|Birth name||Matthew Crosby|
|Born||12 February 1980|
|Medium||Stand-up, television, radio|
Matthew Crosby (born 12 February 1980) is an English comedian and writer.
Matthew Crosby was born in Bromley. He attended St Olave's Grammar School. Crosby studied English and American Literature with Film Studies at the University of Kent at Canterbury, where he met Tom Parry and Brendan Dodds.
Crosby was originally a teacher but left the profession to try comedy in 2004. He has since performed stand-up and sketch comedy all over the world, and was a semi-finalist for the BBC New Act 2005. He comperes at several comedy venues including the Horsebridge Comedy Club in Whitstable. Crosby is a founding member of sketch team Pappy's, formerly known as Pappy's Fun Club.
In August 2006 Crosby performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in two shows: the Comedy Bucket, a stand-up showcase, and Pappy's Fun Club. In August 2007 the Edinburgh run of Pappy's Fun Club was nominated for an if.comedy award, formerly known as the Perrier award.
As part of Pappy's Fun Club, Crosby returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with Funergy in 2008, World Record Attempt: 200 Sketches in an Hour in 2009, All Business in 2010, and Last Show Ever in 2012. Each show was followed by a tour of the UK.
In 2015 Crosby took another solo hour show to Edinburgh called Smaller Than Life. The show notably included a semi-naked impression of Vladimir Putin.
- Meet the Parents - Channel 4 (2010)
- Trinny and Susannah - From Boom to Bust - Channel 4 (2010)
- Girl Friday - Channel 4
- TNT Show - Channel 4
- Ed and Oucho Transmission Impossible - BBC Two
- Winging It - BBC Two
- Comedy Cuts Series 3: Pappy's Fun Club Tough Gig - ITV2
- Comedy Lab: Pappy's Fun Club - Channel 4
- The Culture Show - BBC Two
- Ed and Oucho - CBBC
- Comedy Cuts - ITV 2
- Comedy Shuffle - BBC Three
- Malcolm In Space - BBC Two
- 8 Out of 10 Cats - Channel 4 (3 August 2011)
- Never Mind the Buzzcocks - BBC Two (21 November 2011)
- Hi Pals, I'm Up Next! - BBC One
- Animal Antics - BBC One
- Badults - BBC Three (2013)
- Great Movie Mistakes - BBC Three (December 2013)
- 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Channel 4 (18 July 2014)
- Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Dave (February 2015)
- The Dog Ate My Homework - CBBC (18 March 2016, 4 November 2016, 2 December 2016)
- 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Channel 4 (17 February 2017)
- Uncle - BBC Three (January 2017)
- Matt Forde Show - TalkSport
- Jon Richardson Show - BBC 6 Music
- MusicHappy Monday's – Pappy's Fun Club - BBC Radio 1
- Tranatlantic with Andy Zaltzman - BBC Radio 4
- Switch with Annie Mac - BBC Radio 1
- Weekender - BBC Radio 2
- The Sitcom Club - BOGGENSTROVIA PODCAST
- 28 Acts in 28 Minutes - BBC Radio 4
- Josh Widdicombe Show - XFM
- So Wrong It's Right - BBC Radio 4
- The King Is Dead - BBC3
- World Wide Robert (Pilot) - Channel 4
- Dirty Sexy Funny (Series 2) - Comedy Central
- Ask Rhod Gilbert - BBC2
- The Big Ship - co-written with Stefan Golaszewski
- The Kevin Bishop Show (Series 1 and 2) - Channel 4
- TNT Show - Channel 4
- The Now Show - BBC Radio 4
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- "The Questionnaire" (PDF). Kent. 49: 14. 2007.
- Lougher, Sharon (2008-07-14). "Pappy's Fun Club pack a parody punch". Metro. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
- "The happy chappies of Pappy's Fun Club come to town". Local World. Hull Daily Mail. 28 January 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
- "Horsebridge Comedy Club - Matthew Crosby & Guests". Retrieved 13 September 2016.
- "And then there were three...". Chortle. 24 November 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
- "Sophie Johnson: Edinburgh Diary". Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- Premier. "Pappy's Fun Club | 2007 Best Comedy Show Nominee". Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- "Alt-comedy preview Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008". Time Out London. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
- "Pappy's Fun Club". Edinburgh Festival. 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
- "Pappy's". Edinburgh Festival. 2010-08-13. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
- Logan, Brian (2012-08-22). "Pappy's: Last Show Ever – Edinburgh festival review". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
- "Tom Parry and Matthew Crosby of Pappy's discuss their Last Show Ever". The List. 2012-10-09. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- Answer Me This! players Archived February 22, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Matthew Crosby – Adventure Party". Time Out London. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- "Matthew Crosby: AdventureParty". Edinburgh Festival. 2011-08-08. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- "Badults comedian Matthew Crosby on growing up, washing up and the future of BBC3". RadioTimes. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- "Edinburgh Fringe 2015 review - Malcolm Crosby". Evening Standard. 2015-08-19. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- Guide, British Comedy. "Meet The Parents Series 1, Episode 2 - Religious Family - British Comedy Guide". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
- "Episode 3, Series 3, So Wrong It's Right - BBC Radio 4". BBC. Retrieved 2016-11-19.