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Steve Furst

Steve began his professional career writing for Chris Evans' Power Up show on BSB's Music channel in 1990. Redundancy saw him set up Britain's first ever comedy magazine The Heckler. In 1992 he began to work as a stand-up comedian and was runner up in the So You Think You're Funny? competition in 1993. As a promoter he founded The Double Six Club, The Youth Club and The Regency Rooms which spawned the character Lenny Beige. Beige's TV credits include: 16 half hour Lenny Beige Variety Pack shows for BBC Choice, a Channel Four special, three series of Night Fever for Channel 5 and well over 50 guest spots on other TV and radio shows.

In 2000 Steve began to pursue his comic acting, leaving Lenny Beige behind for a time. He appeared in the first series of Fun At The Funeral Parlour for BBC Choice and was part of the team for Rumbled, a BBC hidden camera show and was a performer on the first Lenny Henry In Pieces sketch show which won the prestigious Golden Rose of Montreux Award. At the start of 2001 Steve starred opposite Hugh Laurie in a short film called The Piano Tuner which has been seen at many short film festivals worldwide.

He then appeared regularly on The Johnny Vaughan Tonight show on both BBC Choice and BBC 1, took part in a second series of shows called Probe (an exploration into improvisational character comedy) at the Soho Theatre and took his first show up to Edinburgh for three years, called Celebrity Squares featuring six brand new characters all somehow connected to the world of the celebrity. Steve also featured in the Jewish romantic comedy Suzi Gold playing the Rabbi.

Last year Steve was a featured support in the BAFTA award winning BBC's 'Little Britain' and the Gold Arrow Award Winning Orange Cinema campaign working alongside Carrie Fisher, Roy Schneider and Spike Lee. He was a featured regular contributor to 5's The Wright Stuff BBC3's Liquid News and Radio 4's Loose Ends. 2004 was even better with a further series of Little Britain (this time for BBC1) and 7 more Orange commercials (featuring Sean Astin, Patrick Swayze and Daryl Hannah). He also landed roles in BBC1's Born and Bred, My Dad's The Prime Minister and the second series of Absolute Power with Stephen Fry. These will all broadcast early next year as will The Clap a short film for Breakthru Films in which Steve plays the lead, Noel.

He has written a book for Virgin publishing called A History of Radio Comedy, and has contributed to many radio 4 and Radio 2 shows (most recently The Day The Music Died and Jammin' for Radio 2).

He is currently developing Probe for the BBC and has several other projects in development with various production companies.