Meet your hosts

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Hal Cruttenden

Hal Cruttenden is one of Britain‘s top comedians as well as being a highly accomplished writer and actor.

Currently Hal is the host of The Rugby’s On on BT Sport with Ugo Monye. He has also made several appearances on ‘Live at the Apollo’ (BBC1 & 2), ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC1), ‘The Royal Variety Performance’ (ITV1), ‘Would I Lie To You’ (BBC1) ‘The One Show’ (BBC1), ‘The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice’ (BBC2 & Channel 4) and ‘The Apprentice: You’re Fired’ (BBC2).

TV also includes ‘Richard Osman’s House of Games’ (BBC2), ‘Mock the Week’ (BBC2), ‘Guessable’ (Comedy Central), ‘Celebrity Mastermind’ (BBC1), ‘Celebrity Chase (ITV1), ‘The Wright Stuff’ (Channel 5), ‘Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live’ (BBC3), ‘The Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala’ (Channel 10 Australia), ‘Just For Laughs Gala’ (CBC Canada), and ‘Celebrity Tipping Point’ (ITV1).

He’s also one of the most experienced and in demand hosts for corporate events in the country.

He’s toured extensively in the UK and Ireland over the last 10 years, he has also taken shows to the Montreal, Melbourne, and New Zealand comedy festivals and he’s recorded three stand up specials for Next Up -‘Tough Luvvie’, ‘Straight Outta Cruttenden’ and ‘Chubster’.



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Ronni Ancona

Ronni Ancona first became known for her work on the BAFTA winning ‘The Big Impression’ series & specials with Alistair McGowan for which she won the British Comedy Award for Best Actress and the prestigious Variety Club Award.

She also received a BAFTA for her performance in The Sketch Show which she also co-wrote.

She has worked extensively in both comedy and drama such as the international hit comedy-drama, Last Tango in Halifax in which she has been a regular character, over five series, since it’s conception.

TV  & Film credits also include: The Imitation Game, Penelope; A Cock and Bull Story; Stella Street: The Movie; The Week That Wasn’t ; Still game; The Trip ,; Little Crackers, Skins; Hope Springs; Ronni Ancona & Co (own series); Miss Marple; Hotel Babylon; Poliakoff’s Gideon’s Daughter ,The Key; Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible; Pulp Video; Rory Bremner, Who Else?; Fist of Fun; Punt and Dennis; The Man from Auntie; Harry Hill’s Fruit Fancies; The Full Monty; Standing Room Only; Live at Jongleurs; The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand de Bargos; The Comedy Store., Parkinson.