best Comedy.