Top Ten Fosters Comedy God
Best Established Comedian Nomination Adelaide Fringe 2010
Chortle Top 50 Most Memorable Gigs of the Decade 2000-2010
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2007
Tom’s first television appearances were in Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Friday/Saturday Night Armistice and Fist of Fun. More recently he’s been in Spooks (MI5) and the IT Crowd.
Tom has written for many TV shows. One of the sketches he wrote for Trigger Happy TV made it into both the BBC and Channel 4 polls for best comedy moment and TV moment.
Tom was the host of the XFM Breakfast show in London before being awarded the largest fine in European Broadcasting History. He was fired again from his radio show in Christmas 2009 for high treason when he interrupted the Queen’s Christmas message with some jokes about the monarchy.
He’s presented many hours of live television including the sports show Under _e Moon. While presenting Channel 4’s breakfast show, readers of More Magazine voted Tom the 25th sexiest man in the world (the magazine has since folded).
Tom started filming a revival of the game show Celebrity Squares and when the show was cancelled he went a bit mad and with no knowledge of Spanish, or sailing or business he set up a spanish sailing business, sail-ibiza.net. _e business is based in Ibiza, an island not world famous for it’s clean living and demand for sailing.
He has enjoyed sell out shows at the Edinburgh Festival since 2007 and his characters, Ivan Brackenbury and Ian D. Montfort have been “monster hits” (Time Out) at comedy festivals and fringes throughout the world.
“Binns has his character absolutely nailed, and mines the comic seam ruthlessly to create top-quality entertainment with practically universal appeal.” THE GUARDIAN