Chris Chopping Bio

Since winning two New Act of The Year competitions – Chris Chopping, is now a regular on BBC SESH and BBC Radio Wales. The Cardiff Comedy Festival described Chris as able to “take audiences to the comedy check-out clocking up a comedy commission worthy of anyone you see on the telly today” it seems he might just be beginning to prove them right.

The Bedford-born comic, settled in Cardiff after university and has taken the city, and the country in to his heart. After deciding to learn welsh in 2013 it wasn’t long before he joined his skill with language with his passion for comedy, making his TV debut in 2017 on S4C’s standup showcase Gwerthu Allan, filmed lived at the Richard Burton Theatre.

“Fantastically written and confidently performed, Chris holds the room with masterful skill never missing a beat.” – Bunbury Magazine

“Chopping has the ability to craft clever jokes and deliver punchlines that the comic savvy don’t even see coming.” – Shortcom

  • Winner – Newbury New Act of the Year
  • Winner – Bedford New Act of the Year
  • Finalist in Welsh Unsigned Stand-Up Award;
  • Finalist in Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of The Year
  • Finalist in Last Minute Comedy’s New Act of The Year
  • Semi-Finalist – So You Think You’re Funny