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TOM BASDEN
Representing Agent: Debi Allen
Roles: Actor, Comedian, Writer
BIOGRAPHY:
Tom Basden is an accomplished, award-winning writer and actor, having performed and written extensively for comedy shows on both the BBC and Channel 4.

Tom’s successful series Plebs took home the award for BEST NEW COMEDY PROGRAMME at the 2013 British Comedy Awards. Plebs follows the exploits of three desperate, young Romans and has gone on to have three successful series on ITV2. The third series received a nomination for Best TV Situation Comedy at the Writer's Guild Awards. Tom was also nominated for the 2013 British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist. Basden co-wrote two episodes of the 2013 super hit The Wrong Mans, a comedy thriller for BBC 2 which he also appeared in alongside Matthew Baynton and James Corden. He is also known for his work on Ch4’s hit show Fresh Meat. In 2016 he went on to play Dan in Ricky Gervais's feature film Life on the Road. This year has seen the release of Gap Year written by Tom, a series for E4 following two British lads on a backpacking trip through China and the rest of the continent. 2017 has also seen him become a regular on Quacks for BBC2.

In 2011 he was nominated for the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards for Joseph K, his brilliant adaption of Franz Kafka’s novel The Trial.

Whilst studying at Cambridge, Basden was Vice President of the Cambridge Footlights. Along with three of his contemporaries from the Footlights he formed the comedy sketch group Cowards, who had a series on BBC4. Basden has continued to perform with fellow comedian Tim Key as double act Freeze and has also featured on the Radio 4 programme Tim Key’s Late Night Poetry. Tom has appeared in various television productions from Jam and Jerusalem to The Armstrong and Miller Show

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