Chris Addison

Last updated 09 January 2020

Chris Addison
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Chris Addison

Born: Friday 5th November 1971 (age: 52)


Chris Addison is a British comedian, writer, actor and director from Manchester. 

He is best known for his role as a regular panellist on Mock the Week and for hsi performance as  Ollie Reeder in the BBC Two television satire The Thick of It.

He has since been involved with the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival 11 times, performing stand-up comedy and in 2004 he was nominated for the prestigious Perrier Award for comedy for his show, "Civilisation."

He co-created and starred in the BBC Two sitcom Lab Rats. 

On radio, he previously hosted the weekly comedy news satire show 7 Day Sunday on BBC Radio 5 Live from 2009 to 2010.