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Alfie 
Packham

Award-winning standup and comedy writer

Photo credit: Adrian Tauss

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Comedy 

Alfie performs at comedy clubs and festivals across the UK and hosts Comedy Bandits in Clapham - "the best open mic in London" (Chortle Awards 2023). 

 

Alfie was a 2x BBC New Comedy Award nominee, won the 2022 Max Turner Prize, and was a finalist for many other new act awards including the Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year and the Komedia New Comedy Award.

 

He is also a regular writer for BBC Radio 4's The Now ShowThe News Quiz, DMs Are Open and Newsjack, and for The Guardian and The Observer.

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Comedy

Shows

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Alfie is a resident MC at Comedy Bandits, which happens every Wednesday and Thursday at The Railway Tavern in Clapham. It features a mix of new and pro acts trying jokes out in a fun and laid-back way. You can book tickets here

 

 

Alfie is returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2024.

This was last year's poster.

 

 

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Shows

Gun and Wand: The Official Companion Podcast

Alfie is co-creator and writer of Gun and Wand: The Official Companion Podcast. It is literally the only podcast about the new gangster-fantasy TV drama Gun and Wand, now streaming on BHO.

Join host Alfie and producer Caroline as they delve behind the scenes with cast interviews, episode breakdowns, and discussions of lore, magic, and wizard nudity. Subscribe on Spotify or Apple

'I lost it... extremely good fun and you'll whiz through the series in a heartbeat.'

- Zoe Paskett, comedy reviewer

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Journalism

Journalism

Alfie has written for The Guardian since 2016. He was a commissioning editor on the education desk before joining the 'community' team in early 2021, where his job is to interview interesting people and to edit content sent in by readers.

 

He also writes features for other sections of the paper.

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