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Richard Morton

“A great stand up. Audiences laughed longer and louder at Morton than any other act on the Fringe” SUNDAY TIMES
“Comic Genius” DAILY EXPRESS

Stand Up comedian, singer, songwriter and winner of the Time Out Comedy Award Richard Morton is now a regular on Channel 5.

You can see him on the 'Comedy Store Show' and on the retro quiz 'Wow Fab Groovy'. He’s also had his own half hour special, 'Richard Morton Live at The Comedy Store.' Guest appearances on other Channel 5 shows include 'Jack Docherty Chat Show', 'Tibs & Fibs,' 'Night Fever' and 'Live & Dangerous.'

ITV appearances include 'Jack Dee’s Saturday Night,' 'Funny Business' (both Granada), 'Good Stuff' (Carlton) and 'The Richard Morton Christmas Special' (Tyne Tees). BBC appearances include 'Gag Tag', 'The Stand Up Show' as well as an acting role in the Bafta nominated 'Our Friends In The North'. Richard also had several acting roles in Channels 4’s 'Jack and Jeremy’s Real Lives' series.

A regular on BBC Radio, he’ll be featured on the new series of 'Stand Up 2'. He’s a frequent contributor to 'Loose Ends' and 'The Locker Room' and played alongside Caroline Quentin in 'Cross Questioned.' He has also appeared in Radio 1’s 'Comedy Network', 'Loose Talk' and the classic 'Just a Minute'.

Richard has built up a formidable reputation as a live stand up, having completed several UK tours with Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jo Brand, Lily Savage and Phil Jupitus.

A big favourite of the Edinburgh Festival, Richard has completed several sell-out runs at the Assembly Rooms. Other festivals have included The Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Kilkenny and both Reading and Leeds music festivals.

“Hilarious… Newcastle’s answer to Billy Connolly” THE GUARDIAN
”If you only go to see one show at the Edinburgh Festival this year, make sure it’s Richard Morton.” EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

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