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Alfie Moore: A Face for Radio

Presented by Moore Enterprising Ltd
£21
City Varieties Music Hall
A close-up of Alfie Moore talking and waving his finger in the air. A Face For Radio is spelt in the corner in bold letters.

Somewhere in a parallel universe, little Alfie’s natural comedic performance skills were recognised by his doting parents who encouraged and developed his blossoming talent. After several years as a stage school brat, Alfie’s angelic face was launched on stage and screen and the rest is history.

Meanwhile, in this universe, Alfie Moore was told to stop messing about in class before being encouraged into the grinding, grimy world of an apprenticeship in Sheffield’s steelworks. When the recession hit, he traded steel for copper by joining Humberside Police.

In his 40s, the two universes collided when Alfie made a bid for showbiz success but, unfortunately, 30 years of shift work and being punched in the face quite a lot had left him with a face for radio. A face not so much lived-in as inhabited by a settlement of squatters with little regard to property maintenance and repair.

This is the true story of fair cop Alfie’s big plan to transition from the BBC radio waves to a TV star. Could it be done? Or had Father Time decided that his time had passed?

‘Offbeat, revealing, and very funny’
Daily Mail

‘Thoroughly engaging, endlessly funny. His charisma shines through as bright and colourful as a twirling blue light.’
Mature Times

Event information

Running Time: 1hr 50mins (approx. including interval)

Age Guidance: 14+

Triggers and advisories: contextual swearing

*Prices include a £2 booking fee and where applicable, a £1.20 charge for postage will also be payable

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