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Hal Cruttenden: Straight Outta Cruttenden

Tickets on sale Friday 1st March at 10am

Hal Cruttenden's literally filled our screens recently on Have I Got News For You, The Apprentice: You're Fired, Bake Off: Extra Slice, and Live at the Apollo. 

His daughters chose the title of his new stand-up show. He's now on a diet.

★★★★★ ***"On top form"*** - Edinburgh Evening News

★★★★★ ***"He had the audience in stitches"*** - Daily Record

*★★★★ "Hilarious"*** - Evening Standard

*★★★★ "Hugely talented"*** - The Times

★★★★ ***"Go and see Hal Cruttenden"*** - Daily Mirror

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Performance times

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

13 Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AJ

Wed 31 Jul

Debating Hall

£9 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 8 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 11 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 12 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Reviews & features

Hal Cruttenden: Chubster

7 Aug 20183 stars

An enjoyably catty and room-splitting affair

The 'Chubster', as Hal Cruttenden is called by his daughters, arrives in a camp flurry of interpretative dance before launching into his queenie anecdotes about UK culture. Bearded and archly theatrical, he's a bit like Stewie from Family Guy merged in…

Hal Cruttenden: Straight Outta Cruttenden

24 Aug 20153 stars

Darkly astute on his own hypocrisy but skirting close to the occasional stereotype

The queenier, bitchier and camper Hal Cruttenden gets, the better he is. A self-described fairly posh west Londoner in his mid-40s, he’s hacked off with his own naturally smiley persona and non-threatening demeanour. A bit like a grinning, middle-class…

Fringe preview: Hal Cruttenden

21 Jul 2015

Suburban life, middle-age and gangsta rap get the Cruttenden treatment in his fifth solo show

Star of BBC Radio 4’s Hal and regular panellist on Mock the Week, Hal Cruttenden returns to Edinburgh with new show Straight Outta Cruttenden. Despite an audience member fainting at one of his recent London gigs, he reassures us that he hasn’t switched…

Reviews from 2018

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Reviews from 2015

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