Toby Foster (born 13 August 1969) is a British comedian, actor, radio presenter, promoter and festival producer. He went to the Barnburgh Junior School, followed by Lacewood Primary School, Dearneside Comprehensive and Wath Comprehensive in Rotherham. He is the current host of BBC Radio Sheffield's breakfast programme. He is perhaps better known to a wider audience as Les one half of double-act Les Alanos with Alan played by Steve Edge in Peter Kay's sitcom Phoenix Nights, which he starred in from 2000-2002. He has also appeared in That Peter Kay Thing and Max and Paddy's Road To Nowhere.

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  • Toby Foster (born 13 August 1969) is a British comedian, actor, radio presenter, promoter and festival producer. He went to the Barnburgh Junior School, followed by Lacewood Primary School, Dearneside Comprehensive and Wath Comprehensive in Rotherham. He is the current host of BBC Radio Sheffield's breakfast programme. Foster is also a stand up comedian, who promotes and comperes at Sheffield's Last Laugh comedy club, and was a founder member of the M.E.N.@Work team at Manchester's Comedy Store.He now runs his own company, Don't Shoot Productions Ltd which runs comedy nights all over the north of England, as well as The Last Laugh Comedy Festival each October in Sheffield. He comperes the highly successful Last Laugh Comedy Club at Sheffield City Hall most weekends. He is perhaps better known to a wider audience as Les one half of double-act Les Alanos with Alan played by Steve Edge in Peter Kay's sitcom Phoenix Nights, which he starred in from 2000-2002. He has also appeared in That Peter Kay Thing and Max and Paddy's Road To Nowhere. He is affectionately referred to as "One-Take" Toby by friend and co-star Peter Kay, because of his belief that he never gets his lines wrong. Foster also played a character in the Christmas Special of Extras, credited as "Northern Comic", and featured in the mock Celebrity Big Brother show. In 2008, he worked on the British comedy film "Snappers" which was shot on location in Torbay. The film also stars Joss Stone, Matt Milburn, Tim Healy, Suranne Jones, Matt Slack and John Bowe, amongst others. Originally due for release in October 2008, this has now been shelved for legal reasons. (en)
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  • Toby Foster (born 13 August 1969) is a British comedian, actor, radio presenter, promoter and festival producer. He went to the Barnburgh Junior School, followed by Lacewood Primary School, Dearneside Comprehensive and Wath Comprehensive in Rotherham. He is the current host of BBC Radio Sheffield's breakfast programme. He is perhaps better known to a wider audience as Les one half of double-act Les Alanos with Alan played by Steve Edge in Peter Kay's sitcom Phoenix Nights, which he starred in from 2000-2002. He has also appeared in That Peter Kay Thing and Max and Paddy's Road To Nowhere. (en)
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