He has been a regular on countless television shows and on Saturday, May 11 you can catch Reginald D Hunter at the Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple.

One of the top-flight comedians in the UK, the American's searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fan base that spans the generations.

His appearances on television have included Have I Got News For You, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the hugely popular BBC2 series Reginald D Hunter's Songs Of The South and its equally successful follow up Reginald D Hunter's Songs Of The Border, both of which documented the growth of American popular song.

He is celebrating his 20th anniversary as a comedian living and performing in the UK with a 40 date tour with his highly anticipated new show Reginald D Hunter: Facing the Beast.

He is one of the UK comedy industry's best-known performers for his distinctive take on subjects including race and sexuality.

His work can be brutally honest and is often considered to be controversial but it is always meticulously thought out and he has never been afraid to face challenging issues head on even when the focus is on his own principles or beliefs.

For tickets call 01271 316523 or visit queenstheatre-barnstaple.com.