Introducing our host Al Murray
with his alter ego The Pub Landlord, is one of the most recognisable and
successful comics in the UK.
than 20 years, Al has filled arenas around the world, won numerous awards and
successfully hosted an array of television series, including Al Murray’s Happy Hour (ITV) and the
groundbreaking sitcom Time Gentlemen
Please (Sky One).
additional live TV credits as The Pub Landlord include three appearances on The Royal Variety Performance (ITV),
hosting Live at the Apollo (BBC One)
and Live at the Palladium (ITV), to
name but a few.
comedy stage persona for himself, Al has combined his passion for film and
history and made two specials for BBC Four: Al
Murray’s Great British War Movies and Al
Murray’s Great British Spy Movies.
As a writer,
Al has enjoyed great success with his books The
Pub Landlord’s Book of British Common Sense and The Pub Landlord Says Think Yourself British. He later tested the
nation’s pub knowledge in The Pub
Landlord’s Great British Pub Quiz Book and explained how politics actually
works in Let’s re-Great Britain (2015).
to sell out national and international stand-up tours and has recently finished
his common-sense crusade in “Let’s go backwards together”. In April, Al took
home the prize of “best newcomer” in the Great British Pantomime Awards 2018
for his role as Idle Al in Jack and the Beanstalk.