Lost Voice Guy

News: Lee Ridley Revealed As An Ambassador For Scope

The disability equality charity Scope has announced that Lee Ridley, also known as Lost Voice Guy, is now an ambassador for the charity.

Lee’s profile has rocketed in the past year. He was the first comedian in the history of the show to win 'Britain’s Got Talent' and has been invited to appear on 'America’s Got Talent: The Champions' which will be televised on NBC in January 2019.

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News: Britain's Got Talent Winner Lost Voice Guy Publishes First Book

Britain's Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy has written his first book.

I'm Only In It For The Parking will be published by Bantam Press on April 18, 2019. The author is credited as Lee Ridley - Lost Voice Guy's real name.

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News: Lost Voice Guy Encourages Disabled People To Share Stage With Him

Lost Voice Guy, the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2018 is to host BBC Ouch’s disability and mental health storytelling event at the Edinburgh Festival this summer.

Lee Ridley, known as Lost Voice Guy, will introduce disabled storytellers, at BBC Ouch: Storytelling Live 2018 on August 9th at the BBC’s Big Blue Tent.

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News: Britain's Got Talent Winner Lost Voice Guy Returns To Radio 4

Ability, the semi-autobiographical co-creation of Britain's Got Talent winner Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) will return to Radio 4 for a second series.

The recommission follows the recent success of the first series, which aired on Radio 4 in May 2018.

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News: Lost Voice Guy Wins Britain's Got Talent

Lost Voice Guy has won this year's Britain's Got Talent final. 

The Newcastle based comedian whose lost his voice through cerebral palsy and whose real name is Lee Ridley, got the most votes from viewers. Another comedian, Robert White, came second.

Lost Voice Guy wins £250,000 and will perform in front of the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance. He joked, via his iPad which he speaks with, that he had loved the Queen since she sang Bohemian Rhapsody.

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News: Lost Voice Guy Storms Into Britain's Got Talent Final

Comedian Lost Voice Guy has made it into this year's Britain's Got Talent final.

In the first of this week's nightly semi-finals the comedian, real name Lee Ridley, who lost his real voice through cerebral palsy and delivers his jokes via an iPad, was voted through. It was an unusual show though. There were technical issues, possibly caused by thunderstorms and lightning, and the programme went off air for a while.

Musical act The D-Day Darlings are also going through to the final.

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News: Lost Voice Guy Triumphs On Britain's Got Talent

Comedian Lost Voice Guy has wowed the judges on Britain's Got Talent. 

The Newcastle comic, real name Lee Ridley, has cerebral palsy so speaks via a voice syntheriser.

His unique act quickly won everyone over: "I’m a struggling stand-up comedian who struggles to stand up...To be honest, I’m not sure how good I am, I’ll leave that for you to decide....but just so you know, if you don’t laugh at the disabled guy you’re going to hell."

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News: New Radio Comedies Commissioned

Two new comedy shows have been commissioned by Radio 4 as part of a major new season of forthcoming programmes which explore the experiences of people and communities across the United Kingdom.

The two comedies, from Lost Voice Guy (pictured) and Ashley Blaker, are as follows:

Ability
2, 9, 16 and 23 May 2018, 11.30am-midday

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News: Applications Open For BBC New Comedy Award 2017

The BBC New Comedy Award 2017 has launched, once again hosted by Radio 4. The launch comes as Radio 4 announces the commission of a debut series from Lee Ridley – alias Lost Voice Guy – who won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2014.

News: BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2015 Launched

Applications are now invited for the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2015. 

The competition, which first started in 1995, has kick-started the careers of many top UK comics. Past winners and finalists include Rhod Gilbert, Josie Long, Peter Kay, Angela Barnes, Alan Carr, Nina Conti, Sarah Millican and Russell Howard.

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