Joseph Morpurgo

Joseph Morpurgo

An improviser, first with the Oxford Imps and more latterly with Grand Theft Impro and Austentatious, Joseph Morpurgo made his solo character debut at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe – and in 2015 was nominated for the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award.
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Adam Hess and Joseph Morpurgo to record specials

For streaming service NextUp

Adam Hess and Joseph Morpurgo are to record comedy specials for streaming service NextUp.

Hess will be recording his 2018 Fringe stand-up show Seahorse; while Morpurgo is taping Hammerhead, his 2017 offering about his boundary-smashing, nine-hour adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

NextUp co-founder  Kenny Cavey said: ‘While they’re worlds apart in style - they’re both ingeniously funny and perfectly demonstrate the different types of live comedy out there.’

Both will be recorded at The Pleasance in Islington on July 9. 

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Published: 25 Jun 2019


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