Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist

Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist

Saturday, 27th April 2019

Doors Open: 7.30pm   Show Starts at: 8.00pm

comedy
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The debut stand-up hour from the multi award-winning co-writer of The Vicar of Dibley. 

"An entertaining hour with an engaging raconteur who refuses to take his illness too seriously” - ★★★★★  The Wee Review Paul’s co-written or worked on many much-loved comedy shows – I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Old Harry’s Game, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Spitting Image and Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench.
Now Paul has Parkinson’s but he’s still laughing/

Following his BBC One Documentary, Parkinson’s: The Funny Side (for which he won the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Presenter), a triumphant debut at London’s Comedy Store, and a sold-out month at the Edinburgh Fringe, here’s a one man show about the therapeutic power of comedy.
Paul is not contagious but he is worth catching.

Directed by Katie Churchill

“I know Paul as ‘F***wit’. He’s always been very funny, but now he has Parkinson’s, he’s ‘F***wittier’” – Dawn French
“Very funny, and moving too” – Richard Curtis
“Paul isn’t just one of the country’s funniest writers. It turns out he is also an annoyingly brilliant performer” – Josh Widdicombe
“Brave – and funny” – Ian Hislop
“So funny – and true, in the way only comedy can express” – Rory Bremner
“Laugh out loud funny and bursting with warmth and charm, like seeing your favourite uncle on Christmas Day take the piss out of your nan” – Daisy May Cooper, BAFTA winning star of This Country

“A master of story telling, timing and delivery… an expertly conceived and delivered hour of comedy” ★★★★ Fringe Review
“Charmingly funny & warmly delivered… The well-worked punchlines should appeal to every age” ★★★★ What’s On London
“Eloquent storytelling reminiscent of the likes of Terry Jones and Peter Sellers… sets the room into fits of laughter” ★★★★ BroadwayBaby

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