Alistair McGowan


Alistair McGowan is probably best known to British audiences for The Big Impression which was, for four years, one of BBC1’s top-rating comedy programmes – winning numerous awards, including a BAFTA. In 2017, he releases ‘Alistair McGowan ; The Piano Album’ with Sony Classics.

After graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1989, Alistair began working as a stand-up comic and was soon a regular at London’s Comedy Store and appeared at The Edinburgh Festival and on the 1996 Royal Variety Show. 2009 saw him return to stand-up and embark on his first solo National tour – ‘The One and Many’. He toured again in 2013 with the show ‘Not Just A Pretty Voice’ and has been touring intermittently over the last two years with one of his comedy idols, fellow- West Midlander, Jasper Carrott, in ‘An Evening Shared with Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan’.

As a comedian, he has appeared on countless shows since 1992 including : Des O’ Connor Tonight, Auntie’s Sporting Bloomers, Standing Room Only, Oddballs, Sports Personality of The Year, Hangar 17, Comedy Rocks, The Comedy Annual, Packing Them In, The Clive James Television Show, Under The Moon, and Football Focus.