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Encyclopedia > David Walliams
David Walliams
Birth name David Williams
Born August 20, 1971 (1971-08-20) (age 36)
Surrey, England
Other name(s) David Williams
Influences Steve Martin

David Walliams (born David Williams, August 20, 1971) is an English comedy actor, best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas in the sketch show Little Britain. // David Williams is the name of: David Williams (didgeridoo), (born 1983) Aboriginal musician and artist David Williams (Son of Dork), a guitarist in the British band Son of Dork David Williams, Welsh musician with the New Wave/Rock band, The Dear & Departed Dave Williams (musician) (1972 – 2002), singer of Drowning... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the English county. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Steve Martin (disambiguation). ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Matthew Richard Lucas (born March 5, 1974) is an English comedy actor. ... This article is about the British TV show Little Britain. ...

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Biography

Born in Surrey to Peter (a London Transport engineer) and Kathleen Williams (a lab technician), Walliams was raised in Banstead. Both his parents appeared in The Friday Night Project, as their son David was the guest star on the new show. Walliams was educated at Reigate Grammar School, where he was a contemporary of Robert Shearman. He was a member of the National Youth Theatre, where he met comedy partner Lucas, and later studied Drama at the University of Bristol, where he was in the 1989-92 cohort - one year below Simon Pegg. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... This article is about the English county. ... London Transport could mean: London Passenger Transport Board (1933-1948) London Transport Executive (1948-1963) London Transport Board (1963-1970) London Transport (1970-1984) - an agency within the Greater London Council London Regional Transport (1984-2000) Transport for London Transport in London History of transport in London (1933-2003) Category... Banstead is a town in Surrey, England, on the border with Greater London. ... The Friday Night Project is a British comedy-variety show by Princess Productions that first aired in the United Kingdom on Channel 4 in February 2005. ... Reigate Grammar School is an independent co-educational day school located in the Surrey town of Reigate. ... Robert Shearman (also credited as Rob Shearman; born February 10, 1970 in London, England, United Kingdom) is currently best-known as a writer of Doctor Who audio plays for Big Finish, and for his ongoing association with Jarvis & Ayres Productions (Martin Jarvis and Rosalind Ayres) which has resulted in four... The London-based National Youth Theatre or NYT is the United Kingdoms leading organisation for young people in the field of theatre. ... For other uses, see Drama (disambiguation). ... The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. ... Simon John Pegg (born 14 February 1970 in Gloucester) is an English comedian, writer and film and television actor. ...


Walliams is a stage name adopted for Equity purposes. This was sent up in Rock Profile, in which Robbie Williams is always referred to as 'Robbie Walliams'. The British Actors Equity Association (now called Equity) is the British actors trade union. ... Rock Profile is a British television show written by and starring comedy partnership Matt Lucas and David Walliams. ... For other people with the same name, see Robbie Williams (disambiguation). ...


On 4 July 2006, Walliams successfully swam the English Channel to raise money for Sport Relief. On 6 November 2006, he won The Mirror's Pride of Britain Award for the Most Influential Public Figure as he raised more than £1 million swimming the channel for Sport Relief. Although initially tipped as a contender for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year poll for 2006, he failed to make the final shortlist of 10 contenders. Instead, Walliams was given a special award during the ceremony for his achievement. In July 2006, Walliams also became a Patron of the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Thoroughbred racehorse of the same name, see English Channel (horse). ... Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to fight poverty in the UK and Africa. ... is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Walliams is left handed.


Career

His first known TV appearance was as Lesley Luncheonmeat on Sky One's show Games World in 1993. He appeared alongside Alex Verrey, who played Big Boy Barry, every Tuesday evening. After that he went on to be "The Lift" on the first series of the CBBC gameshow Incredible Games in 1994. Bob Mills and Dave Perry present The Eliminator in Series 3 of Games World. ... Current CBBC Logo CBBC - short for Childrens BBC - is the brand-name for the BBCs childrens television programmes aimed at children aged between 6 and 12 years old. ... Incredible Games was a popular childrens game show which was broadcast between 1994-1995 (two series) by the BBC. It included a variety of games, performed by contestants between the ages of 11 and 14. ...


