Born and bred in Manchester, he's one of the top stand-up comics, along side his local pals Peter Kay and Johnny Vegas. His acting performances and credits both in television and films include the hugely popular Bafta award winning TV shows Mrs Browns Boys, Buried, Cold Feet, Phoenix Nights (Peter Kay) and the films “Looking For Eric” (Dir Ken Loach) and 24 Hour Party People (Dir Michael Winterbottom)
"An extraordinary comic"
"A brilliant act, he defies description and has to be seen"
- City Life
"He neatly subverts the crowd’s expectations by presenting the exact opposite of what they are anticipating"
- The Guardian