Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner is a comedian, musician and writer from West Bromwich who rose to fame in the 1990s amidst "lad" culture. A keen football fan, he established a partnership with fellow comic David Baddiel and presented series such as Fantasy Football League and the improvised hit Baddiel And Skinner Unplanned.

More information

Born
Monday 28th January 1957
Full name
Christopher Graham Collins
Nationality
English

Awards

National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Best Stand Up Show: Longlisted
Chortle Awards 2020
Best Tour: Nominee
ARIAs, The 2020
Best Speech Presenter: Nominee (Frank Skinner on Absolute Radio)
ARIAs, The 2017
Best Entertainment/Comedy Production: Winner (The Frank Skinner Show for Absolute Radio)
Radio Academy Awards (Sony) 2014
Best Speech Programme: Winner (Frank Skinner on Absolute Radio)
Radio Academy Awards (Sony) 2012
Best Entertainment: Nominee (Frank Skinner on Absolute Radio)
Radio Academy Awards (Sony) 2011
Best Entertainment: Winner (Frank Skinner on Absolute Radio)
Radio Academy Awards (Sony) 2010
Best Entertainment: Nominee (Frank Skinner on Absolute Radio)
Chortle Awards 2009
Best DVD: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2008
Best Tour: Nominee
Radio Academy Awards (Sony) 2007
Internet Programme Award: Nominee (Baddiel & Skinner's World Cup Podcast)
BAFTA Television Awards 2001
Best Comedy: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2001
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality: Winner
British Comedy Awards 1998
Top ITV Comedy Personality: Nominee
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 1991
Best Comedy Show: Winner

