Bradley is an actor, comedian, singer and presenter. He has played the lead role of Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brookes in ITV’s hugely successful Law & Order, and Danny Baldwin in the award-winning soap Coronation Street, a role which earned him Best Actor at The Royal Television Society Awards, The TV Times Awards and the British Soap Awards, and three Best Actor nominations at The National Television Awards.
Bradley stars alongside Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who as her new companion, Graham. His series started airing on BBC One in October 2018 and he received extensive praise for his performance. The Guardian wrote that ‘Bradley Walsh delivers the kind of proper acting it’s easy to forget he is very good at, in a searing depiction of grief' and The i described his performance as 'effortlessly, unbearably moving' whilst Digital Spy noted that he 'continues to demonstrate his dramatic strengths’.
Other TV drama credits include ITV’s Torn, ITV’s The Old Curiosity Shop alongside Sir Derek Jacobi, and BBC 1 six-part comedy SunTrap.
Bradley has extensive presenting credits, including The Chase, Celebrity Chase, Sunday Night at the Palladium and Tonight at the London Palladium. He was a Team Captain on Play to The Whistle and presented Keep it in the Family and Cash Trapped, a quiz show he co-devised and presents and is particularly proud of, all on ITV.
In film, Bradley has appeared in Mike Bassett: England Manager and Ken Loach’s short film Happy Ending, which was celebrated at the Cannes Film Festival.
Bradley’s debut album, Chasing Dreams, was the highest selling UK debut album of 2016. His follow up album, When You're Smiling, was released for Christmas 2017.
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Bradley Walsh might be Britain's greatest gameshow host - The Guardian
Bradley Walsh delivers the kind of proper acting it’s easy to forget he is very good at, in a searing depiction of grief.
The Guardian on DOCTOR WHO
[Poigniant] scenes are probably not that difficult to nail when you have Bradley Walsh – a revelation – leading them. This week Graham returned home to an empty house, haunted by the grief of losing his wife Grace […] the cracked face and swimming eyes of Walsh are just effortlessly, unbearably moving.
The i on DOCTOR WHO