Alan Francis

After winning the Channel 4 ‘So you Think You’re Funny’ Competition at the 1991 Edinburgh Festival, Alan has been a regular on the UK and International Comedy Circuit performing his stand-up act on TV a number of times. He has also appeared on telly as a comic performer. In Psychoville and Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge. He’s been in Knowing Me Knowing Yule, Alistair McGowan’s Big Impression, Ancona and Co, Alas Smith and Jones, The BBC Stand-Up Show, the Alan Davies Show and Alexei Sayle’s Stuff. Alan has also appeared in TV dramas like Between the Lines, Taggart, Murder Island and Irvine Welsh’s Crime on Britbox. He has sustained a successful Theatre career; working in the West End and at The Royal Court, The National Theatre of Scotland, the RSC and a number of regional theatres.

He’s had his own show on Radio 4, Inside Alan Francis, which aired on Radio 4 Extra during lockdown.
And last year his Radio 4 comedy drama, ‘Eking It’ was broadcast.
“A brilliant Observational Stand-Up” ****
- The Scotsman
Brazen, dark and cleaver…. ****
- The List.