John Oliver (Education)

Host Of Last Week Tonight

Undergraduate Education: English

Oliver studied at Christ’s College at Cambridge University where he majored in English. Oliver jokingly said in an interview, “I chose english because I was already English so I was bound to be good at it.” At Cambridge, Oliver already showed his passion for comedy, he joined the Cambridge Footlights Comedy Troupe where he was a comedy writer. After he graduated Oliver went on to become a comedy writer with his friend from Cambridge, Richard Ayoade.