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Noel Fielding's Biography

 
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Noel Fielding was born on 21 May 1973 in London.

His father Ray worked as a Post Office manager and his mother Diane worked for the Home Office. His French grandmother played a key part in his upbringing

He studied at art college in Buckinghamshire.

Noel Fielding then started to work as a stand-up comedian, and he met Julian Barratt on the comedy circuit.

Together they won the Perrier Award for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1998, and their BBC Three comedy show The Mighty Boosh, which ran from 2004 to 2007 proved a major hit.

Noel Fielding stayed in the public eye as a regular panellist and then captain on the BBC's music quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks, until the series ended in 2014.

Other strings to his bow include appearing on The IT Crowd, forming the music project Loose Tapestries with Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno, exhibiting at the Saatchi Gallery and the Museum Of Liverpool, and publishing an art book, The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton.

In March 2017, it was announced that Noel Fielding would co-present The Great British Bake Off.

His long-term girlfriend is Lliana Bird.



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