Jeremy Hardy was a stand-up comic who started out in 1984. He passed away on 1st February 2019. Best known for his work on Radio 4, notably on News Quiz, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue and Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation.
In 2010, he published a book, My Family and Other Strangers, chronicling his desperate search for interesting ancestors. His television credits included Jack Dee’s Election Helpdesk (BBC2), QI (BBC1), Mock The Week (BBC2), Grumpy Old Men (BBC1), Back In The Day (BBC2), Not Tonight With John Sergeant (BBC2).
'In an ideal world, Jeremy Hardy would be extremely famous, but an ideal world would leave him without most of his best material' (The Guardian).
'A comic genius' (Sandi Toksvig).
Jeremy Hardy was named in Ents24's top 10 hardest-working comedians of 2015.
Official website jeremyhardy.co.uk