Steve Marsh (comedian)

For other people with the same name, see Steven Marsh (disambiguation).

Stephen "Steve" Marsh (born 1978) is a British actor and former co-host of the CBeebies programme Big Cook, Little Cook, and was also co-host of Space Hoppers. Marsh plays the part of the big cook, Ben. He and his Big Cook, Little Cook co-host Dan Wright form a comedy duo under the name of Electric Forecast. He also appeared in Wright's documentary F*** Off, I'm Ginger and as himself in Sky 1's Crash Test Dummies during 2007.

From 10 July to 14 July 2007, Marsh and Wright were guest hosts on Big Brother's Big Mouth, and in January 2008, the pair starred as feuding brothers in an episode of ITV drama Kingdom. He also had a part in Emmerdale, as a policeman during the storyline involving Nick Henshall, who killed main characters Viv Hope. He also teaches Geography at Ridgewood in Scawsby, Doncaster.

He appears in the Ken Loach film Looking For Eric as the main antagonist, Zac. The film was released in June 2009, and co-stars Steve Evets, John Henshaw and Eric Cantona.

On 16 February 2007, Marsh and Wright starred in their own show, Crash Test Dummies, narrated by Brian Blessed.

In January 2012, he appeared in Hollyoaks as Graham Hardman alongside his wife Deena Hardman (played by Sian Brecklin).[1] They made their first appearance on 31 January of that year. Marsh was involved in a human trafficking storyline which involved one of main soap's character, George Smith, and new character Phoebe Jackson from Kirkby, Liverpool.

From September 2015 to December 2015, Marsh taught Geography, on a temporary basis, at Doncaster school, Ridgewood School.

He is Steve on Steve and Janine in the morning on Rock FM within the Lancashire region.[2][3]


  1. "'Hollyoaks' George 'will be terrified'". Digital Spy. 2012-03-06. Retrieved 2016-11-03.
  2. "Married couple take over breakfast show as part of Rock FM's new line-up". Prolific North. Retrieved 2016-11-03.
  3. "Djs Breakfast". Rock FM. Retrieved 2016-11-03.
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