Deadpan comic Rich Hall confirms Stornoway Woodlands show next year

A comedian who was the inspiration for Matt Groening’s character Moe Szyslak from The Simpsons, and who is described as the master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit is to come to Stornoway early next year as part of a Highland tour.

Rich Hall, star of the critically acclaimed BBC 4 documentaries ‘Rich Hall’s Continental Drifters’, ‘Rich Hall’s The Dirty South’’ and ‘How The West Was Lost,’ will play a show at the Woodlands Centre in Stornoway on Monday, February 8, and tickets are now on sale.

The award-winning Montana native renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences saddles up and hitches his wagon to tour the British Isles once again.

Rich has also become well known for his television and radio work.

Notable UK appearances include a number of regular appearances on ‘Stand Up For The Week’ (Channel 4), ‘QI’ (BBC1/2), ‘Live At The Apollo’ (BBC1), ‘Channel 4’s Comedy Gala Live At The O2’, ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC1), ‘Rich Hall’s Cattle Drive’ (BBC4), ‘Rich Hall’s Gone Fishing’ (BBC4), ‘Otis Lee Crenshaw – London Not Tennessee’ (BBC2)  ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ (BBC2).

And his most recent BBC4 documentary ‘Rich

Rich Hall’s latest audio CD ‘Waitin’ on a Grammy’ is available to buy on CD and download now from