Hal Cruttenden

Hal Cruttenden

  • Stand-Up Comedian, Actor & Writer
  • Comedy Awards Host
  • After Dinner Speaker & Comedian

Hal is one of the top stand-up comedians working in the UK and Ireland today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer, presenter and actor.

He has hosted The Rugby’s On on BT Sport with Ugo Monye. He has also made several appearances on Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, The Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie To You, The One Show, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice and The Apprentice: You’re Fired

TV also includes Richard Osman’s House of Games, Mock the Week, Guessable, Celebrity Mastermind, Celebrity Chase, The Wright Stuff, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, The Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala, Just For Laughs Gala, and Celebrity Tipping Point.

He’s toured extensively in the UK and Ireland over the last 10 years, he has also taken shows to the Montreal, Melbourne, and New Zealand comedy festivals and he’s recorded three stand up specials for Next Up -Tough Luvvie, Straight Outta Cruttenden and Chubster. Hal’s is currently touring the UK with his It’s Best You Hear It From Me show.

Hal wrote and starred in his own sitcom, Hal on Radio 4, as an actor he trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, he has appeared in Shackleton, Eastenders, Touching Evil, Bramwell, Mrs Dalloway, Brexit, Making News and Orwell A Celebration.

If you would like to book Hal to appear at your event, please contact Prime Performers via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 3500 3331 to discuss your requirements.

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Hal was fantastic and easily up there with Gyles as one of our best MCs and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him. SBID Awards November 2023
Our event was the best one we have ever done and it was very overwhelming, a truly spectacular evening. Thank you so much for all your help with our guest speaker, as always you were a star. Hal was absolutely brilliant; what a lovely man as well. He had us all in fits of laughter, I have not heard a single piece of negative feedback about him from the evening. The audience loved him, he gave everyone a really good laugh and I would be really grateful if you could pass this feedback on to Hal and thank him from us all.
Hal was fabulous. He had the audience crying with laughter. He ran the awards brilliantly and they went totally smoothly. He went above an beyond actually, and even gave us a second set at the beginning of the awards part 2. After his part had finished he joined us in the crew room for a few beers and regaled us with stories. It was lovely and relaxed with good chats and fans popping in and out to share their appreciation. I hope he enjoyed himself too! Please pass on our thanks from UKSV.