Ripon, March 3rd 2020
3 March @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Matt Richardson, Alfie Moore, and host Danny Deegan
Matt started doing stand-up in November 2009 when he was 18 years old and started gigging regularly in February 2010. Within 18 months he quit university and his job in a lettings office to become a professional comedian at 20. He completed his 54 date debut UK Tour ‘Hometown Hero’ in 2013/14.
In 2016 Matt became the drivetime host on Virgin Radio, made a documentary ‘Pampered Pooches (ITV2), appeared on Drunk History (Comedy Central UK), and made a show about Family Guy for ITV2. He has previously co-hosted The Xtra Factor on ITV2 with Caroline Flack and appeared on Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC3), Celebrity Juice, Nevermind The Buzzcocks (BBC2), Viral Tap (ITV2) and a load of other bits and bobs.
“High wattage charisma from a talented young comic who's star is on the rise” - The Guardian
“Hilarious and charming” - The Mirror
“Sharp, funny and warm” - Heat Magazine
Former Police Sergeant turned stand-up comedian, and star of BBC Radio 4 Comedy 'It's a Fair Cop', Alfie Moore tasers his way through a set of hilarious and fascinating anecdotes drawn from his eighteen years on the beat.
Born and raised on a council estate in Sheffield he was an apprentice in the steelworks before joining the Police. He has subsequently served a whole new apprenticeship, honing his craft at comedy clubs all over the country.
With an observational comedic style, which lends itself to witty, and sometimes gritty, anecdotes based on everyday modern policing, Alfie has supported Sarah Millican, Russell Kane and Milton Jones on their national tours.
“Brilliantly funny, genuinely hilarious” - David Mitchell
“Gloriously, life-enhancingly funny” - The Scotsman
“Strikingly original” - Arts Desk
“A very funny man” - Rhod Gilbert
Danny Deegan is a comedian, writer and actor who began performing in 2003 and has since risen steadily through the ranks of some of the most prestigious comedy clubs in the UK. His tales of mischief and the characters he creates have kept audiences all over the country enthralled as he weaves in and out of the people he has met travelling. His talent and likability coupled with a confident swagger see him as one of the most popular acts in the North.
Fresh from a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, where he received rave reviews, Danny also recently performed a headline set at the Green Man festival in South Wales getting a great reception from the 400 people in the marquee and being asked to wrap up for Manchester band Doves after their headline set in front of 12,000 people.
Outside of live work Danny has made several TV and radio appearances. From being a guest on Radio GMR to having his own show "Afternoons with Danny Deegan" on CAT FM in Crewe. His TV credits include appearances on "Made in the North" and "The Adam and Shelley Show" to name but two.
“His seamless interactions with the crowd demonstrate that he’s a natural-born comedian... appealing to both the young and old, female and male” - Three Weeks
“Charming, witty and most importantly funny” - Metro
“Deegan has a mature confidence in his abilities” - Chortle
This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.
Note: Line-ups are subject to change in extreme, and unavoidable, circumstances.
Matt Richardson & Alfie Moore – Ripon – March 3rd 2020
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