Buzzcocks star Sean’s helping pack up Market’s Hitchin comedy ‘stall’ before a move next door
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One of comedy’s elder statesmen will be helping the young whippersnappers at Hitchin’s Mostly Comedy wrap up their residency at the town’s Market Theatre next week.
In the new year Glyn Doggett and David Ephgrave’s monthly gig will move next door to the Sun Hotel, but for the last show of 2015 they’re welcoming Sean Hughes into the spotlight.
He may not thank you for bringing up his past as an elfin team captain in the early days of TV music quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks – since winning the prestigious Perrier award at Edinburgh back in 1990 he’s also starred in his own series and established a reputation as one of our most thoughtful and provocative stand-ups. And he’s not that elfin any more...
Joining him on stage will be Canadian stand-up Katharine Fern, who has been based in the UK since last year and is known for a confessional and brutally honest storytelling style.
Linking it all together as usual will be Glyn and David, and although the show is already sold out there’s always the chance of returns – put your name down on the door after 8.30pm next Thursday, November 10.
The bar opens at 8.15pm and the first act takes to the stage at 9.15pm.
And if you don’t manage to get a ticket you can always listen in to the podcast the tech-savvy duo compile with each month’s star turn.
- 1 Range Rover stopped towing ‘insecure trailer’ on A1(M) in Stevenage
- 2 'Jobs will be lost' if Stevenage TK Maxx fails to relocate
- 3 Police called to concern for welfare after 'youths' seen on Stevenage roof
- 4 Iceland offers over 60s discount on shopping bill every week
- 5 Man wanted in connection with police officer assault could be in Hitchin
- 6 Plans to demolish riding stables to make way for housing
- 7 Lloyds Bank in Letchworth to shut as closures announced across the UK
- 8 7 great places to get a bottomless brunch in Hertfordshire
- 9 Former pub owner admits to food hygiene offences
- 10 Crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Letchworth and Baldock
Just log on to www.doggettandephgrave.co.uk and follow your nose – the latest instalment featuring magic and comedy legend Paul Daniels and the lovely Debbie McGee is well worth a listen.