Walliams appeared alongside comedy partner Matt Lucas in the video of the Fat Les song Vindaloo, the unofficial anthem for the England national football team at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Matthew Richard Lucas (born March 5, 1974) is an English comedy actor. ... Fat Les is a British band consisting of Alex James, the bassist from Blur; actor Keith Allen; and artist Damien Hirst. ... Vindaloo was a single from 1998, recorded for the 1998 FIFA World Cup by Fat Les. ... First international  Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Biggest win  Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Ireland; 18 February 1882) Biggest defeat  Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European Championship Appearances 7 (First in... 1998 World Cup redirects here. ...


Together with The League of Gentlemen's Mark Gatiss, he wrote and appeared in Doctor Who parodies The Pitch of Fear, The Web of Caves and The Kidnappers for BBC2's "Doctor Who Night" in 1999. He later performed in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio play Phantasmagoria, written by Gatiss. In 2000 he played Jake Plaskow in the BBC's Attachments, set in an internet start-up company. He appeared in an episode of Black Books in which he complained about getting second-hand smoke from the main character, who waved him off saying, "Forget about it, you can buy me a drink sometime." He also appeared as Rats in the surreal comedy by Rob Grant The Strangerers, shown on Sky One. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mark Gatiss (born October 17, 1966) is an English actor and writer. ... The long running science fiction television series Doctor Who has over the years been the subject of many comedy sketches and especially made comedy programmes, from Spike Milligans Pakistani Dalek to the Comic Relief episode Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 2. ... Big Finish Productions is a British company that produces audio plays released straight to compact disc, based on British cult science fiction properties. ... Phantasmagoria is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... Attachments is a BBC TV Series that ran for two seasons from 2000 to 2002, a total of 26 episodes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Strangerers is a television comedy written by Rob Grant centering around alien beings on a mission to Earth, where they take on human form. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ...


He appeared in an episode of EastEnders In 2003. He appeared in the second episode of Marple. Walliams has had a sitcom called Home in the pipeline since September 2003, having written most of it with potential co-star Rob Brydon. Ronnie Corbett said he agreed to appear in it. In 2000 he appeared in an episode of Simon Pegg's (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) Spaced as 'Vulva' an artist/collaborator from Brian's past and now a self proclaimed artist of impressionism. EastEnders is a popular BBC television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC1 on 19 February 1985[4] and continuing to date. ... Geraldine McEwan as Miss Marple Marple is a British television series based on the Miss Marple murder mystery novels by Agatha Christie. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rob Brydon (born Robert Brydon Jones, May 3, 1965, Baglan, Port Talbot) is a Welsh actor, comedian and impressionist most famous for his role as Keith Barret in the BBC comedy Marion and Geoff and The Keith Barret Show. ... Ronnie Corbett in Extras Ronald Balfour Corbett, OBE (born 4 December 1930 in Edinburgh, commonly credited as Ronnie Corbett) is a British comedian and actor, best known as one of The Two Ronnies. ...


In 2006, Walliams made an appearance in the movies A Cock and Bull Story. He later in the year he presented a documentary on James Bond, entitled David Walliams: My Life with James Bond. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the novel by Will Self see Cock and Bull, for the expression, see Cock and Bull. ... 007 redirects here. ...


In November 2007 he returned to non-comedic television, garnering excellent reviews for his portrayal of a suave and dangerous manipulator in Stephen Poliakoff's Capturing Mary. Stephen Poliakoff Stephen Poliakoff (born December 1, 1952) is an acclaimed British playwright, director and scriptwriter, widely judged amongst Britains foremost television dramatists. ... Capturing Mary is a BBC television drama (co-produced by HBO), written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff. ...


He appears in the forthcoming film Virgin Territory. Virgin Territory is a film scheduled for release on January 5, 2007 based upon Giovanni Boccaccios Decameron. ...


Walliams and Lucas

He and Lucas have appeared as grotesque caricatures of various rock musicians in the series Rock Profile and in the spoof documentary series Sir Bernard's Stately Homes. They were also stars of the Paramount Comedy Channel Show "Mash and Peas" and it was in this guise that they appeared in the Fat Les video (see above). For the book of comics by Daniel Clowes see Caricature (Daniel Clowes collection) A caricature of film comedian Charlie Chaplin. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... Rock Profile is a British television show written by and starring comedy partnership Matt Lucas and David Walliams. ... In contemporary usage, a parody (or lampoon) is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke some affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ... Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. ... Sir Bernards Stately Homes was a series of British TV comedy series first shown in 1998 on BBC Two, it was later re-run on Play UK. Only six 10 minute programmes were produced, they were written by and stared Matt Lucas and David Walliams. ...


