Lost Voice Guy
WINNER - BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2018
Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) is the first stand-up comedian to use a communication aid.
Lee won Britain’s Got Talent in 2018 and the BBC New Comedy Award in 2014. Lee’s other credits include his own sitcom Ability (BBC Radio 4), The One Show (BBC One), Breakfast (BBC One), This Morning (ITV), Lorraine (ITV), Britain’s Got More Talent (ITV2), Voice Of The People (BBC Three) and BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC iPlayer).
Lee made his first stand-up performance in February 2012 and now gigs all over the country for many of the major comedy bookers and clubs such as The Stand, Glee, The Frog & Bucket, Hilarity Bites and Funhouse Comedy. He has also supported Patrick Kielty and Ross Noble on tour. In 2013 Lee took his first ever solo show to the Edinburgh Fringe and has performed a show there every year since. He has also performed at the Brighton Fringe, Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival, Nottingham Comedy Festival and Liverpool Comedy Festival.
Lee has told jokes/given motivational speeches for a range of charities and organisations including Barclays, Scope and The Royal College of Nurses. He is also a patron of Smile For Life, Find A Voice, Communication Matters and The Sequal Trust.
“A very funny guy.”
- Ross Noble
“A wonderful comedian.”
- Matt Lucas
- Greg Proops
“Lost Voice Guy is fantastic.”
- Sean Hughes
“Lost Voice Guy is amazing! He’s so fresh, unique and very very funny!”
- Patrick Monahan
“Lost Voice Guy has found the easiest way to do comedy, write shit on a laptop and get that to remember and say it for you. He can go fuck himself.”
- Some open spot comedian
“Finding humour in strange places is one of Lost Voice Guy’s strengths.”
- The Guardian
“An Edinburgh Fringe one-off. Think Stephen Hawking reading the BBC News in the 1950s via a device programmed by the writers of the Viz.”
- The Herald
“Funny, personal, occasionally shocking and frequently mischievous.”
- The Independent
“The funniest comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe. His banter with the audience is one of the best I have witnessed.”
- Broadway Baby
“Lost Voice Guy has proved himself as a good act.”
He has gigged all over the UK at places like The Stand, Jongleurs, The Frog and Bucket, The Glee Club and The Comedy Store as well as being featured on the BBC, CNN, The Sun and The Mail on Sunday. A recent article about him in The Guardian said that finding humour in strange places was one of his strengths. His first comedy sketch premièred in December 2012.