Michael Spicer is a writer, comedian and actor who rose to fame with a series of viral sketches entitled The Room Next Door.
The Room Next Door – which depicted a frantic adviser feeding lines into the hidden earpieces of politicians and public figures taken from real-life interviews – accumulated 80 million views (and counting) on social media and has led to a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show, a nationwide tour, a book deal, a radio series, a Writers’ Guild award and several appearances on The Late Late Show in the US. He has over half a million followers on Twitter, nearly 200,000 on TikTok and over 160,000 subscribers on YouTube.
Away from The Room Next Door, Michael has also appeared as a regular performer on The Mash Report on BBC2 and Late Night Mash on Dave, as well as guest appearances in After Life and Bridgerton. He has also appeared in both series of Mandy on BBC2 playing a variety of roles. He was also the producer for series two.
Michael’s situation comedy on BBC Radio 4 about life as a viral sensation entitled Before Next Door won two British Comedy Guide awards.
Michael will also soon be appearing in North Star, written and directed by Kristin Scott Thomas, and Disclaimer starring Cate Blanchett and directed by Alfonso Cuarón for Apple TV.