Ed Gaughan

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Ed Gaughan
Years active2004-present

Ed Gaughan is a director,[1] comedian,[2] actor, voice actor and jazz musician.[3] He is best known for his starring role in the BAFTA-nominated 2010 film Skeletons and for voicing Baron von Greenback in Danger Mouse[4] and Q Pootle 5 in Q Pootle 5.[5]


He grew up in Barnstaple and went to Pilton Community College.[6]

2000-2010 he formed a standup comedy double-act with Andrew Buckley.[7]

He was nominated for The Peter Sellers Award For Comedy in 2011 for his role in the film Skeletons.[8]

Gaughan has been a voice over artist since 2007. His most famous roles include Q Pootle 5 on CBeebies and Baron von Greenback in Danger Mouse on CBBC.[9]

Acting roles in movies have included Hummingbird and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.[10]

He played guitar for the album Let's Do It - Jazz Classics With a Twist[11][non-primary source needed] with Danusia Samal.


  1. ^ "Milton Jones takes his comedy in a new direction". York Press. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  2. ^ "THE LOST DISC". Soho Theatre. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  3. ^ "Ed Gaughan". www.indiepixfilms.com. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  4. ^ "Danger Mouse villain voiced by Barnstaple's Ed Guaghan, starring with Stephen Fry and Richard Osman". North Devon Journal. 25 September 2015. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  5. ^ "BBC - Q Pootle 5 - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Barnstaple actor in award winning film". Western Morning News. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  7. ^ The Guardian - Film
  8. ^ "London Evening Standard British Film Awards: Carey and Keira vie for". Evening Standard. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  9. ^ "Stephen Fry joins Danger Mouse voice cast". BBC News. 2014-12-01. Retrieved 2021-05-10.
  10. ^ IMDB
  11. ^ Danusia Samal & Ed Gaughan, Let's Do It - Jazz Classics With a Twist, retrieved 2018-09-26

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