Bill Bailey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bill Bailey (born Mark Bailey 13 January 1964, Bath, Somerset) is an English stand-up comedian, musician and actor. As well as his extensive stand-up work, Bailey is well known for his appearances on Have I Got News for You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, QI and Black Books. 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 7th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups. Bill Bailey is a patron of International Animal Rescue. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Bailey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Hot Fuzz (2007)

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As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Nick Frost  •  Timothy Dalton  •  Jim Broadbent

Saving Grace (2000)

Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for horticulture and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Martin Clunes  •  Tchéky Karyo

Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for horticulture and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Brenda Blethyn  •  Craig Ferguson  •  Martin Clunes  •  Tchéky Karyo

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Helen Mirren

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garth Jennings
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Yasiin Bey  •  Helen Mirren

Burke & Hare (2010)

Two 19th-century opportunists become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

Two 19th-century opportunists become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Simon Pegg  •  Andy Serkis  •  Isla Fisher  •  Tom Wilkinson

Chalet Girl (2011)

While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim learns to snowboard and is so good at it that she enters a competition with a huge cash prize. She has to dig deep to overcome her fears, but her life gets more complicated through her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Traill
CAST:  Felicity Jones  •  Ed Westwick  •  Brooke Shields  •  Bill Nighy

While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim learns to snowboard and is so good at it that she enters a competition with a huge cash prize. She has to dig deep to overcome her fears, but her life gets more complicated through her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Traill
CAST:  Felicity Jones  •  Ed Westwick  •  Brooke Shields  •  Bill Nighy

Pythagasaurus (2011)

Animated short film from Peter Peake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Peake
CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Martin Trenaman  •  Simon Greenall

Animated short film from Peter Peake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Peake
CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Martin Trenaman  •  Simon Greenall

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susanna White
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Maggie Smith

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susanna White
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Maggie Smith

Evidently... John Cooper Clarke (2012)

A look at the life of John Cooper Clarke. From his rise as a 'punk poet', through his heroin addiction, and finally to his comeback.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ross
CAST:  John Cooper Clarke  •  Ben Drew  •  Bill Bailey  •  Clint Boon

A look at the life of John Cooper Clarke. From his rise as a 'punk poet', through his heroin addiction, and finally to his comeback.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ross
CAST:  John Cooper Clarke  •  Ben Drew  •  Bill Bailey  •  Clint Boon

Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler (2013)

After receiving rave reviews in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, Bill Bailey brings ‘Qualmpeddler’ to the Hammersmith Apollo London. A brilliant mix of stand-up, stories, music and old-fashioned wit distilled from his own extraordinary experiences and reactions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey

After receiving rave reviews in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, Bill Bailey brings ‘Qualmpeddler’ to the Hammersmith Apollo London. A brilliant mix of stand-up, stories, music and old-fashioned wit distilled from his own extraordinary experiences and reactions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey

Doctor Who: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe (2011)

It's Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home. He promises to repay her kindness - all she has to do is make a wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farren Blackburn
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill  •  Claire Skinner

It's Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home. He promises to repay her kindness - all she has to do is make a wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farren Blackburn
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill  •  Claire Skinner

Bill Bailey: Dandelion Mind (2010)

Featuring Bill’s trademark musical interludes, observations and stories of the road, Dandelion Mind will be based loosely on the theme of doubt (or will it?), as we follow Bill from his real-life saga of being trapped by the ash cloud, to his barely contained rants ...  (more)

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CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Kevin Eldon

Featuring Bill’s trademark musical interludes, observations and stories of the road, Dandelion Mind will be based loosely on the theme of doubt (or will it?), as we follow Bill from his real-life saga of being trapped by the ash cloud, to his barely contained rants ...  (more)

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CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Kevin Eldon

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra (2009)

The show, recorded at London's magnificent Royal Albert Hall, is Bill's own hilarious and irreverent guide to the sounds, styles, and instruments of the orchestra, with a wide and eclectic range of subjects, including music for '70s cop shows, sci-fi films, horror ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey

The show, recorded at London's magnificent Royal Albert Hall, is Bill's own hilarious and irreverent guide to the sounds, styles, and instruments of the orchestra, with a wide and eclectic range of subjects, including music for '70s cop shows, sci-fi films, horror ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey: Tinselworm (2008)

A visually stunning comedy and music extravaganza. Filmed at Wembley Arena at the end of a sell-out tour of the UK, it’s everything you expect from Bill, and more. Using huge screens, films and animation by award-winning film-maker Joe Magee, plus Bill’s trademark ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Kevin Eldon

