About Julian Clary
1959 Born in Surbiton, Surrey.
1970-77 Educated at St Benedict's, Ealing Abbey.
1978-80 Drama and English at Goldsmith's College, University of London.
After graduating Julian began working on the cabaret circuit in the early 80's, known as The Joan Collins Fan Club.
His TV break came in 1989 with an ITV quiz show called Trick or Treat. Then, following an appearance on Saturday Night Live, Channel 4 offered him his own show, 'Sticky Moments' (1990-91). More TV work followed, including: Terry and Julian ('92 Ch4), All Rise ('96 BBC), Prickly Heat ('98-2001 Sky), Its Only TV But I Like It ('99-2002 BBC), Strictly Come Dancing ('04 BBC), Come And Have a Go ('05 BBC Lottery show), Have I Got News For You ('06 BBC), Who Do You Think You Are ('06 BBC), QI ('06 BBC), The Under Dog Show ('07 BBC), Monte Carlo or Bust ('10, ITV), Just a Minute ('12/13, BBC2), Your Face Sounds Familiar ('13 ITV), Piers Morgan's Life Stories ('13 ITV), Nature Nuts ('15 ITV) and Passions - Noel Coward ('17 Sky Arts).
Julian is a regular panelist on Radio 4's Just a Minute and is also the voice of the narrator in 'The Little Princess' animated series.
Roles on stage include Leigh Bowery in Boy George's 'Taboo' (2004, West End and national tour), the Emcee in Rufus Norris's Olivier Award winning production of Kander and Ebb's 'Cabaret' (2007 West End), and Le Grand Mort ('17 at Trafalgar Studios). He also does panto most years as he enjoys wearing silly clothes and lots of make up.
Julian continues to tour the UK and Australia with his one man shows. In 2010 he completed a 140 date tour of 'Lord of the Mince', which is available on DVD. In 2013 he toured the UK with 'Position Vacant - Apply Within' which he took to Australia & New Zealand in April 2014.
in 2016 Julian toured the UK & Australia with his show 'The Joy of Mincing'.
in 2019 Julian toured the UK with his show 'Born to Mince'.
Julian has published several books:
'A Young Man's Passage’ - His autobiography (Ebury '05)
'Murder Most Fab' (Ebury '07)
'Devil in Disguise' (Ebury '09)
'Briefs Encountered' (Ebury ’12)
And for children:
The Bolds (Andersen Press ’15)
The Bolds to the Rescue (Andersen Press ’16)
The Bolds on Holiday (Andersen Press ’17)
The Bolds in Trouble (Andersen Press '18)
The Bolds Go Wild (Andersen Press '19)
Julian Clary is represented by
Mandy Ward Artist Management