Hal’s credits stretch from Eastenders and The Madness of King George to Mrs Dalloway, all the way to The Rob Brydon Show, and Orwell, a Celebration in the theatre.

He has made several appearances on Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, The Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie To You, The One Show, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, and The Apprentice: You’re Fired. 

Hal presented a comedy rugby podcast with Dan Skinner called Rugby Jubbly, as well as a streaming show The Huddle, for Saracens Rugby Club.

He’s toured extensively in the UK and Ireland, and has taken shows to the Montreal, Melbourne, and New Zealand comedy festivals.

Hal wrote and starred in his own sitcom, Hal on BBC Radio 4. As an actor he trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

The TTJ Awards is in its 27th year in 2023 and will also celebrate the 150th anniversary of TTJ. The event will be on September 15 at the Hilton London Bankside.

The event rewards excellence in the wood product industries in the form of voted and judged entries, the latter of which closes next week.

Sponsors include Timber Development UK, the Builders Merchant Federation, West Fraser, Glennon Brothers, Taylor Maxwell Timber, Combilift, Arxada, ECC Timber Products, Hubtex, W Howard, the Structural Timber Association, Accoya and SCM UK.

For more information about the TTJ Awards or to enter the judged categories (covering Career Development, Timber Merchanting Development, Marketing, Innovation and Environmental Achievement) visit TTJAwards.