Ali Cook is a magician, comedian, actor and historian of deception. He has written and starred in seven of his own comedy and Magic series for Channel 4, Channel 5, and Sky1. His Channel 4 Series Dirty Tricks was nominated for a British Comedy Award. Cook also wrote and acted in the short film The Cunning Man, winner of the Arri Alexa short film competition which was long-listed for a BAFTA. His latest series, Ragdoll, premiered on Alibi in December 2021.