Alastair James Hay who is more popularly known as "Al" Murray opened his eyes into this world on the 10th of May in the year 1968. He is a popular British comedian by profession who is commonly known for his stand-up persona that is "The Pub Landlord." He is also a stereotypical xenophobic licensee and apart from that he also gave performances in his career in several pubs.
In the year 2003, he had also been listed in The Observer as being amongst the 50 funniest acts in the British comedy. Four years later that is in the year 2007 he had been voted at number sixteen on the Channel 4's hundred greatest stand-ups. He opened his eyes in Stewkley, Buckinghamshire in the house of Lieutenant Colonel named Ingram Bernard Hay Murray and better half named Juliet Anne Thackeray Ritchie.
He was a student at the Bedford School and is a graduate in St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he had studied the subject of history. There he had given several performances in the comedy group titled the Oxford Revue. This show has been directed by the very talented Stewart Lee.
Murray had given several tours with numerous other comedians that included the likes of Harry Hill, Jim Tavar and also Frank Skinner. He has also won the prestigious Perrier Award that had been given at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe that had been held in the year 1999. He had also been nominated in the year 1996, 1997 and also in the year 1998. He had begun his career with an act that had included not only the sound-effect impressions but also the sounds of guns, animals and last but not the least an impressive car boot; which had been a combination which had resulted in an equal number of plaudits.
In the year 1994 Murray had been the tour support act for Harry Hill. (Murray had unfortunately cut his TV teeth on Hill's TV. In this TV show he had played the role of 'big brother Alan': "If it's too hard, I can't understand it!")
Starting in the month of January in the year 2006, Murray had gone on to fill in for Tim Lovejoy on the Virgin Radio. This had been on the Sunday afternoons when he had played the character of the Pub Landlord. The final show had been broadcasted on the 24th of December in the year 2006.
On the 13th of October in the year 2008, Al Murray had joined the likes of Queen and Paul Rodgers on the stage at the venue of the O2 Arena. He had come dressed as his signature that had been the Pub Landlord look. Murray had not only danced but had also sung along to the new song by Queen and Paul Rodgers that had been titled 'Cosmos Rockin'.
On the 11th of November in the year 2008, he had also done a brief cameo role in the ITV drama that had been titled “The Commander.” He had played the role of a bookie.