Episode 48 – Alex Lowe

Derek and Kieran are joined by Alex Lowe. Fresh from his hilarious performance as the royal corespondent on the finale of This Time with Alan Partridge.

 Alex is a popular actor with a unique sense of humor. Lowe is famous for his pseudonyms Barry from Watford and Clinton Baptiste, and he has appeared in numerous television, film, and radio programs.

Lowe made his professional acting debut in 1981 and went on to appear in a diverse selection of acting roles. Throughout the nineties, he made notable appearances in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Grange Hill, The 11 O’Clock Show, and more. In 2001, he played Clinton Baptiste in Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, a character that has since become part of Lowe’s persona. A quirky psychic who can contact the paranormal, Clinton Baptise entertains crowds across the UK on headlining tours.

Debuting in 2005 on Iain Lee’s radio show, Barry from Watford is Lowe’s other character known for his outlandish political and social commentary. The notoriously entertaining Barry has appeared in numerous broadcasts throughout the years including Harry Shearer’s Le Show. He has released several original podcasts, most notably  Clinton Baptiste’s Paranormal Podcast and The Angelos and Barry Show alongside comedy partner Dan Renton Skinner as Angelos Epithemiou.

Recently, Lowe continues to take on acting roles in Sam Delaney’s News Thing, Tinkershrimp & Dutch, Fireman Sam, The Late Night Alternative, and In The Long Run. He enjoys a strong online following and is scheduled for more headlining comedy tours in the future. A one-of-a-kind talent that can entertain any audience, Alex Lowe and his characters are famous across the world.