Walliams and Lucas both had brief speaking roles in the movie Plunkett And Maclaine as prisoners.


Walliams and Lucas recently starred together in the music video for the Pet Shop Boys single "I'm with Stupid", in which the two are apparently auditioning their version of the song's video for Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, who are tied up and appear to be hostages. Among the characters played by Walliams in Little Britain are Emily Howard, the "rubbish transvestite", the mad Scottish hotel owner, Ray McCooney, and Sebastian Love, a camp aide (or aide de camp) to the Prime Minister, on whom he has a huge crush. Pet Shop Boys are a Grammy Award nominated British synthpop/pop music/electronic music duo, consisting of Neil Tennant who provides main vocals, keyboards and very occasionally guitar, and Chris Lowe on keyboards and occasionally on vocals. ... Im with Stupid is a song by British synthpop band Pet Shop Boys and is featured on their 2006 album, Fundamental. ... For other uses, see Video (disambiguation). ... Neil Tennant (right) with collaborator Chris Lowe (left) Neil Francis Tennant (born July 10, 1954 in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England) is an English musician, who, with his colleague Chris Lowe, makes up the successful pop duo, Pet Shop Boys. ... Chris Lowe (left) with collaborator Neil Tennant (right) Christopher Sean Lowe (born on October 4, 1959 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England) is an English musician, who, with his colleague Neil Tennant, makes up the successful pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Florence (Little Britain). ... Transvestism is literally the practice of cross-dressing, wearing the clothing of the opposite sex, and transvestite literally refers to a person who cross-dresses. ... Ray McCooney is a fictional character from the cult BBC TV and Radio Show Little Britain, played by David Walliams. ... Sebastian Love is a fictional character from the cult BBC TV and radio show Little Britain, played by David Walliams. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is, in practice, the political leader of the United Kingdom. ...


In 2006, as the pair toured Britain with a stage show, Little Britain Live, Walliams managed to fit in two hours of swimming training every morning in preparation for his cross-channel swim. On 3 April 2005, the swimming pool scene featuring Lou & Andy was hailed as the greatest comedy sketch of all time in a Channel 4 poll, on the show The 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches.[1] (Vicky Pollard's swimming pool sketch came fourth.) Little Britain Live poster Little Britain Live is a stage show based on the TV sketch series Little Britain, performed by its stars, Matt Lucas and David Walliams, and directed by Jeremy Sams. ... For the Thoroughbred racehorse of the same name, see English Channel (horse). ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the British television station. ...


Swimming the English Channel

On 4 July 2006 Walliams swam the English Channel for the charity Sport Relief (part of Comic Relief).[2][3] is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Thoroughbred racehorse of the same name, see English Channel (horse). ... Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to fight poverty in the UK and Africa. ... For the origin of the term, see comic relief. ...


He successfully completed the swim in 10 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 35 km (22 miles) stretch of sea, the equivalent of 700 lengths of an Olympic standard swimming pool. This was wrongly reported as one of the top 50 recorded times for an unaided Channel crossing (He actually placed 167th at the time of crossing in only the CSA listings, excluding the CSPF listings)[4]. However, he did raise over £1,000,000 in donations. It took nine months of training to prepare for the swim. The training had to coincide with Walliams and Lucas's Little Britain Live tour, so every morning before performing he had to complete several hours of training before performing on stage in the evening. Walliams first swam from Lee-on-the-Solent near to the City of Portsmouth Hampshire to the Isle Of Wight in around 2 hours and he also completed an eight hour swim off the coast of Croatia before embarking on the cross-channel attempt. Walliams has insisted that prior to his challenge he had never seriously taken part in any sport.[5] A Donation is a gift given, typically to a cause or/and for charitable purposes. ... Little Britain Live poster Little Britain Live is a stage show based on the TV sketch series Little Britain, performed by its stars, Matt Lucas and David Walliams, and directed by Jeremy Sams. ... Tour may mean: Concert tour, series of performances in different markets Tourism, travel for pleasure James Tour, nanoscientist Le Tour de France, the worlds biggest bicycle race This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The seafront and beach at Lee-on-the-Solent. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... For other places with the same name, see Portsmouth (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Hampshire (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Isle of Wight (disambiguation). ...


