Alun Cochrane

Fee Band

Alun is a seasoned panellist with credits from Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats to Just a Minute. He’s also co-host of The Frank Skinner Show on Absolute Radio. A master storyteller (described by one critic as ‘attractively dour’), Alan has won a Sony award, toured from New York to Hong Kong via Belgium, and starred in the Sky sitcom Trying Again.




Onstage or as co-host of Absolute Radio’s Frank Skinner Show, Alun mixes meandering storytelling with sharp one-liners and off-the-cuff wit. He’s versatile and quick thinking, combining irresistibly silly routines with honest, straightforward gags.

Described by one critic as ‘attractively dour,’ Alun is always topical and sometimes just a little rude. Whether moaning about thrill seekers, poking fun at wokery or making cringe-worthy confessions, it feels like stand-up at its least formulaic and most amusing.

Alun has performed across the world from New York to Hong Kong, via Belgium. He’s won a prestigious Sony Award, starred in Sky’s sitcom Trying Again, and frequently pops up on Mock the Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Just a Minute. He has also appeared in Coronation Street.


The JLA Real Variety Show 2021

Cochrane on Corporates

Comedy Roadshow

The JLA Real Variety Show 2009


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Speakers Breakfast

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Speakers Breakfast

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