Stephen Bailey

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Comedian, presenter, actor and writer, Stephen Bailey is a proud northern working class gay man. The multi-award nominated star’s indecorous brand of gossipy humour has singled him out as one of the UK’s most sought-after talents for comedy and entertainment formats.


Comedian, presenter, actor and writer, Stephen Bailey is a proud northern, working class, gay man. The multi-award nominated star’s brand of gossipy humour has singled him out as one of the UK’s most sought-after talents for comedy and entertainment formats.

Stephen’s credits include Unbreakable, co-host on Date or Drop alongside Amanda Holden, Live at the Apollo, Would I Lie To You, Richard Osman's House of Games, Strictly: It Takes Two, Pointless Celebrities, Celebrity Mastermind, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, and is a regular on CelebAbility.

​During lockdown Stephen wrote and starred in his own mini-series Comedians in Quarantine: House Olympics, for Comedy Central, and created a true-crime podcast with his lawyer boyfriend called Order in the Bedroom. As well as being a prominent talent on the UK comedy circuit, he has also supported Katherine Ryan, Jenny Eclair, Jason Manford, John Bishop, and Sarah Millican.

Stephen’s quick-wit, playful sarcasm and enigmatic charm captivates instantly. He has made a name for himself hosting Celebs on the Farm, Celebs on the Ranch, and Takeshi’s Castle. He was the resident Agony Uncle on Zoe Ball on Saturday and Sunday, and a series regular on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.

On radio he has guest hosted the Sunday Takeover on Virgin Radio, The Jason Manford Show on Absolute Radio, and The Sunday Sessions with Laura Whitmore on BBC 5Live. He also hosts the podcast Let's Talk About The Husband, with Zoe Lyons. Each episode reality TV fanatic Stephen tries to prove to Zoe that there are many life and societal lessons to be learnt from reality TV.

Stephen is also fluent in French and Spanish, a trained counsellor and has a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do. He is a proudly passionate ambassador of LGBTQ+ rights and representation within the media industry.


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Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani and Anne-Marie Imafidon

We were joined at 87 Barts Close by three brilliant speakers on a panel that delved into the complex world of Artificial Intelligence. Over the hour our panellists de-mystified AI, speaking about AI’s immense promise for enhancing our lives, alongside the apprehension it has generated regarding job security, privacy infringement, and ethical considerations.


87 Barts Close, 87 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7EB


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, Julia Gillard, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, London