Alfie Joey

Radio Presenter

Alfie Joey is the host of BBC Radio Newcastle’s flagship breakfast radio show. Born into a County Durham coal mining family, Alfie left the region to train being a Catholic priest, becoming a brother in a religious order. After living a monastic life for 15 years, he decided to leave and become a comedian, squeezing in also a stint as a toy demonstrator in Harrods in between!

Additionally, Alfie’s a writer, actor, event compere & impressionist. Most recently he added artist & cartoonist to his creative career portfolio. He’ll be discussing his approach to creativity and how it might be useful to others.

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