Justin Lee Collins

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Justin Lee Collins is a television presenter, radio presenter and occasional singer. Hailing from Bristol, he is well known for his West Country accent.

Winner of the Loaded LAFTAS ‘Funniest Man’ award in 2010, Justin also won ‘Television Presenter of the Year’ Award at the 2009 Royal Variety Club Awards.

Along with Alan Carr, Justin hosted the Channel 4 comedy-variety Friday Night Project from 2006, and went on to host The Sunday Night Project when the show moved to Sunday nights for its seventh series in 2008. The eighth and final series of ‘Project’ and aired in 2009. In September of the same year Justin’s autobiography Good Times! was published.

Justin has fronted a myriad of personal documentaries for various channels, including a number of Bring Back shows for Channel 4, and a series for Channel 4 entitled The Convention Crasher. Following this, Justin hosted his own talk show, The Justin Lee Collins Show on ITV in 2009, which focused on topical issues, but with a comedic twist.

In 2009, after signing an exclusive deal with Five, Justin hosted the channel’s game show Heads Or Tails, where players could win up to 1 million by correctly calling coin flips. Early 2010 saw him host his own ten-part entertainment chat show for Five, Justin Lee Collins: Good Times, in which he interviewed some of the most interesting and topical guests in town, with a musical act from pop, rock or theatre performing at the end of each show.

2011 saw Justin front Justin Lee Collins: Turning Japanese, a three part series about Japanese culture for Channel Five, as well as Steven Seagal v. Justin Lee Collins, a one-off documentary in which Justin goes head to head with Steven Seagal! Justin also recently presented a run of the Saturday afternoon show on Xfm 104.9. Towards the end of 2011 Justin turned his hand to musical theatre landing the role of nightclub owner Dennis Dupree in the international hit musical Rock of Ages.

Available for corporate events Justin’s warm personality, enthusiasm, and charm make him a wonderful host for a variety of events. His previous corporate work includes hosting large-scale awards and corporate entertainment evenings, including the Slimming World Awards, the Nabs Big Bash flagship annual fundraising event, the GO Belfast Magazine Awards, and the Superdrug StarStruck: bi-annual fundraiser in aid of Cancer Research UK, NSPCC and Teenage Cancer Trust. Justin has also hosted business conferences such as Halifax Community Bank Plenary sessions.

Justin is a talented singer and he contested to represent the UK and Ireland in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, with a song written by Boyzone star Ronan Keating. Where appropriate, Justin can even perform a bit of cabaret at corporate events!

Twitter: @iam_jlc

Just a note to say how fantastic we thought Justin was on Saturday, hosting the Superdrug Starstruck charity event and to say thank you for making it such a brilliant evening for us and our guests. For a celebrity booking to not only do the job in hand but to seemingly actually enjoy himself AND then happily meet guests and have a laugh and a picture, was really and truly refreshing – Justin please don’t ever change from being such a nice down to earth and naturally funny man! Justin, you really deserve all of the accolades you are receiving and best of luck for now and certainly for a long and successful future.


I just wanted to forward on our thanks for what an amazing job Justin Lee Collins did on Saturday for us. He was truly amazing! The feedback we’ve had has been unbelievable and the audience just loved him. If you could pass on a huge thank you to him from us that would be fabulous.


On behalf of all of us at NABS, a huge thank you for your amazing performance at last week’s NABS Big Bash. I was deeply impressed not just by your professionalism, but also the way you truly engaged with the audience both on and off the stage. So many people have come up to say how brilliant you were. They are not a forgiving or easy audience, so it’s a praise well justified. It was also great of you to stay on and meet / greet the many fans that you have (many new ones). You are a fabulous entertainer and thanks to your hosting, the audience had a wonderful evening raising money for a good cause. I very much hope that we may be able to entice you back at some stage to do some more events for NABS and meanwhile thank you for all of us for your performance last Thursday.