Steve Whiteley is an actor, character comedian and film maker with a propensity to write a very serious biography. With a background in performing improvisation, he launched his YouTube channel Offkey World in 2014, which was nominated for ‘Best Internet Programme’ at the British Comedy Awards (fancy). The sketches and music videos on the channel have been featured in numerous publications, including Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, The Metro and more. His 2017 Edinburgh Fringe show ‘Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real’, received 5 star reviews and was one of Scroobius Pips ‘Top 6 picks of the Fringe’. Steve is a 2018 Hackney Empire Finalist (NATY’s) and a Semi-Finalist in both the 2017 ‘Musical Comedy Awards’ and the 2017 ‘Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off’ competition.
In 2018 ‘Wisebowm’ was commissioned as a BBC Radio 4 sitcom pilot, which will be broadcast in August 2019. Steve’s debut short film ‘Swiped’, which he wrote, directed and starred in was recently nominated for the 2019 Edinburgh TV Festival New Voices Award for best pilot. ‘Swiped’ is also an official selection at numerous festivals including Palm Springs Intl ShortFest, DC Shorts, Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival and more. Right OK that’s enough boasting for now, lets all just settle down shall we?