Hal Cruttenden

Hal Cruttenden is one of the top comedians working in the UK today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer and actor. Recent television appearances include “Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow” (BBC1), “The Royal Variety Performance 2009″ (ITV), “Comedy Rocks” (ITV) and “The Rob Brydon Show” (BBC2) for which he also worked as a writer. In the last two years he has toured the UK with his shows The Tiny Rage Tour 2011 and Lively. 2011 also saw him tour to Canada with Just For Laughs and India with the Comedy Store. He is a regular at all the top UK comedy clubs and has supported Stephen Merchant, Rob Brydon, Sean Lock, Ardal O’Hanlon and Omid Djalili on their nationwide tours. This Summer he returned to the Edinburgh festival, after four years away, with a new show, Tough Luvvie. He can be frequently heard on the radio with appearances on Radio 5 Live alongside Richard Bacon, Nicky Campbell, Nick Hancock, Victoria Derbyshire and Stephen Nolan; Radio 4’s “Act Your Age,” “Four at the Store” and “Loose Ends;” Talksport Radio and Radio Ulster’s “The Blame Game.” Internationally, Hal has traveled across Canada on the Just For Laughs 2008 and 2011 Comedy tours following rave reviews for his appearance at the 2008 Just For Laughs Gala in Montreal hosted by Joan Rivers. He has also done shows at the Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival in 2005 and Just For Laughs Montreal again in 2004. Other international comedy tours include India, Bermuda, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jakarta, Bali, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore. For the British Armed Forces he has played gigs in the Falkland Islands and Cyprus.