Spotlight on; Alfie Moore
Thu 24 Apr 2014
Comedian Alfie Moore is set to take to the stage during the festival and brings his original and distinctive comedic style. He has an observational comedic style, which lends itself to witty anecdotes based on everyday modern policing.
Born and raised on a council estate in Sheffield Alfie Moore was an apprentice in the steelworks before joining the Police. He was inspired to take up stand-up comedy in 2007 after visiting a local comedy club and quickly becameing well and truly hooked on live performing.
Alfie Moore has written and performed three one-man shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and is due to debut his brand new show there in August 2014. He has previously been a support act for Sarah Millican, Russell Kane and Milton Jones on their national comedy tours.
His humorous insight into the life of a police officer has resulted in TV and radio appearances on Comic Relief, BBC Radio 4, The Wright Stuff, Sky News and many more. Alfie Moore’s three Edinburgh Festival shows have resulted in several glowing reviews in both the broadsheets and from fellow comedians.
You have the right to remain silent but you won’t help but laugh.
Alfie Moore visits London
“Brilliantly funny… Genuinely hilarious” David Mitchell
“He’s a very funny man” Rhod Gilbert
“A proper grown-up’s comic” The Scotsman
“Eye opening insight into life in the Police” The Sunday Times
“Very funny... lots of well-crafted jokes and a large dash of gallows police humour" The Telegraph