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Brigstocke ready to raise laughs

Evesham Editorial 6th Nov, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016   0

THERE will be laughs aplenty in Evesham next week when one of the country’s most sharpest and talented comedians makes a return visit to town.

TV and radio funnyman Marcus Brigstocke will be the star of the show at Evesham Arts Centre once again on Friday (November 14) performing his new UK tour show ‘Je m’accuse – I am Marcus’ – starting at 8pm.

Brigstocke appeared at the Victoria Avenue building in April last year when he performed his politically themed tour show The

Big Society but his new show promises to centre more around the man himself.

Brigstocke said: “Podium dancer, oil rig worker, food addict, musical theatre enthusiast, posh, eco-hypocrite, ex-Goth, muppet

fan, award winning comedian and chief beverages operator at the Little Chef – screw politics, let’s talk about me.”

The comedian’s talent was noted early on in his career in 1996 when he won the BBC New Comedian Award at the Edinburgh


And since then he has been regarded as a major comedy, writing and acting talent, performing stand up nationally to sell out audiences around the UK and globally at international comedy festivals.

BBC Radio 4 has become somewhat of a second home to him with regular appearances on The Now Show and Just A Minute and has notched up TV credits including team captain on Argumental and the host of BBC4’s The Late Edition and I’ve Never

Seen Star Wars.

He has also recently appeared in the West End and toured with the award-winning hit musical ‘Spamalot’ where he played the role of King Arthur to much critical acclaim. Earlier this year he took part in Channel 4’s Winter Games entertainment show,

The Jump.

Tickets cost £15 and are available by visiting or by calling 01386 446944. Audience members must be at least 16-years-old.

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