Glenn Moore (comedian)

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Glenn Moore
Birth nameGlenn Roger Moore[1]
Born20 January 1989 (age 30)
Hurstpierpoint[2]
MediumStand-up, television, radio
Alma materUniversity of Sheffield

Glenn Moore (born 20 January 1989) is a British stand-up comedian and presenter who is also a member of the sketch comedy duo Thunderbards.[1]

Career[edit]

Moore was a finalist in the 2011 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year Award[3] whilst studying English Literature at the University of Sheffield, where he created the sketch comedy duo Thunderbards with Matt Stevens. After graduating, he worked as a newsreader on a number of radio stations,[4] whilst performing both solo and with Thunderbards. Thunderbards was a finalist in the 2014 NATYS: New Acts of the Year Show.

In September 2017 he appeared as a panelist on the BBC2 panel show Mock the Week.[5] In October 2017 he joined the Absolute Radio breakfast show[6] as a newsreader and "sidekick".

He appeared in Mock the Week again in June 2018 [7], and was later nominated for the most prestigious comedy prize in the UK, the Edinburgh Comedy Award[8], for his show Glenn Glenn Glenn, How Do You Like It, How Do You Like It.

Moore has written for HuffPost.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Interview with Glenn Moore". Voice Mag. 12 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b "If You Won't Speak Out About This, Then I Will". HuffPost. 2 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Chortle Student Comedy Award Final 2011". Chortle. 29 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Glenn Moore". HuffPost.
  5. ^ "BBC Two - Mock the Week, Series 16, Episode 10". BBC. 29 Sep 2017.
  6. ^ "Glenn Moore joins Absolute Radio". Chortle. 2 October 2017.
  7. ^ "BBC Two - Mock the Week, Series 17, Episode 4". BBC. 28 Jun 2018.
  8. ^ "Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2018 Nominees". NB Productions. 22 August 2018.