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Steve Hall + Steve Royle
February 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Comedy at the Walnut Tree Inn.
Ticketed event. Tickets are £12.50 and available direct from Walnut Tree Inn.
SUPPORT: DIMITRIS DEECH
COMPÈRE: JAMES COOK
STEVE HALL has been a stand up support act for Russell Howard on his sell-out national tours Adventures, Dingledodies and the 2009 arena tour Big Rooms and Belly Laughs.
Steve’s recent work has also included a second series of writing for BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show, as well as taking his solo show Steve Hall’s Very Still Life to the 2011 Edinburgh Festival.
A finalist in the BBC New Comedy Award and Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award, Steve Hall made his fringe debut in 2003 in the sell out Edinburgh show, Three Men and a Giant. Steve returned to Edinburgh in 2008 with his first solo stand up show solo show Vice Captain Loser.
Steve Hall also makes up one third of the if.comedy Award nominated sketch show ‘We Are Klang’. In 2007 We Are Klang showcased at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, where the group was nominated for a Barry Award, before they returned to Edinburgh for a four night sell-out run. The group has appeared on the Paramount Comedy Channel’s Edinburgh & Beyond for two years running and was nominated in 2006 for the Chortle Best Sketch Show, which they won in 2007.
As part of We Are Klang, Steve wrote and starred in the group’s own sitcom series for BBC3.
“This is stand-up as it should be: snappy and smart, occasionally nasty, and always funny”
“His debut solo show was a masterpiece of emotive storytelling”
STEVE ROYLE is an actor, writer, comedian, juggler, a “Gillard award” winning presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire and now a finalist on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent 2020.
Steve most recently completed his 17th consecutive pantomime at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool (and his 22nd Pantomime in total) and was also made an honourary member of The Friends Of The Grand in 2016 for his services to the theatre. Last year he starred, to critical acclaim, in the World premier tour of “Naturally Insane: The Life of Dan Leno” and is taking the show to the West End (Criterion Theatre).
In 2015 he performed 16 nights at The Manchester Arena as part of the “Phoenix Nights Live” show, helping raise well over £ 5 million in the process. He also appeared at the London Palladium twice within a month later that year when he performed as part of the TV show “Sunday Night At The Palladium” and as warm-up for “One Night With Neil Diamond”.
He spent many years as “Special Guest” on Dave Spikey’s Tours and has supported several other top comedic names including Peter Kay, Mick Miller, Roy Walker and The Lancashire Hotpots! He was also the first comic, ever, to act as “Warm-up” for The Royal Variety Show featuring Take That, Rod Stewart, Barry Manilow and Meatloaf.
“A Brilliant Comedian”
Peter Kay (in his autobiography “Saturday Night Peter”)
“Fantastic…Should be a Star!”
Dave Spikey (in his autobiography “Under the Microscope”)
“A comedy masterclass! “