His BBC Four documentaries, most recently Rich Hall’s ‘Countrier Than You’ and Rich Hall’s ‘Presidential Grudge Match’ and BBC Radio 4 series Rich Hall’s (US Election) Breakdown have built him a new legion of followers, as has appearances on ‘Have I Got News For You’ and ‘QI’. But if you’ve only ever seen Hall on TV, you’ve short-changed yourself.
“As close as it gets to a guaranteed good show” – (Scotland on Sunday)
The Hoedown begins as a withering dissection of Trump’s America, but ends up being a celebration of Americana. There’s stand-up, improvised ballads, cracking good musicianship, and ultimately a hilarious, foot-stomping, shit-kicking good time to be had by all. Even if you don’t own a hoe.
“Blissfully Funny” (Guardian)
23 May 2018 8:00PM