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Comedy Impressionist/ MC/ After Dinner Speaker

STEPHEN OWEN - Comedy Impressionist - MC-Opener-Middle-Headline

Stephen Owen was born in Shepherds Bush London W12. Proud owner of one of the most unusual back stories in show business.
1985 at 17 years old, he signed his first professional comedy contract as a talented impressionist, supporting comedy legends Jimmy Marshall and Jeff Stevenson. Inspired by the likes of Freddie Starr, Bobby Davro and Steve Coogan he developed his act into a full 45 minute club standard spot for that era..

By 18, he had worked many of the traditional smoke-filled working clubs in and around the London area.

In 1986 he turned down a summer season contract with Warner Holidays and successfully completed the selection process for the Metropolitan Police. Having entertained the selection panel during his job interview, he went on to complete 30 years exemplary service as a career Detective, specialising in Homicide investigation.

Throughout his Police career he stepped in and out of the entertainment business, as both an MC and Comedy Impressionist. Performing across many corporate events, comedy nights and charity fundraisers.

Stephen is now celebrating his 36th year in the entertainment business. A wide range of accurate celebrity and sporting impressions, combined with his own brand of observational stand up, has created many career highlights.

These include New Zealand Rugby Legend Craig Dowd’s testimonial, England Barmy Army dinner with Darren Gough, An evening with Paul Merson. Previous clients include Wasps Rugby club, Watford football club, Wooden Spoon Society, Spinal Injury association, Metropolitan Police. With huge passion for the comedy club circuit as well, he has supported the fantastic talents of Bob Mills, Gary Delaney, Adam Bloom, Ninia Benjamin and Ricky Grover to name but a few.

A naturally funny, experienced, engaging communicator with an inherent talent for comedy impressions.
Recent highlights include... supporting Phoenix Nights Clinton Baptiste on his UK tour, advising on a Police sit com project. Regular guest on the Bob Mills radio show and currently writing his own one man show “Stolen Identity" to preview in 2022.

Homicide Detective…Comedy Impressionist…. Stand Up Comedian…. Severe Acute Pancreatitis Survivor……The material writes itself!

“Super confident totally unflappable, Stephen Owen is every inch the natural comic. Such easy charm, immediately the audience know they are in competent and very funny hands. Bang – On impressions and such an amiable way with the crowd I could listen all night”
Alex Lowe Actor, Writer, Comedian

“Stephen Owen a superb mimic! His Dara `O Briain and Michael McIntyre make you wish they hosted a show together. Hilarious!”
Lewis MacLeod, Radio 4 Dead Ringers

“Whether it be to MC, middle or open, Steve Owen is safe hands. A calm professionalism with brilliantly funny impressions. We have booked him numerous times across various gigs, always been a real crowd pleaser”
Mark Rann Chesham Comedy Club
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