Chris Turner

Lanky comedian and freestyle rapper

An award-winning comedian and internationally in-demand freestyle rapper, Chris’s keen wit and intelligent wordplay have seen him rack up over 1.8 million views on YouTube; headline for 1 million Dutch comedy fans on RTL4's flagship stand up show, The Comedy Factory; appear live on BBC Radio 2 and 6Music and perform sold-out runs in the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand.

In 2014, his debut show Pretty Fly won the Amused Moose People's Choice award for best show at the Edinburgh Fringe, with many of his jokes featuring in 'Best Jokes of the Fringe' lists in national newspapers. His new show for 2015, XXV, has already toured to Perth Fringe World, where it was nominated for Best Comedy.

He is a founding member of Racing Minds, one of the UK's most respected improv troupes, with 5 sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe performing Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised and 500,000+ Soundcloud subscribers to their 50s style radio comedy The Wireless Podcast.
Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part II of

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part II of XXV

The task at hand was to sort out the jokes from the phrases, the ideas from the words - there are times when only an on-stage airing can distinguish the two, but often it's a less subtle distinction. Reading through a year's worth of your own thoughts that you considered to be worthy of preservation is a mightily depressing task.
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