Tom Binns in blue suit hands at chin height

Tom Binns

With DJ Ivan Brackenbury, Binns has his character absolutely nailed, and mines the comic seam ruthlessly to create top-quality entertainment with practically universal appeal.

The Guardian

The Psychic Comedium is a masterclass in improvisation, character comedy and mindreading

★★★★★ The Telegraph

Tom Binns is the star and co-writer of the BBC 1 Friday Night Comedy Series Hospital People.

He is also an award-winning and critically acclaimed character comedian working the International Comedy Festivals and the UK Stand Up Comedy Circuit.

He’s widely regarded as THREE of the best headliners working in British Comedy.

His ventriloquist act, alter egos Hospital radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury and The Psychic Comedium have won him over 30 five star reviews and many awards both at home and abroad, including Fosters Comedy God and Best International Comedian.

Tom has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Trident Comedy Award and Perth International Fringe Comedy Award (twice). He was voted a Fosters Comedy God, won Best International Act at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe (twice), Nottingham International Comedy Festival and 3 Sony Gold Awards.

He has also been in BBC Shows Alan Partridge, Lee and Herring, Friday/Saturday Night Armistice and Channel 4 shows IT Crowd, The Big Breakfast, Ri:se, Under the Moon, Drifters and Eight out of Ten Cats do Countdown plus the feature films Going to Mecca and Eaten by Lions.