Reginald D Hunter Since his first UK comedy gig twenty-one years ago Georgia-born Reginald D Hunter’s searingly honest observations both onstage and on TV and Radio have garnered him a cross-generational
Reginald D Hunter
Since his first UK comedy gig twenty-one years ago Georgia-born Reginald D Hunter’s searingly honest observations both onstage and on TV and Radio have garnered him a cross-generational fan base.During that time he has become one of the Comedy industry’s best-known performers for his distinctive take on the most diverse range of subjects. His work can be brutally honest and is often considered to be controversial but it is always meticulously thought out and he has never been afraid to face challenging issues head on even when the focus is on his own principles or beliefs.He reached the final of So You Think You Are Funny in 1998 during his first visit to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was nominated for The Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer in 2002 for his debut full-length show I Am What I Am. He was then nominated for The Edinburgh Comedy Awards main prize in 2003 for White Woman and 2004 for A Mystery Wrapped In A Nigga.His TV appearances have included Never Mind The Buzzcocks, QI and Have I Got News For You? He also filmed two series of the BBC2’s hugely popular Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The South & Reginald D Hunter’s Songs of The Border, documenting Reginald’s epic road trip through 150 years of American popular song.Reginald regularly tours the UK and Ireland and he has been seen by audiences around the world from America to Australia.
Glenn began his comedy career in his hometown of Vancouver in 1995… Made the move to London in 1998 and quickly became one of the rising stars, and household names on the UK & European comedy circuits. He has toured all over the world including: Australia, New Zealand, USA, South Africa, Switzerland, France, Croatia, Arabia & Asia (to name a few!) Winning over audiences globally and a TV favourite on the Melbourne, Sydney & New Zealand International Comedy Galas. Glenn was nominated for Best International Act at the New Zealand Comedy Awards and was twice nominated as Best Headliner at the Chortle Awards.His impressive array of TV credits include John Oliver’s ‘New York Stand-Up Show’ as well as appearances on: The Green Room with Paul Provenza, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard’s Good News! Glenn was a highlight on The John Bishop Show (BBC1) and hosted a new NBC series Before the Morning After. Would have heard him alongside his co-host Frankie Boyle on their podcast Freestyle. As a guest on The Richard Herring Podcast and seen him on Doug Stanhope’s The Comedians’ Comedian’s Comedians (SeeSo), which was recorded at SXSW!“Seeing Glenn Wool perform should be made compulsory for the melancholy. There’s no way you won’t feel a bit better about the world afterwards. Lethally funny” – MetroMost recently Glenn has been touring with Reginald D Hunter and is also a favourite opener for the likes of Doug Stanhope and Frankie Boyle!When he is not on the road he is a popular addition to many of the UK music festivals comedy stages including: Reading & Leeds, Bestival, Download, Sonisphere & Glastonbury! Glenn has also been lending his voice along with Katherine Ryan (Netflix & Live At The Apollo) to the BAFTA award-winning Lottie Bearshout: Good as Goaled – for Disney XD!In recent years Glenn has dominated the international comedy circuit, performing to huge crowds in Holland, Singapore, Dubai, Cape Town, Melbourne, Montreal, LA, New York, Auckland and Sydney.
Matt Reed (MC)
Amicable as he is quick witted, Matt Reed is in great demand as a headliner and host for club nights, festivals and corporates around the country. “Reason alone to attend a comedy night is having Matt Reed as MC! – BBC NewcastleMatt was a finalist in the Daily Telegraph Award in 2002 alongside Mark Watson and Gary Delaney. He has reached the semi-finals of the BBC New Comedy Award and the So You Think You’re Funny Awards. He was also a finalist in the industry-selected Leicester New Act of the Year Award. Having deservedly earning himself the reputation of being an excellent hot ticket live performer, you’ll be on the edge of your seat if you are fortunate enough to see him skilfully destroy any heckler that may cross his path. ”Brilliant, always original…one of the newest stars of comedy…the finest compere I’ve seen in a long time” – The Leeds GuideMatt has been a favourite tour support for the likes of Jim Jefferies, Sean Lock and Jason Manford. Most recently he has been supporting John Bishop (Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, The Royal Variety Show, Live at The Apollo) to huge success.
Doors/Bar: 7pm | show starts: 8pm
Please note: this show may not be suitable for children.