Alan Francis (writer)

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This article is about the Scottish comedian. For the horseshoes champion, see Alan Francis (horseshoes).

Alan Francis is a comedian and writer from Scotland. He is the co-author of play Jeffrey Dahmer is Unwell, which according to an otherwise unfavorable review in The Guardian was a "cult success" at the 1995 Edinburgh Festival premier, where Francis also co-starred.[1][2] He also authored and starred in "Clobbered", which according to a positive 2004 review in The Independent is being adapted for both radio and television.[3]

In 1991, he won the Edinburgh Festival Fringe newcomer contest "So You Think You're Funny".[4] He was a writer on BBC1's comedy sketch show The Big Impression.[3]


  1. ^ Gardner, Lyn (2006-02-14). "Jeffrey Dahmer is Unwell". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2008-10-18. Apparently the play was a cult success when it premiered in Edinburgh a decade ago, although we should bear in mind that a cult is not quite enough people to make a minority. 
  2. ^ Profile,
  3. ^ a b Rampton, James (2004-06-19). "Alan Francis tomorrow Latchmere Theatre, London SW11". Retrieved 2008-10-18. [dead link]
  4. ^ "So You Think You're Funny". Archived from the original on 2008-05-31. Retrieved 2008-10-18. 

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