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Alex Zane

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Alex Zane is a presenter, writer and comedian.  He began his career at the age of 18 when he became a finalist in So You Think You’re Funny at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

A talented radio broadcaster, Alex began working at London radio station Xfm in 2002, and hosted the station’s prestigious breakfast Show for 2 years.  His radio show was heard by MTV producers, who subsequently signed him up to present shows such as Screenplay and TRL, leading to Alex being co-presenter on Popworld.

Since then, he has appeared on many Channel 4 entertainment programmes, such as 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Balls Of Steel. Most recently, he has been presenter on variety show Rude Tube and hidden camera show, Meet The Parents.

Alex has presented many large scale music and film events, such as V Festival, Wireless Festival, Golden Globes Red Carpet Live and Oscars Red Carpet Live.  Alex is also the face of Sky Movies, previously featuring in 35MM and the Harry Potter 3D Special, and he regularly writes film reviews for The Sun and Total Film.

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