The Bluetones, whose lead singer Mark Morriss is a friend of Walliams wrote a song in honour of his achievement. Entitled Fade In/Fade Out it can be found on their self-titled album, which was released on 9 October 2006. Walliams was awarded a special award in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in recognition. Matt Lucas made a Documentary of this, entitled "Little Britain's Big swim", which can be found on the Little Britain Live DVD. The Bluetones are an English indie rock band, formed in Hounslow, Greater London, in 1994. ... Mark Morriss (born Mark James Morriss, 18 October 1971, Hounslow, Middlesex, England) is the lead singer and songwriter for the English band, The Bluetones. ... The Bluetones is the fifth album by The Bluetones. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year award is given to one sportsman or sportswoman, usually British, every year. ... Little Britain Live poster Little Britain Live is a stage show based on the TV sketch series Little Britain, performed by its stars, Matt Lucas and David Walliams, and directed by Jeremy Sams. ...


Personal life

One of Walliams's good friends is Jimmy Carr and although he has appeared several times in the comedy panel game show 8 out of 10 Cats, which is hosted by Carr, he makes numerous references to not knowing who Carr is.[citation needed] Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... James Anthony Patrick Carr (born September 15, 1972 in London[1]) is a British comedian known for his deadpan, satirical and often dark humour. ... 8 out of 10 Cats is a comedy panel game made by Zeppotron (a subsidiary of Endemol) for Channel 4. ...


Although David walliams is a heterosexual and has only had relationship with woman. The media, mainly the tabloids make rumours that Walliams is gay or bisexual and that isn't true.[6], and humorous references to this are made on the DVD commentary of Little Britain, and on 8 out of 10 Cats on 20 July 2007, Walliams humorously said: "You've got me all wrong. I'm gay." However, in an interview with Queerday, Walliams stated that life would be easier if he were attracted to men.[7] There have been rumours (most perpetuated by the red top press) that Walliams and Lucas are a couple, but such rumours were set to rest when Lucas registered his civil partnership with his male partner of three years in December 2006. Heterosexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by esthetic attraction, romantic love or sexual desire exclusively for members of the opposite sex or gender, contrasted with homosexuality and distinguished from bisexuality and asexuality. ... GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ... In human sexuality, bisexuality describes a man or woman having a sexual orientation to persons of either or both sexes (a man or woman who sexually likes both sexes; people who are sexually and/or romantically attracted to both males and females). ... is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In the United Kingdom, the so-called Red Tops are a group of newspapers who have a red front page banner, and who share an emphasis on entertainment news, sports and political scandals. ... A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by couples of differing sexes who do not...


Walliams once went on a date with actress Jessica Stevenson. His confirmed ex-girlfriends include Abi Titmuss, Patsy Kensit , Australian model Emily Scott and Caroline Aherne. In the book Inside Little Britain he refers to a woman he fell in love with as "Miss X"; Lisa Snowdon later revealed in the Daily Mirror that she was Miss X. He is now rumoured to be dating his best friend, Spice Girl Geri Halliwell. As of August 28, 2007 he just asked former Big Brother star Charley Uchea on a date. Though, this is most likely as a joke. Jessica Stevenson is an English actress and writer, most renowned as one of the creators of the sitcom Spaced. ... Abigail Evelyn Titmuss, best known as Abi Titmuss, (born 8 September 1976 in Ruskington, Lincolnshire),[1][2] is an English glamour model turned television personality and occasional actress. ... Patricia Jude Frances Kensit (born 4 March 1968 in Hounslow, Middlesex) is an English actress and singer, and is also well-known for her three celebrity marriages. ... Emily Scott (born 1983, Canberra, ACT) is an Australian commercial, lingerie and glamour model. ... Caroline Aherne (born 24 December 1963 in Ealing, London) is an English actress and comedian. ... Lisa Snowdon (born Lisa Snawdon on 2 September 1971) is an English actress, supermodel, television presenter and singer. ... Alternate newspaper: The Daily Mirror (Australia) The Daily Mirror is a popular British tabloid daily newspaper. ... The Spice Girls are an English all-female pop group, formed in London in 1994. ... Geraldine Estelle Geri Halliwell (born 6 August 1972) is an English pop singer and songwriter, television personality, writer, and actress, and became famous (under the nicknames of Sexy Spice and Ginger Spice) in the late 1990s as a member of the girl group the Spice Girls. ... is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For the current series, see Big Brother 2007 (UK). ... There are 24 housemates in total in the eighth series of Big Brother in the UK where they are observed by television viewers 24 hours a day and each week, a housemate will be voted to be evicted by the general public until the winner is left. ...


