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Watch Tom Allen's Lively & Entertaining Comedy Special "Absolutely Live"

UK stand-up comedian & actor Tom Allen has cemented himself as a household name and star on both stage and screen since his start as a performer nearly two decades ago winning the UK comedy newcomer award from So You Think You're Funny. He’s the hilarious host of The Apprentice: You’re Fired, he co-hosts Cooking with the Stars and is also a regular on Bake Off: An Extra Slice and Alan Carr’s There’s Something About Movies.

And today, Allen joins the growing lineup of British comedy specials here at 800 Pound Gorilla with the release of his 2020 special Absolutely Live, available to watch on our  YouTube channel and available for purchase.

In Tom Allen’s special Absolutely Live, the London-based comic brings his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and riotous storytelling to sold out shows all over the country, culminating in this outstanding performance at the world-famous London Palladium. Inspired from his critically acclaimed Absolutely tour, Absolutely Live was directed by renowned director Chris Howe who's collaborated with Allen on his TV series Tom Allen Goes to Town & recently directed Mo Gillian's There's Mo to Life & Jack Whitehall's Settle Down (both streaming on Netflix).

Chortle calls this special a "purposeful delivery [building] to a fine climax, full of callbacks that don’t feel too forced, bringing this lively and hugely entertaining hour of ‘what were we thinking?’ nostalgia, wittily exaggerated personal stories and waspish opinion to a satisfying close."

Outside of stand-up comedy, Tom's been making his rounds on television including Live at the Apollo, A League of Their Own, Hypothetical, 8 Out of 10 Cats, 8 Out of 10 Cats Cats Does Countdown, Would I Lie to You, The Last Leg, QI, The Jonathan Ross Show, The Royal Variety Performance, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Celebrity Gogglebox and much more.

Tom can be heard on BBC Radio 4 in his own series Tom Allen Is Actually Not Very Nice, as well as shows Just a Minute, The News Quiz and Loose Ends. Tom also co-hosts the hit podcast Like Minded Friends alongside his comedy peer Suzi Ruffell as well as his own radio show on Virgin Radio UK. Tom is currently out on the road playing his newest show Completely across the UK.

How to watch "Tom Allen: Absolutely Live."

Tom Allen's comedy special, Absolutely Live, is available now to watch for free on YouTube. The full special and the accompanying album also available for purchase here on 800 Pound Gorilla!

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