Bill Bailey

Mark Robert Bailey, known professionally as Bill Bailey, is an English actor, comedian, musician and singer. He is known for his role as Manny in the sitcom Black Books and his appearances on the panel shows Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Have I Got News for You, and QI, as well as for his stand-up comedy work. He plays a variety of musical instruments and incorporates music into his performances. Bailey was listed by The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy in 2003. In 2007, and again in 2010, he was voted the seventh greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups. In 2020 Bailey won the 18th series of the televised BBC dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing with his professional partner Oti Mabuse. At 55, he was the oldest winner in the show's history.

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Bill Bailey raises over £100,000 in the memory of late fellow comedian Sean Lock

Bill Bailey and Lee Mack begin 100-mile charity walk in honour of Sean Lock

This Morning: Oti Mabuse reunites with Strictly champion Bill Bailey as he reacts to Will Smith slap

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Bill Bailey pays tribute to his late friend Sean Lock in heartfelt Christmas tweet

Strictly Come Dancing 2021: Oti Mabuse reunites with Bill Bailey

How to waltz away a winner: BILL BAILEY's secrets of his amazing success

Bill Bailey reveals winning Strictly increased his confidence and he now dances in the supermarket

Sean Lock died after private battle with lung cancer, reveals friend Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey and Griff kick off the final day of Latitude Festival with high energy performances

Bill Bailey cuts a laid-back figure as he wraps up filming for 8 Out Of 10 Cats in Manchester

BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Strictly champions Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey reunite backstage

Oti Mabuse confirms return to show as she reveals Bill Bailey is her favourite dance partner

Bill Bailey reveals he submitted a song for Eurovision but it was rejected

Bill Bailey says he'll be jealous of Oti Mabuse's next Strictly Come Dancing partner after 2020 win

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Emily Atack playfully poses with Bill Bailey after teasing new project

Strictly winners Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse reunite in TV interview

Strictly's Bill Bailey wants Nevermind The Buzzcocks to return

Bill Bailey tells how he waltzed his way to Strictly victory