FiltersShow / Hide
- All Events
- Rock & Pop
- Rock & Roll
- Tribute Bands
- Dance & Urban
- Modern RnB
- Jazz, Blues & Soul
- Big Band
- Classic RnB
- Easy Listening
- Folk, Roots & World
- Theatre & Arts
- Shows & Events
- All Tickets
- My Tracked Artists
- Latest Tickets
- Free Events
- Special Tickets
- Disabled Access Venues
- Festival Offers
- Anywhere In The UK
- Location: Anywhere in the UK
Radius: ... miles
This event has been and gone!
Catch the next one:
Check out the info below for future tour dates, and track them to receive alerts when they tour near you
Never miss another 'Alfie Moore' show
I Predicted A Riot, And Other Work: Alfie Moore
Brilliant, intelligent and refreshing comedy. Alfie Moore has been a policeman for many years and at 44 performed his first ten minute stand-up slot. He is now doing so well he’s on a sabbatical from Humberside constabulary! The show is a comedic meditation on the sometimes absurd, dangerous and misunderstood world of modern policing. And it is very funny.
A native of Sheffield, based in Scunthorpe, Moore describes himself as a ‘cheeky chappie’ and his Edinburgh 2012 debut established him as a unique voice on the comedy circuit. He uses his act to comment on the modern day force, using his insider knowledge to increase understanding – whilst pulling no punches and having a good laugh.
Hear about the force that were so keen to bring their burglary rates down that they convinced a homeowner his break-in had been carried out by a gang of badgers.
Come along if you are a police person, know a police person, or have ever met a police person! Although Alfie’s joke topics encompass much more than policing, it is a riot!
Suitable for age 14 and over.
Alfie is an original and distinctive comedian with his niche area as a serving police sergeant. He came slightly later to comedy and brings a wealth of insights and comedy moments from his eighteen years on the beat, where a keen sense of humour has been the key to his success and survival!
Born and raised on a council estate in Sheffield he was an apprentice in the steelworks before joining the Police. Early on in Alfie's career he finished runner up in a national stand-up competition and was well and truly hooked. He subsequently served a whole new apprenticeship, honing his craft at comedy clubs all over the country. Alfie has an observational comedic style, which lends itself to witty, and sometimes gritty, anecdotes based on everyday modern policing.
'He's a very funny man' (Rhod Gilbert)
'Genuinely brilliantly funny' (David Mitchell)
'Very funny... a large dash of gallows police humour' (The Daily Telegraph)
'He walks the comedy beat with confidence' (Metro)
'Gloriously, life-enhancingly funny' (The Scotsman)
'His is a higher form of wit. delivered with lashings of good spirits and an effective slither of self-deprecation' (Chortle)
'Lots of well-crafted jokes and a large dash of gallows police humour' (The Sunday Telegraph).
Alfie Moore tour dates
Track this event
- Event has been added to your calendar
- Any important updates will be sent to your email address
- Add to your personal Ents24 calendar
- Sync with iCal, Outlook and others
- Receive important updates
Venue: Cornerstone Arts Centre
25 Station Road
OX11 7NE 51.608166, -1.239850
Enquiries: 01235 515144
→ Didcot Parkway 4 min walk