In just over a decade since he began performing, he has become one of the comedy industry’s best-known and most distinctive performers with work that is often brutally honest, frequently controversial but always meticulously measured and thought out.
He is also a well-known face on primetime television shows such as 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and QI and is a frequent guest on Have I Got News For You.
Catch him at the Lowry in Salford next Wednesday and Thursday. Box Office: 0870 787 5774 or www.thelowry.com.
The Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool the following night. Box Office: 0151 709 3789 or www.liverpoolphil.com.
Or at the Grand in Blackpool on the Sunday night. Box Office: 01253 290 190 or www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk.