Alfie Joey

Alfie Joey is a writer, comic, actor, impressionist, singer, presenter, and artist/cartoonist.

Alfie Joey
BornPeterlee, County Durham[1]
Alma materMiddlesex University

In 2009 he hosted the BBC Newcastle breakfast radio show.

He was nominated Best Compère at the 2006 Chortle Awards.[2]

Joey returned to Edinburgh in 2011 with his new one man comedy musical, 'Monopolise' which did a short tour of North East theatres and the Liverpool comedy festival.[3] In 2015, at the North east comedy festival, Jesterval, he began performing in a double act, The Mimic Men, alongside Britain's Got Talent impressionist Cal Halbert.[4]

He appeared in the first two series on Mitch Benn's Crimes Against Music on BBC Radio 4 with Robin Ince, first broadcast in 2004 and 2005.

He is a lifelong Sunderland A.F.C. fan.[5] In 2018, Joey appeared in episode 6 of Sunderland 'Til I Die, a Netflix web-series about Sunderland AFC.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBC - Tyne - Profile: Alfie Joey". BBC News. 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2011-11-15.
  2. ^ "The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. Retrieved 2011-11-15.
  3. ^ "Monopolise!". monopolise.blogspot.co.uk. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Cal Halbert (Mimic Men)". Cal Halbert. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
  5. ^ https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/local/northdurham/16352641.art-bbc-radio-newcastle-presenter-alfie-joey-draws-lifes-experience/

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