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Marc Haynes is an English comedy writer and radio broadcaster.


Marc Haynes was brought up in London and won the 1998 edition of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award for stand-up comedy, the finals of which also featured Stephen Merchant and Dan Antopolski.


From 2004 to 2007, he worked with Richard Bacon on his XFM and Capital Radio shows. From 2007 to 2008, he worked with Alex Zane on the XFM breakfast show, before starting a weekly show and podcast called "Certificate X." Since 2010, he has hosted regular shows on BBC 6 Music with Bacon.


He is a regular writer on the ITV comedy shows Celebrity Juice and Richard Bacon's Beer and Pizza Club.

His radio credits include two series of the sitcom Clement Doesn't Live Here Anymore on BBC Radio 4 and co-writing a one-off comedy for BBC Radio 4 with Danny Wallace called New World Order.

In November 2008, his piece entitled "Fifty Years Of Popular Song Condensed Into A Single Sentence" was published by McSweeneys.


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