Bedford-born Chris Chopping began his stand-up career in Wales and quickly installed himself as one of the top-rated acts in the country. Now, his dry outlook and hilarious punchlines have established him as one of the go-to pros for clubs across the UK, where his strong material and deadpan persona have garnered him a cult following.
A regular commentator on Jamie Owen’s BBC Radio Wales Show, and BBC online content ‘SESH’ the English comic even turned his hand to standup in a foreign tongue, making his welsh-language TV debut for S4C’s stand-up showcase Gwerthu Allan last year.
Chris Chopping's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The follow up to last year's 5-Star debut 'Premature Emasculation'
Last year, Chris was finally feeling happy and well-adjusted. This year, he's a mess, which should be more fun to watch! Join Chris for the follow-up to his debut hour Premature Emasculation (*****, Bunbury Magazine). Another pithy, witty hour of comedy full of petty insecurities, impotent rage and a certain amount of erudite smut.
*VENUE CHANGE* Catch up with Chris at Three Broomsticks, Room 6 at 2.55 from 4-25 August
The 5-star debut from the 'Hilarious' Chris Chopping
Described as a 'hazmat suit for toxic masculinity' Chris Choppings debut hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival was a 5-star hit with critics.
His pithy, witty standup focused on the perceptions of masculinity he'd formed in life, from his premature birth to finally finding his first long-term girlfriend, ultimately finding them wanting.
"Fantastically written and confidently performed, Chris holds the room with masterful skill never missing a beat, even through a character change, which is done superbly." - Bunbury Magazine
"A really good comic, tremendously clever in both his delivery and subject matter"
"Chris is brilliant - sharp, intelligent writing with an undercurrent of silliness. Highly reccomended"
"I loved Chris’ debut hour show. It was charming and sharp with intelligent and gorgeously-crafted routines. And so wonderfully funny."