Selected Filmography

Bob Mills and Dave Perry present The Eliminator in Series 3 of Games World. ... Rock Profile is a British television show written by and starring comedy partnership Matt Lucas and David Walliams. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see Pisces Iscariot. ... This article is about the television series. ... This article is about the television series. ... This article is about the television series. ... Time Gentlemen Please is a British sitcom. ... Cruise of the Gods was a one-off comedy/drama produced by Baby Cow Productions for the BBC. It starred Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan and David Walliams. ... EastEnders is a popular BBC television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC1 on 19 February 1985[4] and continuing to date. ... This article is about the British TV show Little Britain. ... Monkey Trousers is a comedy series on ITV featuring such British comedians as Alistair McGowan, John Thomson, Ronni Ancona, Mackenzie Crook, Griff Rhys Jones, Neil Morrissey, Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Marc Wootton and Steve Coogan. ... Shaun of the Dead is a zombie-themed romantic comedy (or rom zom com as it dubs itself) or zombie comedy released in 2004. ... Geraldine McEwan as Miss Marple Marple is a British television series based on the Miss Marple murder mystery novels by Agatha Christie. ... For the novel by Will Self see Cock and Bull, for the expression, see Cock and Bull. ... Hustle may mean: Hustle (TV series), a BBC TV drama series shown on BBC One. ... Im Alan Partridge is a British sitcom. ... This article is about a television drama. ... The Friday Night Project is a British comedy-variety show by Princess Productions that first aired in the United Kingdom on Channel 4 in February 2005. ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the book, see Stardust (novel). ... Waking the Dead is a BBC TV programme following the work of a special police team who investigate cold cases; usually murders that took place a number of years ago that were never solved. ... This article is about an Australian soap opera. ... is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Run, Fat Boy, Run is a film directed by David Schwimmer, written by Michael Ian Black, and starring Simon Pegg, Dylan Moran, Thandie Newton and Hank Azaria, it was released on September 7, 2007. ... Capturing Mary is a BBC television drama (co-produced by HBO), written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff. ...

Biography

  • Neil Simpson: Yeah but No But: The Biography of Matt Lucas and David Walliams: London: John Blake: 2006: ISBN 1-84454-258-0
  • Boyd Hilton, Matt Lucas, David Walliams: Inside Little Britain: London: Ebury Press: 2006: ISBN 0-09-191231-8

References

  1. ^ Channel 4's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches at thecustard.tv
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tv_and_radio/sport_relief/5143966.stm
  3. ^ http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2255100,00.html
  4. ^ http://www.channelswimmingassociation.com/
  5. ^ http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3722156a1860,00.html
  6. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/showbiz/showbiznews.html?in_article_id=339946&in_page_id=1773
  7. ^ http://www.queerday.com/2005/nov/08/little_britains_david_walliams_i_wish_i_was_gay.html

External links

  • David Walliams at the Internet Movie Database
  • Walliams page on BBC Comedy Guide
  • David Walliams attempts to swim English Channel (Flash player required)
  • Comedy Zone Profile of Walliams
  • David Walliams Fansite
  • Little Britain Fansite
  • Wonderful World of Walliams
  • WalliamsandLucas.com
  • Watch Lucas and Walliams early TV shows

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DAVID WALLIAMS: Started off doing things at school like twice a year your class would take the assembly and normally it would just be somebody reading from a book like that, trying to get it over with, and I would go, “Great, okay, we’re going to do a production.
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