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An evening wiv arfur


Reporter: Trish Lee Arts Editor

Email: trish.lee@newburynews.co.uk
Contact: 01635 886663

Arthur SmithJoin comedian, writer, broadcaster and all-round British institution ARTHUR SMITH at Arlington Arts  next Thursday 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 1980s and 90s.  Expect an evening of sublime playfulness, crammed with jokes, anecdotes, short stories, poems, songs and readings from his recently published memoir ‘My Name Is Daphne Fairfax’ which has won praise from literary critics.

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’

Tickets priced £14 are available from the box office on 01635 244246 or via the website www.arlingtonarts.co.uk

All profits from Arlington Arts go to Mary Hare, the national charity for young deaf people.

Don't forget to read the Newbury Weekly News — Berkshire's largest–selling local newspaper — out each Thursday morning.

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