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Hal Cruttenden

Hal CRUTTENDEN (England)

A right royal king of UK stand-up comedy and one of the hottest acts on the UK live circuit right now.

Hal Cruttenden is one of the top comedians working in the UK today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer and actor. He is also a three time Chortle Award nominee and was nominated for the Perrier Newcomer Award 2002 in Edinburgh.

He has appeared on no less than 3 series of 'Live at The Apollo' including as host, plus 2 prestigious 'Royal Variety Performances'. He has also appeared on ‘The John Bishop Show’ (BBC1)  ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC1) and frequently being seen on ‘Great British Bake Off – Extra Slice’ (BBC2).

Hal continues to tour his latest show ‘Straight Outta Cruttenden’ throughout the UK, Australia and New Zealand. 



As close to flawless as you could wish for.”
★★★★ The Herald Sun

"Hal Cruttenden proves in his latest show how his slick and upbeat comedy style keeps the audience laughing from start to finish, and why he is one of the biggest names in British comedy at the moment." 
★★★★★ Nouse

" intelligent, laugh-packed show that should put him in comedy's premier league."
★★★★ The Evening Standard

"...a great entertainer... Definitely worth going to see, a very funny hour."
★★★★ One4Review

"Full on hilarious."
 ★★★★ Edinburgh Guide  

"His offbeat humor and social observations will leave you laughing, and talking, for days after." 
★★★★ Edinburgh Guide

"...a performer that is difficult to hate and all too easy to enjoy."
★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine


Watch Hal on Live at the Apollo Season 11 Episode 7 
Watch Hal on Live at the Apollo Season 10 Episode 5
Watch Hal on Live at the Apollo Season 8 Episode 6
Watch Hal at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala 2016 
Watch Hal on Would I Lie To You .. This is my? Season 8 Episode 5 
Watch Hal on the Royal Variety Performance 2009


Follow Hal on Twitter: @Halcruttenden
Like Hal on Facebook: Hal Cruttenden Comedian
For more information on Hal visit his website:



Best Club Comic Nominee - 2012 Chortle Awards 
Perrier Newcomer Award Nominee - 2002 Edinburgh Fringe