Worthing Golf Club Comedy Nov 10
10 November @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Richard Morton is a stand-up comedian, singer/songwriter, composer, TV/radio presenter, documentary maker, Time Out Comedy Award winner and founder member of the London Comedy Store’s long-running Cutting Edge show.
Richard is one half of the legendary harmony singing duo, The Panic Brothers and has also composed and recorded two albums of instrumental theme music with The Rich Morton Sound that have been critically acclaimed.
Richard has been an established headliner on the UK comedy circuit since the early 1990s, when he was also a regular support act on extensive UK theatre tours for stars such as Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Lee Evans and Phil Jupitus.
Richard has performed his successful one-man show at prestigious music and comedy festivals all over the world, including Edinburgh, Latitude, Reading, Leeds, Kilkenny, Phoenix and Montreal’s Just For Laughs.
TV credits…In the late ‘90s, Richard was a familiar face on Channel 5. His half-hour The Comedy Store Special went out on their second night; he presented two series of the quiz show, Move On Up, and was a regular panellist on both Bring Me The Head Of Light Entertainment and Wow, Fab, Groovy. And, after many guest spots, he was also a guest host on The Jack Docherty Chat Show.Other notable TV credits include appearances on The Comedy Store (Paramount Comedy), The Jack Dee Show (ITV), Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC 2), The Stand Up Show (BBC 1), Gag Tag (BBC 1),The World Stands Up (Paramount), That’s Entertainment (ITV), Wogan (BBC 1), Richard & Judy (Channel 4), Nothing Like A Royal Show (ITV); plus acting roles on Jack & Jeremy’s Real Lives (Channel 4) and the BAFTA award-winning series, Our Friends In The North (BBC2). Richard also worked as a joke and songwriter on Jack Dee’sSunday Service(ITV).
RICHARD MORTON ON JACK DEE SHOW
Radio credits…Over recent years Richard has written and presented various documentaries about music or comedy for BBC Radio 4, including In The Lounge With Rich Morton and, in early 2015, The Lost Art Of The TV Theme?
Other Radio 4 credits include being a panel member on the series Cross Questioned, and regular guest spots on Loose Ends, 4 At The Store and the classic quiz show Just A Minute.
For BBC Radio 2, Richard presented a series of Stand Up 2 and was a regular guest on Jammin’. For Radio 1, he was a frequent guest on Comedy Network and contributor to the topical comedy show Loose Talk.
STEVEN N ALLEN
Stand-up, writer and radio presenter.
“Very funny” – Time Out
“Charming and witty” – Chortle.co.uk
“Likeable”, “very appealing” – Hannah Chambers, Comedy Café (on ‘Live With… Chris Moyles’)
11 O’clock Show (Channel 4)
The Big Stage (Channel 5)
The Way It Is (Radio 4)
True Lies (Radio 4)
Heart FM breakfast show (Heart FM)
‘Live With… Chris Moyles’ (Channel 5)
Take The Mike (ITV)
New Talent Awards (BBC)
Shameless Channel 4
Hollyoaks Channel 4
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He has also supported the likes of Jason Manford, John Bishop and Keith Harris.
MC: JIM GRANT
Jim is a solid act and experienced mc.
Jim has played clubs, corporates and festivals, all over the U.K, Jersey, Canada and the U.S. He is available for live work, corporates, TV, radio and voice-overs and also drives. His act can also be “clean” if required. His likeable style has made him very bookable and has earned him many compering residencies.
Jim mcs and does sets for Jongleurs, comedy cafe, kings head and many others
Has his own live show 4pm every wednesday on Radio Lewes, ” Beyond The News”
Daily Telegraph Award Regional Runner Up 2001
Guest presenter for Sky TV
Stand Up Britain ITV,
Personality Driven AUDI CHANNEL
BBC Radio Sussex Breakfast Show
Talksport Radio, Ian Collins Show
Express FM Drivetime with Adrian Knight
“A very witty and knowledgeable presenter” Sky TV Feb 08
“Very, very funny headliner” BBC Radio, Carrie Cooper, June 2007
“Jim Grant walked on stageas he told joke after hilarious joke, and brilliantly
responded to talkers in the audience” SQ MAGAZINE 2011
“Jim certainly has enormous presence, combined with a razor wit, means he’s perfect for compering” – East Magazine Feb 2003
“Sparky regular compere, Jim is a master of getting the crowd going.” – Herald March 2003
“Very funny and a highly competent MC” – Source Magazine Feb 2004
“A long applause for his set.” – Royal Stratford Theatre August 2004
“A born communicator” – East Magazine March 05
“Really enjoyed his set” Alistair McGowen June 09
Comedy In Worthing
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