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Renowned for his expertly crafted tirades, quick-fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences, the award-winning Montana native Rich Hall returns to Chichester. In addition to fronting many successful BBC Four documentaries, he has appeared on QI, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You.

The working-class comedian of her generation, Suzi Ruffell has had five sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival, racking up critical acclaim. A regular on BBC Radio 4, she hosts Radio 2’s Explicable Me and her podcast series OUT with Suzi Ruffell, and co-hosts the hit podcast Like Minded Friends with Tom Allen.

Acting as MC is Andrew Ryan, one of the most in-demand acts on the UK comedy circuit. A prolific contributor to talkSPORT, Andrew has a dedicated YouTube Channel that covers his golfing exploits. His show Sure, You Know Yourself won Best New Show at the 2018 Leicester Comedy Festival Awards.

Ages 14+

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Featuring

Rich Hall

Rich Hall appearing at this event

Since appearing in the guise of his redneck alter-ego Otis Lee Crenshaw in 1998, award-winning Rich has won critical acclaim across the Globe by performing to sell-out audiences each year at the Edinburgh Fringe, throughout sell-out UK tours and at comedy festivals worldwide. His grouchy, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit. Rich has also become well known for his television and radio work. Notable UK appearances include regular appearances on 'Stand Up For The Week' (Channel 4), 'QI' (BBC1/2), 'Live At The Apollo' (BBC1), 'Channel 4's Comedy Gala Live At The O2', 'Have I Got News For You' (BBC1), 'Rich Hall's Cattle Drive' (BBC4), 'Rich Hall's Gone Fishing' (BBC4), 'Otis Lee Crenshaw – London Not Tennessee' (BBC2) and 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks' (BBC2). 'Creeps up on you and ambushes your funny bone like no one else' (The Scotsman) 'As close as it gets to a guaranteed good show' (Scotland On Sunday) 'Top drawer stuff from a comedian who just seems to get better and better' (STV) 'Immaculate wordplay imbued with a genuine passion for the songwriter's craft' (The Times) 'Hall's genius, on the spot lyrical rhyming is raucously entertaining and very clever' (Spears magazine) Rich Hall was #10 in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.

See 25 tour dates featuring Rich Hall

Suzi Ruffell

Suzi Ruffell appearing at this event

Suzi’s innovative style captivates audiences with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. Lauded as ‘a real stand up gem’ by The Guardian, this young independent woman celebrates her working class roots with a sideways look at the world. Regarded as one of best up and coming acts on the circuit Suzi is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain. Fast establishing herself on the live circuit supporting Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe, Kevin Bridges and Romesh Ranganathan all over the country. 2017 saw her take her solo show ‘Common’ on a sell out tour around the UK. As seen on Channel 4, E4, BBC3, Comedy Central, Dave and heard on BBC Radio4.

See 13 tour dates featuring Suzi Ruffell

Andrew Ryan

Andrew Ryan appearing at this event

Andrew’s quintessentially Irish storytelling abilities and cheeky, friendly demeanor make him a natural observational stand up. A regular at the Edinburgh Festival and one of the most in demand acts on the UK & Irish comedy scene. The Cork native immediately gets audiences on-side with a likable, bewildered style described as 'impossible not to warm to' (Chortle). 'Utterly brilliant... going to be a huge star' (Time Out) 'Made his set look easy, left us wanting more' (The Stage) 'Hilarious and accessible with some really powerful thinking underneath' (The Skinny) 'Funnier than Ardal O' Hanlon with an abundance of charm and great stage presence' (City Life).

See Andrew Ryan tour dates

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  • Oaklands Park
  • Chichester
  • PO19 6AP

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