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ARTHUR SMITH – LAUGHS, STORIES, A SONG AND A POEM

14th May 2022 @ 20:00 to 22:00

Arthur Smith

Join comedian, writer, broadcaster and all-round British institution ARTHUR SMITH and bask in an evening of laughter and off the wall humour with one of the ‘alternative comedians’ who shook up the world of light entertainment in the nineteen eighties and nineties.

Expect an evening of sublime playfulness, crammed with jokes, anecdotes, short stories, poems, songs (at least 1 from Leonard Cohen) and readings from his recently published memoir ‘My Name Is Daphne Fairfax’ which has won praise from literary critics. He will also tell the story, as well as a portrait of his late father PC Sad Smith, survivor of Colditz POW camp and London copper.

A BBC regular, well-known for his appearances on TV’s ‘Grumpy Old Men’, ‘Q.I.’, ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘The One Show’, Radio 4’s ‘Loose Ends’, ‘Balham Bash’, and host of Radio 4 Extra’s Comedy Club, and Radio 2’s ‘Smith Lectures’. He is a ‘Spirit of The Fringe’ award-winning Edinburgh Festival stalwart and Olivier nominated playwright for ‘An Evening With Gary Lineker’

Arthur is simply one of our funniest and most original comic performers and is guaranteed to bring you a night of hilarity, mirth and scandal…with a touch of rudeness thrown in for good measure.

Image credit: Steve Ullathorne

Details

Date:
14th May 2022
Time:
20:00 to 22:00

Organiser

The Palace Theatre
Phone:
01803 665800
Email:
info@palacetheatrepaignton.co.uk
Website:
https://www.palacetheatrepaignton.co.uk

Venue

The Palace Theatre
Palace Avenue
Paignton, Devon TQ3 3HF United Kingdom
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Phone:
01803 665800
Website:
https://www.palacetheatrepaignton.co.uk

The Palace Theatre Paignton