Stand-up comedian and actor, he’s known to be about BBC 2’s Mock The Week, BBC’s Live IN THE Apollo, and his radio show Hal about Radio 4. He started acting in tv shows in 1983 but quickly found his like for stand-up humor. He was voted Greatest Newcomer in 2002 in the Edinburgh Humor Honours and his profession took off following that. He continues to be very associated with Canada’s SIMPLY FOR Laughs Humor trips and galas as well as performed alongside Joan Streams at among their galas in 2008. He and his wife got two daughters, Elegance and Martha. His sister can be television celebrity Abigail Cruttenden.