[O]ne of Britain’s finest comedians and broadcasters, Marcus’ talent was noted early on in his career in 1996, when he won the BBC New Comedian Award at the Edinburgh Festival. He is now 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 he has notched up an impressive list of TV credits including team captain on ‘Argumental’ (DAVE) and the host of BBC4’s ‘The Late Edition’ and ‘I’ve Never Seen Star Wars’. Other appearances include; ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC ONE), ‘QI’ (BBC TWO), ‘Sorry I’ve Got No Head’ (BBC ONE), The Late Edition (BBC FOUR), and the 11 O’Clock Show (Channel 4).
“I was born with a long face and now there’s UKIP and Putin and being single and Islamic State and George Osborne and Paul Dacre of the Daily b*****d Mail and tax dodging corporations and the bloody election and did I mention being single?”
Marcus Brigstocke: Why the long face? performs on Sunday 2 October, 8pm at Harraby Community Theatre. Tickets are £16 and are available online* at ticketsource/Harraby, by calling 01228 537831 or in person from the venue.
*online transactions will incur a booking fee of £0.45+25% per ticket plus a 3.5% fee per transaction. No booking fees apply in person or over the phone.