EDINBURGH FESTIVAL PREVIEW SHOW
PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME 8PM (DOORS 7.30PM)
AS IT’S AN EARLIER TIME, WE WILL BE OFFERING A BBQ FOR THOSE WISHING TO EAT.
HAL CRUTTENDEN is one of the top touring stand up comedians working in the UK and Ireland today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer, presenter and actor.
He has made several appearances on ‘Live at the Apollo’ (BBC1 & 2), ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC1), ‘The Royal Variety Performance’ (ITV1), ‘Would I Lie To You’ (BBC1) ‘The One Show’ (BBC1), ‘The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice’ (BBC2 & Channel 4) and ‘The Apprentice: You’re Fired’ (BBC2).
He’s toured extensively in the UK and Ireland over the last 8 years, he has also taken shows to the Montreal, Melbourne, and New Zealand comedy festivals and he’s recorded three stand up specials for Next Up -‘Tough Luvvie’, ‘Straight Outta Cruttenden’ and ‘Chubster’. Hal’s next tour, ‘It’s Best You Hear it From Me’ starts in 2022.
Hal wrote and starred in his own sitcom, ‘Hal’ on Radio 4, as an actor he trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, he has appeared in ‘Shackleton’; ‘Eastenders’; ‘Touching Evil’, ‘Bramwell’, ‘Mrs Dalloway‘, ‘Brexit’, ‘Making News’ and ‘Orwell A Celebration’.
“On top form, Cruttenden consistently delivers full on laughs”
Edinburgh Evening News
“Go and see Hal Cruttenden, he’s got something to say and he’ll make you laugh a lot!”
“Reminded me how much I love stand up”
IAN STONE is ranked amongst the top ten stand-ups in Britain by The Independent, Ian Stone is one of the most talented topical acts and comperes in the country. Edgy and provocative, with an easy-going manner and self-depreciating style, Ian is at great ease bantering with an audience.
Ian’s many TV appearances include two shows of Mock The Week (BBC 2), The World Stands Up (Paramount Comedy 2005) The Comedy Store (Ch5 – 3 appearances and 1 for The Comedy Channel), Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC 2), The Stand-Up Show (BBC 1), Saturday Live (ITV), Live at Jongleurs (ITV), two series of The Katy Brand Show for ITV2 & The 11 O’clock Show (CH4).
“Ian Stone is intelligent and likable and has the audience in the palm of hand from the second he steps on stage. This is the type of comedy that leaves you giddy and on the highest high. After seeing him last night I totally understand why the punters were returning for a second dose.”