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 The Last Leg - Series 22
  1. Special - The Last Leg Of The Euros With Baddiel And Skinner
Guest
2020 The Graham Norton Show - Series 28
  1. E2 - Ewan McGregor, Shirley Ballas, Ashley Banjo, Frank Skinner, Miley Cyrus
  2. E24 - Octavia Spencer, Melissa McCarthy, David Schwimmer, Nick Mohammed, Frank Skinner, Michelle Visage, Steps
Guest
2020 The Infinite Monkey Cage - Series 21 Guest
2019 Frank Skinner: Showbiz Self
2019 Amusical Guest
2019 Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2019 Frank Skinner Live Self
2019 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything 2019
Guest
2018 Have I Got News For You - Series 56
  1. Special - Have I Got 2018 News For You
Host / Presenter
2018 Nina's Got News By Frank Skinner Writer
2018 Have I Got News For You - Series 55
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Host / Presenter
2018 Urban Myths: Johnny Cash And The Ostrich Writer
2018 Urban Myths: Johnny Cash And The Ostrich Johnny Cash
2018 Room 101 - Series 7 Writer
2018 Room 101 - Series 7 Host / Presenter
2017 Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish - Series 5
  1. E6 - Drippy Strummer
Self
2017 Dying Laughing Self
2017 Don't Ask Me Ask Britain Team Captain
2017 The Nightly Show
  1. E21 - Episode Twenty One
Guest
2017 Room 101 - Series 6 Writer
2017 Room 101 - Series 6 Host / Presenter
2016 The Graham Norton Show - Series 20
  1. Special - Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, James McAvoy, Frank Skinner, Gary O'Donovan, Paul O'Donovan, Pete Tong
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2016 The Rest Is History - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2016 Room 101 - Series 5 Writer
2016 Room 101 - Series 5 Host / Presenter
2015 Don't Start - Series 3 Writer
2015 Don't Start - Series 3 Neil
2015 Don't Make Me Laugh - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 50
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Host / Presenter
2015 What A Performance! Pioneers Of Popular Entertainment Host / Presenter
2015 Bring The Noise
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - The Unseen Remix
  3. Special - The Unseen Remix
Guest
2015 Rotters Felix
2015 Taskmaster - Series 1 Self
2015 Frank Skinner: Man In A Suit Writer
2015 Frank Skinner: Man In A Suit Host / Presenter
2015 Celebrity Squares - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 49
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Host / Presenter
2015 Room 101 - Series 4 Writer
2015 Room 101 - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2014 The Rest Is History - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2014 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 7
  1. E4 - Frank Skinner, Stanley Tucci, Natalie Dormer, Lily Allen
Guest
2014 The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night Self
2014 Have I Got News For You - Series 48
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Host / Presenter
2014 QI - Series L
  1. E4 - Levity
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 11
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 12
Guest
2014 Just A Minute - Series 70 Guest
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Frank Skinner: Man in a Suit Self
2014 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 12
  1. E6 - Frank Skinner, Heston Blumenthal, Cardinal Burns, Paloma Faith
Guest
2014 The Last Leg - Series 3
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2014 Room 101 - Series 3 Writer
2014 Room 101 - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2013 The Graham Norton Show - Series 14
  1. Special - Monty Python, Anchorman 2, Joan and Jackie Collins, Frank Skinner, Michael Bublé
Guest
2013 Have I Got News For You - Series 46
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Host / Presenter
2013 Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Inside Set List
  3. Special - The Best Of Set List
Guest
2013 Don't Sit In The Front Row - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2013 I Love My Country Team Captain
2013 It's Not What You Know - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Have I Got News For You - Series 45
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Host / Presenter
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At...
  1. E4 - Entertainment
  2. E9 - Royals
Self (Archive Material)
2013 Comic Relief's Big Chat With Graham Norton Host / Presenter
2013 The Graham Norton Show - Series 12
  1. E11 - Josh Groban, Billie Piper, Frank Skinner, Example
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2013 Room 101 - Series 2 Writer
2013 Room 101 - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2012 Don't Sit In The Front Row - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2012 Don't Start - Series 2 Writer
2012 Don't Start - Series 2 Neil
2012 Ronna & Beverly
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 11
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2012 That Sunday Night Show - Series 3
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2012 Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?
  1. E1 - Growing Up
Self
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 10
  1. E11 - Kenneth Branagh, Zach Braff, Frank Skinner
Guest
2012 Room 101 - Series 1 Writer
2012 Room 101 - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2011 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 5
  1. Special - Chris Moyles Christmas Quiz Night
Self
2011 Imagine: The Art Of Stand-Up Self
2011 Class Dismissed Host / Presenter
2011 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 5
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2011 Frank Skinner's Opinionated - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2011 Frank Skinner On George Formby Host / Presenter
2011 Would I Lie To You? - Series 5
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2011 Don't Start - Series 1 Writer
2011 Don't Start - Series 1 Neil
2011 That Sunday Night Show - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2011 I've Never Seen Star Wars - Series 4
  1. E2 - Frank Skinner
Guest
2011 QI - Making Of Special
  1. QI Genesis
Guest
2011 QI - Series I
  1. E3 - Imbroglio
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 5
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 6
Guest
2011 The Rob Brydon Show - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - An Insider's View
Guest
2011 Lee Mack's All Star Cast
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2011 What's So Funny? - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2011 Frank Skinner's Opinionated - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2011 So Wrong It's Right - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2011 That Sunday Night Show - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2010 The Right Notes In The Wrong Order Host / Presenter
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
  1. E9 - David Baddiel's Little Cracker
Self
2010 Have I Got News For You - Series 40
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Host / Presenter
2010 The Talk Show Self
2010 Frank Skinner's Opinionated - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2010 The Bubble
  1. E1 - Reginald D. Hunter, Victoria Coren, Frank Skinner
Guest
2010 Frank Skinner: Live From The Birmingham NIA Crew
2010 Frank Skinner: Live From The Birmingham NIA Actor
2009 Russell Brand: Skinned Host / Presenter
2009 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 23
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Host / Presenter
2009 Chain Reaction - Series 5
  1. E3 - Frank Skinner interviews Eddie Izzard
Host / Presenter
2009 Chain Reaction - Series 5
  1. E2 - Dave Gorman interviews Frank Skinner
Guest
2009 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2009
  1. E7 - Tuesday 18th
Guest
2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 1
  1. E9 - Peter Andre, Frank Skinner, Natalie Imbruglia
Guest
2009 You Have Been Watching - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2009 Yes, It's The Ashes
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2009 Mock The Week - Series 7
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2009 What The Dickens? - Series 3
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2009 Heresy - Series 6
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2009 Have I Got News For You - Series 37
  1. E1 - Episode One
Host / Presenter
2009 Genius With Dave Gorman - Series 1
  1. E2 - Frank Skinner
Guest
2009 Galton & Simpson's Half Hour Football Fan
2008 Have I Got News For You - Series 36
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Team Captain
2008 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 22
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Technically, The Best Series Ever
Team Captain
2008 Have I Got News For You - Series 36
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Have I Got News For You Christmas 2008
Guest
2008 Frank Skinner Live At The Birmingham Hippodrome Writer
2008 Frank Skinner Live At The Birmingham Hippodrome Host / Presenter
2007 Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self (Archive Material)
2007 Tough Gig Self
2006 Heresy - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2005 Heresy - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E4 - The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
Guest
2004 Harry Hill's TV Burp - Series 4
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self
2004 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 6
  1. E7 - Terry Wogan, Jane Leeves, Frank Skinner, The Bees
Guest
2004 Shane Writer
2004 Shane Shane
2003 Comedy From Merton To Enfield
  1. E1 - David Baddiel
Self
2000 Time Gentlemen Please - Series 1
  1. E12 - Day Of The Trivheads ...
  2. E17 - New Year's Steve
'Cheeky' Alan Supple
2000 Baddiel And Skinner Unplanned Host / Presenter
1999 Harry Hill - Christmas Special
  1. Harry Hill's Christmas Memory Lane Of Laughter
Self
1999 It's... The Monty Python Story Self
1995 Room 101 - Series 2
  1. E2 - Frank Skinner
Guest
1995 Have I Got News For You - Series 9
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
1994 Fantasy Football Host / Presenter
1994 Fantasy Football Host / Presenter
1994 Fantasy Football Host / Presenter
1994 Fantasy Football Host / Presenter
1994 Fantasy Football Host / Presenter
1994 Fantasy Football - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1994 Gagtag - Series 1 Team Captain
1994 Blue Heaven - Series 1 Composer
1994 Blue Heaven - Series 1 Writer
1994 Blue Heaven - Series 1 Frank Sandford
1993 Have I Got News For You - Series 5
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
1992 Have I Got News For You - Series 4
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
1992 Blue Heaven - Pilot Writer
1992 Blue Heaven - Pilot Frank Sandford
1980 An Audience With...
  1. E38 - Harry Hill
  2. E40 - Al Murray - The Pub Landlord
Self
Frank Skinner Self
Frank Skinner Writer
Frank Skinner Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Frank Skinner on IMDb

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