Who is Phil Jerrod's wife? 'Mock The Week' star and comedian dies after cancer battle

Jerrod’s agency Off The Kerb informed that the comedian died after being diagnosed with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer


                            Who is Phil Jerrod's wife? 'Mock The Week' star and comedian dies after cancer battle
Phil Jerrod had three critically acclaimed solo shows in his name at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (YouTube)

'Mock The Week' star Phil Jerrod died on Saturday, September 4. He was 42 years old. The comedian was battling with a rare form of cancer, reports say. Jerrod’s agency Off The Kerb informed that the comedian died after being diagnosed with sarcoma.

"It is with deep sadness we have to announce the death of Phil Jerrod. Phil peacefully passed away at home after a battle with cancer, with his devoted wife Beck by his side, " a statement read. "Phil was a dear friend to us, an incredibly kind and talented man, who was taken far too soon. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him, " the statement further added. We have witnessed the demise of many great comics in recent months. Fuquan Johnson, Paul Mooney, Sean Lock and Trevor Moore are to name a few. 

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Friends and colleagues from the comedy world paid their condolences to Jerrod. Nish Kumar tweeted, "This is awful news. A great comic and a lovely man." Channel 4 star Romesh Ranganathan said, "Phil Jerrod was one of my very best friends and I loved him dearly. He was a brilliant comic, but more importantly one of the kindest and loveliest men you could ever meet. You would always feel better for having spent time with him. I will miss him so much."

Angela Barnes wrote, "On Saturday we had to say goodbye to one of my best friends, the incomparable Phil Jerrod. One of the most loving, funniest and most creative people I’ve known. All my thoughts are with Beck, your beloved wife. I love you, Phil, life won’t be the same again. Utterly heartbroken." Lloyd Griffith tweeted, "Such awful news. Not only was Phil really bloody funny, but he was the nicest man you’d ever bump into. Thoughts and prayers with Beck. Cancer can f*** off."



 



 



 

Apart from performing stand-up on stage, Jerrod wrote for 'The Now Show', 'The News Quiz', and 'Mock The Week'. He was awarded Best Debut Act at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2015. The comedian had three critically acclaimed solo shows in his name at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is famously known for his podcast 'Crash Bang Wallop', which saw over one-hundred-thousand downloads since launching in 2018.

Who is Phil Jerrod's wife?

Phil Jerrod was married to Beck for 13 years. Beck had been fundraising for Cancer Research UK since August when she participated in the Shine Night Walk in Brighton. It is not immediately clear if the couple had any children.  

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