18 Facts About Alun Cochrane


Alun Cochrane was born on 8 February 1975 and is a British comedian.


Alun Cochrane was born in Glasgow and raised in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.


Alun Cochrane went on to be nominated for "Best Compere" and "Best Breakthrough Act" at the 2005 Chortle Awards.


Cochrane's 2009 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show was called "Alun Cochrane is a Daydreamer ".


In 2011 he performed, at The Stand's main venue, "Moments of Alun Cochrane", a show about small moments in life, prompted by a recent house purchase during which he realised that with a 25-year mortgage he had to feel funny for a quarter of a century.


Alun Cochrane appeared on the panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks in December 2005.


Alun Cochrane had a non-speaking role as a waiter in the third series of Not Going Out, in an episode entitled Amy, broadcast on 13 February 2009 on BBC One.


Alun Cochrane was the warm-up man for the recording of this episode at Teddington Studios in London.


Alun Cochrane appeared as Jason the Asthmatic in an episode of the medical drama Always and Everyone.


Alun Cochrane has appeared on various television stand-up shows, including on the Swansea edition of Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow in June 2009, and has been a panellist several times on Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats.


Alun Cochrane appeared on Mock the Week on 30 July 2009.


Alun Cochrane had a small role as a chauffeur in episode 4 of We Are Klang.


In December 2015, Alun Cochrane played a barman in the BBC Two comedy-drama A Gert Lush Christmas.


In May 2017, Alun Cochrane made a guest appearance as a patient in the third episode of the BBC mockumentary series Hospital People.


Alun Cochrane appeared in series three of the BBC Radio 4 stand-up show 4 Stands Up and has featured on The Now Show and on Just a Minute.


Alun Cochrane has appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live's Fighting Talk.


Alun Cochrane started as a full-time presenter on Frank Skinner's Absolute Radio show in June 2011, replacing Gareth Richards.


Alun Cochrane has a son and daughter and is a supporter of Huddersfield Town FC He is an honorary associate of the National Secular Society.