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“My favourite (Edinburgh Festival show) was Alfie Moore’s brilliantly funny show about policing. It’s genuinely funny and it’s about something. Do catch it!” David Mitchell
“I loved and laughed most at was Alfie Moore… absolutely go..” Victoria Cohen
As seen on ITV1’s Show Me The Funny, BBC3’s Bizarre Crime, The Wright Stuff, Sky News and BBC Look North.
Sergeant turned stand-up Alfie Moore has seen it all! A truly charismatic raconteur, Alfie’s thrilling insight into life at the front-line of the police force will not only alter your perspective on the ‘boys in blue’, but is guaranteed to have you in fits of laughter! Following a UK tour earlier this year and having supported comedy heavyweights Sarah Millican, Milton Jones and Russell Kane, Alfie appeared at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival to much acclaim.
In 2011, after eighteen years at the Humberside Police and numerous performances on the stand-up circuit, Alfie intended to take his show (with the prophetic title ‘I Predict A Riot’) up to the Edinburgh Festival. However August 2011 saw some of the greatest public disturbances of recent years, when violent riots broke out across England’s largest cities. Under the circumstances Alfie could no longer take the time off work and so the show didn’t make it to Scotland.
Eventually in 2012 ‘I Predicted a Riot’ finally reach its intended destination at the Edinburgh Fringe!
Alfie had great reviews for his “I predicted a Riot” show in The Times, The Telegraph, The Scotsman, The Sunday Times, The Metro and more. Peep Show’s David Mitchell said that Alfie was his favourite Edinburgh 2012 Fringe show.
With an irrepressible nature for storytelling and an every man likeability, Alfie is the bobby on the beat you never had. Revealing everything from the mundane to the macabre, Alfie recounts the continually bizarre but always humorous experiences of a modern copper; be it the time he encountered a severed head, but by law was not allowed to pronounce it dead, or the nonsensical realities of working in a squad tied up and hen pecked by bureaucracy.
“a very funny show… lots of well-crafted jokes and a large dash of gallows police humour” – The Telegraph
“Wry observations about Britain’s increasingly privatised police forces and lots of dark police humour. This is a strikingly original and welcome show” – Telegraph Arts Desk – 4 stars
“He’s an instinctively witty, affable bloke, with an engaging conversational style” Chortle
“He’s a very funny man” Rhod Gilbert
“Alfie Moore made me forget that Edinburgh University had just charged me £4.30 for a bottle of Bulmers. Gloriously, Life Enhancingly Funny Stuff” – Kate Copstick – The Scotsman – Hot Show 4 stars
“Moore’s chunkily avuncular presence is, quite simply, a joy. In a comedy world full of boys and girls with dangerous hairdos and nothing to say, Alfie Moore is a proper grown-up’s comic” Kate Copstick The Scotsman Hot Show 4 stars
“Exuding the same earthy charm and permanent good cheer that have bestowed national treasure status on Peter Kay” The Metro
“Eye Opening insight into life in the blue serge” Sunday Times Culture
“His best moments are his most candid… he ‘s skilled with a fresh perspective” – The Times
“Moore is a master raconteur” Fest Magazine
“Moore’s chunkily avuncular presence is, quite simply, a joy. In a comedy world full of boys and girls with dangerous hairdos and nothing to say, Alfie Moore is a proper grown-up’s comic” Kate Copstick The Scotsman – click to read review
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