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Bob MortimerBob Mortimer
Bob Mortimer studied law, and was working in London as a solicitor when twist of fate delivered him at comedy’s door. He was a regular audience member of Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out, and one of the few to be promoted from drinking pal to performer. Bob created many characters including 'The Man with the Stick' and 'Judge Nutmeg'.

Vic and Bob's growing TV profile led to the Big Night Out going out on late night television. A small cult following soon became a phenomenon, and cries of 'you wouldn’t let it lie!' were heard across the nation.

From then on Reeves and Mortimer have gone on to release hit singles ('Dizzy', 'I’m A Believer'), redefine the sketch show (The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer), and redefine the game show (Shooting Stars) with their surreal take on the world.

Bob is a Middlesbrough FC supporter, and lost a tooth when a rival fan lobbed a can at him.



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Shooting Stars on BBC CHOICE »»

  2002 Once Upon A Time In The Midlands (Film)
  2000 Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV)
  1993 Shooting Stars (TV)
  1993 The Smell Of Reeves and Mortimer (TV)
  1990 Vic Reeve's Big Night Out (TV)

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