Martin Trenaman is an English comedy writer and actor who has contributed to many modern comedy series including Trinny & Susannah: What They Did Next and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
He is best known as an actor for his television roles as Alan Cooper in The Inbetweeners and as Lance, the store manager stuck in a daily grind, in PhoneShop.
Winner of So You Think You're Funny? in 1994, Martin has gone on to write additional material for shows such as Head on Comedy, Lenny Henry in Pieces and Haywire, and comedians such as Harry Enfield, Johnny Vaughan and Phil Kay. The Lenny Henry special which he contributed to was winner of the Golden Rose of Montreaux in 2001.
Martin has also had cameos in scores of British comedy series, including Barking, The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything, The Strangerers, World of Pub, Saxondale, Wild West, TLC, He Says, She Says and The Mighty Boosh.
He also appeared in an episode of Spaced as Derek, the nemesis of Bill Bailey's character Bilbo Bagshot.