A visually stunning comedy and music extravaganza. Filmed at Wembley Arena at the end of a sell-out tour of the UK, it’s everything you expect from Bill, and more. Using huge screens, films and animation by award-winning film-maker Joe Magee, plus Bill’s trademark ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Kevin Eldon

Bill Bailey: Part Troll (2004)

Bill Bailey's Part Troll tour has been a huge success playing over 60 dates throughout the country. This DVD, filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo, captures one of the country's best and most original stand-ups at the top of his game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Morris
CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Kevin Eldon  •  John Moloney  •  Martin Trenaman

Bill Bailey's Part Troll tour has been a huge success playing over 60 dates throughout the country. This DVD, filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo, captures one of the country's best and most original stand-ups at the top of his game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Morris
CAST:  Bill Bailey  •  Kevin Eldon  •  John Moloney  •  Martin Trenaman

Spaced: Skip to the End (2004)

A feature documentary about the making of and influence of the British television series Spaced. It also features an epilogue to the series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mudford
CAST:  Jessica Hynes  •  Simon Pegg  •  Edgar Wright  •  Julia Deakin

A feature documentary about the making of and influence of the British television series Spaced. It also features an epilogue to the series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Mudford
CAST:  Jessica Hynes  •  Simon Pegg  •  Edgar Wright  •  Julia Deakin

Bill Bailey: Bewilderness (2001)

Jumping around from musing about the disappointment of Kinder Surprise eggs to medieval porn to men's tendency not to admit ignorance to a brilliant take-off of Chris de Burgh, which comes out of nowhere. Yes, Bailey lacks an inherent structure--unlike Harry Hill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kaye Cooper
CAST:  Bill Bailey

Jumping around from musing about the disappointment of Kinder Surprise eggs to medieval porn to men's tendency not to admit ignorance to a brilliant take-off of Chris de Burgh, which comes out of nowhere. Yes, Bailey lacks an inherent structure--unlike Harry Hill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kaye Cooper
CAST:  Bill Bailey

Michael McIntyre's Easter Night at the Coliseum (2015)

The UK's top comedian Michael McIntyre hosts a jam-packed night of entertainment and variety from London's largest theatre, the stunning Coliseum. In this Easter special, Michael presents the world's leading comedians, music superstars and jaw-dropping speciality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Howe
CAST:  Michael McIntyre  •  Bill Bailey  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Catherine Tate

The UK's top comedian Michael McIntyre hosts a jam-packed night of entertainment and variety from London's largest theatre, the stunning Coliseum. In this Easter special, Michael presents the world's leading comedians, music superstars and jaw-dropping speciality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Howe
CAST:  Michael McIntyre  •  Bill Bailey  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Catherine Tate

Bill Bailey: Limboland (2018)

Limboland is a place where we find the gaps in life...from a fantastically downbeat version of Happy Birthday—via a hilarious tale of a disastrous family trip to see the Northern Lights—to a heart-rending country and western ballad on the nature of love, Bill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey

Limboland is a place where we find the gaps in life...from a fantastically downbeat version of Happy Birthday—via a hilarious tale of a disastrous family trip to see the Northern Lights—to a heart-rending country and western ballad on the nature of love, Bill ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Thomas
CAST:  Bill Bailey

We Are Most Amused and Amazed (2018)

A spectacular night of comedy and magic from The London Palladium to celebrate the 70th birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales and to raise funds for The Prince's Trust. Reuniting comedians Armstrong & Miller as hosts, the show also features the very best comedians ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Alexander Armstrong  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  Bill Bailey  •  Omid Djalili

A spectacular night of comedy and magic from The London Palladium to celebrate the 70th birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales and to raise funds for The Prince's Trust. Reuniting comedians Armstrong & Miller as hosts, the show also features the very best comedians ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Alexander Armstrong  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  Bill Bailey  •  Omid Djalili

Bill Bailey: Cosmic Jam (1997)

One night from his 1996 Cosmic Jam tour at the Bloomsbury in London in which Bill explains the seminal influence of cockney knees-up music upon classical composers through the ages and takes a shot at Bryan Adams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kaye Cooper
CAST:  Bill Bailey

One night from his 1996 Cosmic Jam tour at the Bloomsbury in London in which Bill explains the seminal influence of cockney knees-up music upon classical composers through the ages and takes a shot at Bryan Adams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Kaye Cooper
CAST:  Bill Bailey
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