The Jump: Meet Marcus Brigstocke

The comic is swapping comedy for ski jumping on Channel 4’s new winter sport-themed reality show

The Jump: Meet Marcus Brigstocke
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Name: Marcus Brigstocke

Age: 40

Famous, why? Marcus is a stand-up comedian and presenter with credits including I’ve Never Seen Star Wars and Marcus Brigstocke’s Trophy People.

Bio: As well as his own shows, Marcus is a regular guest on programmes like Live at the Apollo and QI. He'ss also starred in stage shows Spamalot and The Railway Children, as well romantic comedy Love Actually.

Some mild swearing follows…

Then: Love Actually 

Now: On Live at the Apollo this year

The Jump starts on Sunday 26 January on Channel 4