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Phil Walker

Phil`s act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places, from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a portacabin on mount Alice in the Falkland Islands, basically he`ll go anywhere for a laugh! Phil started his career on the tough holiday park circuit working for the likes of Butlins. Then at the turn of the millennium he decided a change of direction was needed in order for him to progress, so after an open spot at the Frog & bucket comedy club in Manchester he turned his attentions to the Comedy Club scene. Shortly after in 2002 at the famous Comedy store in Manchester he was voted  City Life Comedian of the year, Previous winners include Peter Kay & Steve Coogan .As well as regular gigs at the Comedy Store where he was also part of the successful Men @ work improv nights, Phil has become a headline act at most of the leading comedy clubs throughout the country including Jongleurs,The Stand, The Last laugh, The Frog and Bucket, Komedia, The Hyena, Comedy central, Manfords. He has also recently dipped his toe into the comedy festival scene performing one hour shows at Liverpool, Manchester, Brighton, Southport & Sheffield and made his debut at the Edinburgh festival 2012 where he received four star critical acclaim for his show "Is this it? Phil is also proud to have entertained over 4000 troops on two tours of war torn Afghanistan as part of the CSE comedy club which he describes as, "I`ve played to some tough crowds in my time but they where never armed to the teeth with machine guns before, thank God they liked me! His act has become a firm favorite with the armed forces & has seen him touring places as far afield as The Falkland Islands, Kosovo, Kuwait, Bosnia & Germany, appearing with  fellow comics as well as megastars including eighties icons Tony Hadley & Bucks Fizz! Phil`s television credits to date include, Talking telephone numbers - ITV1 (three series), Live at Jongleurs - Paramount, The Big Stage - Ch 5,  Today with Des & Mel - ITV1 (three series).

"Phil Walker radiates an infectious, cheeky energy.He is as comfortable with stand-up as he is with audience interaction, employing Usain-quick wit,He keeps running jokes alive with perfect timing." - Three Weeks Edinburgh ****

"His set moves seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly. The gags and observations keep on coming thick and fast, He can pretty much guarantee a good night out, Walker is crackingly good!" - Chortle.

 

 

 

 

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