Jeff Leach is a true Renaissance man. An award-winning actor, comedian, writer and host he has enjoyed global success on stage, film, television and within the gaming community. A multi-faceted performer with an ‘no holds barred’ mentality, his television shows have broken boundaries whilst his live performance questions the very fabric of modern society and all of humanity’s foibles.
This young man has become a favourite on the global comedy scene, in just six years on stage he has performed national tours throughout the UK & Europe, three critically acclaimed one hour solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and signed a DVD deal with BBC Worldwide’s 2Entertain. In August 2015 he relocated to the US joining the regulars at the world famous Comedy Cellar in NYC alongside his comedy heroes and is now booked on both coasts at venues including The Stand, Hollywood Improv, Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, Stand Up NY and New York Comedy Club to name but a few.
“Jeff Leach has a brilliance in the way he writes and performs that at times is relentless” ☆☆☆☆☆ The New Current
Also an immensely talented actor, Jeff can be seen in features films ‘London Town’ in which he plays warm-hearted punk rocker Ronnie alongside Jonathan Rhys-Meyers’ portrayal of The Clash frontman Joe Strummer. Other films include ‘The Smoke’ and ‘The Dog Wedding’ and tv roles on shows such as ‘Hollyoaks’, ‘Whipped’ and ‘Gutpunch’.
“A comedic tour-de-force… never less than hilarious” ☆☆☆☆☆ Three Weeks
An avid gamer, he is a partnered streamer on popular broadcasting network Twitch and has hosted on their main stage at New York Comic Con 2016 as well as performing live stand up at TwitchCon 2016. Streaming 6 days a week to thousands of fans he fuses variety gameplay with comedy characters, sketch and improvisation entertaining his viewers for 4-8hrs at a time. He is also the creator and lead host of ‘The D Pad Podcast’ a weekly exploration into the world of gaming with guests comprising of top comedians from the US circuit! Check out twitch.tv/jeffleach or search ‘The D Pad’ on itunes for more.
“Endearing and heart-warmingly funny, he definitely has a gift for making people laugh” ☆☆☆☆☆ Maidenhead Advertiser
Prior to this Jeff enjoyed success as a tv host of hit shows such as E4’s Big Brother’s Big Mouth and has appeared as a comedy panelist on ITV2’s Fake Reaction, Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, BBC’s Comic Relief’s Naughty Bits and The Gaby Roslin Show on BBC London. He also hosted and produced his own series Jeff Leach +1 on London Live which saw him dive head first into the capital’s alternative nightlife trying his hand at everything from lucha libre to male stripping, glitter wrestling to freestyle rap battling. An experienced music presenter and the face of Virgin Media On Demand he was dubbed “hilarious” by Lady GaGa and “the best interview I’ve ever had” by Taylor Momsen. On the documentary front, Jeff took immersive documentary presenting to a whole new level for Current TV’s Male Hookers Uncovered actually taking on the role of escort himself with a real paying customer and in his authored documentary Confessions of a Sex Addict for BBC3 he foraged through his own promiscuous dating history to unearth the root causes of this often overlooked addiction.
“A fearless comic… on an ascent to the top of the comedy circuit” ☆☆☆☆ Festival Journal
Jeff has even found time to write the scripts for BAFTA, perform voice-over jobs for NBC Sports, SEGA and Citroen and host corporate events for McCann Erickson, Mulberry, Promax BDA, ICEE Fest, BBC Worldwide, GFT and Game Marketing Summit.