David Mitchell(1974-), Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mitchell met comedy partner Robert Webb as members of the Footlights drama club while studying at the University of Cambridge and went on to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. They first appeared on television in the sketch show Bruiser (2000) but are best-known as the flatmates Mark and Jeremy in the award- winning sitcom Peep Show (since 2003). In 2006 the duo made their first stand-up tour with The Two Faces of Mitchell and Webb, their film Magicians was released in 2007 and This Mitchell and Web Book was published in 2009. As well as pursuing solo careers Mitchell and Webb have continued to collaborate on further series of That Mitchell and Webb Look.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below