Alan Francis

Alan Francis

Scottish comedian Alan Francis first came to the attention of comedy audiences when he won the So You Think You're Funny award in 1991.

In 1995 he co-wrote and co-starred in Jeffrery Dahmer Is Unwell at the Edinburgh Festival, and in 2002 he presented his one-man show Clobbered there.

He has worked as a writer/performer on Alistair McGowan's Big Impression, BBC Scotland's Pulp Video and The 11 O'Clock Show.

On radio, Alan co-starred in Radio 4's The Alan Davies Show and has also contributed to Alan's Big One FM and Radio Five Live's The Treatment.

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The one Ronni

Ancona lands BBC1 series

Ronni Ancona has landed her own BBC One series following a successful pilot.

Three episodes of Ronni Ancona & Co have been filmed on location and in Ealing Studios, and will air later this year.

As well as the celebrity impressions that made her name, the series will also feature characters including The Scary Woman, a teacher on the verge of a nervous breakdown; Britain's b*tchiest airport security guard; and the flamboyant Miffy Toffle.

Guests will include John Session, Jan Ravens, Phil Cornwell and Emily Woof.

Ancona said: ‘The show is an eclectic mix of characters and impressions, which is something I've always wanted to do. And it's has been a fantastic opportunity to work with other artists who I greatly admire.’

The show is the fourth series to be commissioned from the six comedy pilots announced last year by BBC One controller Peter Fincham and comedy commissioner Lucy Lumsden.

It was co-written by Ancona and stand-up Alan Francis with contributions from Alex Lowe, who performed the show Let’s Talk To Barry at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, and Julian Dutton. The director is Ed Bye.

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Published: 29 Mar 2007

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2002

Alan Francis: Clobbered


Edinburgh Fringe 2006

Francis & Power: Deep Dark Cuts


Edinburgh Fringe 2009

Inside Alan Francis & Barnaby Power


Edinburgh Fringe 2011

Cul-De-Sac

Late N Live 2011


Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Alan Francis Expands


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