British comedy talent Marcus Brigstocke will host the 2016 National Bed Federation (NBF) Bed Show Gala Dinner and Bed Industry Awards ceremony on Tuesday 20th September.

Writer, actor, presenter and performer, Marcus is best known for his comedy slot on BBC Radio 4, including The Now Show and The Brig Society, as well as launching satirical programme, The Late Edition, the late night BBC4 answer to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

He has hosted and appeared as a panellist on Have I Got News For You, I’ve Never Seen Star Wars on both radio and TV, a regular on panel shows from QI to Just A Minute, and has even appeared on Question Time, Newsnight and This Week. Marcus has also performed on the big screen with appearances in Love Actually, Piccadilly Jim, Telstar: The Joe Meek Story and Beyond the Sea.

“We’re looking forward to welcoming Marcus to our Gala Dinner,” says Jessica Alexander, executive director of the NBF. “A natural presenter and comedian, Marcus is sure to make the Gala Dinner a lively night of humour and great entertainment.”

The 2016 Bed Industry Award winners will also be announced that evening at Telford International Centre.