“REGINALD D HUNTER JOINS THE TOP RANK OF STAND-UP COMEDIANS WORKING TODAY…A COMEDIAN GOING FOR BROKE, FLYING IN THE FACE OF RECEIVED OPINION IN A WAY THAT IS SIMPLY EXHILARATING……THIS IS COMEDY OF A RARE SCOPE” ★★★★★ Times
Reginald D Hunter returns to Ireland in 2019 with his highly anticipated brand new show. After twenty years of gifted storytelling and effortless dark humour, Facing the Beast showcases Reginald at his controversial and hilarious best.
His searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fan base that spans the generations. He is currently touring the UK and will soon be making his way to Ireland. Reginald is one of the few performers to have been nominated for the highly coveted Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in three consecutive years.
“HE HAS THE AUDIENCE IN THE PALM OF HIS HAND” ★★★★▪Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
His appearances on television have included Have I Got News For You, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, QI and the hugely popular BBC2 series Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The South and its equally successful follow up Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The Border, both of which documented the growth of American popular song. . He has appeared in Argumental for Dave Channel and Would I Lie To You and Live At The Apollo for BBC1.
“STAND-UP COMEDY’S COOLEST CUSTOMER” Telegraph
Reginald has lived in the UK for two decades and in that time he has become best-known for his distinctive take on subjects including race and sexuality. His work can be brutally honest and is often considered to be controversial but it is always meticulously thought out and he has never been afraid to face challenging issues head on, even when the focus is on his own principles or beliefs.
He is animated… as he burns brightly through ideas’ The Times ****