Stand up comedian, singer, songwriter and winner of the Time Out Comedy Award, RICHARD MORTON is now a regular on Channel 5. You can see him on The Comedy Store Show and on the retro quiz show Wowfabgroovy. He’s also had his own half hour special Richard Morton Live At The Comedy Store. Guest appearances on other Channel 5 shows include The Jack Docherty Chat Show, Tibs & Fibs, Night Fever and Live & Dangerous.
ITV appearances include Jack Dee’s Saturday Night, Funny Business (both Granada), Good Stuff (Carlton) and The Richard Morton Christmas Special (Tyne Tees Yorkshire).
BBC TV appearances include Gag Tag, The Stand Up Show as well as an acting role in the BAFTA nominated Our Friends In The North. Richard also had several acting roles in Channel 4’s Jack and Jeremy’s Real Lives series.
A regular on BBC radio, he’ll be featured on the new series of Stand Up 2 and Four At The Store. He’s a frequent contributor to Loose Ends and The Locker Room and played alongside Caroline Quentin in Cross Questioned. He has also appeared on Radio 1’s Comedy Network, Loose Talk and Radio 4’s classic Just A Minute.
Richard has built up a formidable reputation as a live stand up, having completed several UK tours with Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jo Brand, Lily Savage and Phill Jupitus.
A big favourite at the Edinburgh Festival, Richard has completed several sell-out runs at the Assembly Rooms. Other festivals have included the Montreal Comedy Festival, Kilkenny, and The Reading and Leeds Music Festivals.
“Comic genius”- The Daily Express
“A great stand up. Audiences laughed longer and louder at Morton than any other act on the Fringe.” – Sunday Times