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Trinity Theatre
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Tunbridge Wells
Kent, TN1 1JP


  • Category: Comedy

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So Comedy Broken Robot Productions presents RADIO ACTIVE with ANGUS DEAYTON, PHILIP POPE, MICHAEL FENTON STEVENS, HELEN ATKINSON WOOD Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope reunite to take classic scripts from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show on the road following a sell-out and critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Among other classic characters expect to catch up with long suffering radio host Mike Channel, original foodie Anna Daptor, and the accident-prone Martin Brown, as well as the casts original musical creations, responsible for such parody bands as The Hee Bee Gee Bees and Status Quid. Based on the sketch show created during their years in the Oxford Revue, “Britains first ever national local radio station” was written by Angus alongside Geoffrey Perkins, and ran for seven series before transferring to television in the form of BBC2s KYTV. All surviving members of the original cast reunite for this tour marking 40 years since its stage debut including: AngusDeaytonis best known for hosting the first 23 series ofBBC Onepanel showHave I Got News For You, along with the first 3 series of Hell’s Kitchen and Would I Lie To You. He’s also presented the BAFTA Awards and Comedy Awards, and starred in sitcomsOne Foot in the Grave, PramfaceandNighty Night. More recently he’s appeared inWaterloo Roadand Bake Off: Creme de la Creme. Michael Fenton Stevens co-founded The Hee Bee Gee Bees and performed Spitting Images number one hit single The Chicken Song. His television credits include roles in My Family, Nighty Night, Outnumbered, Action Team, Ballot Monkeys and Benidorm. Helen Atkinson Wood played Mrs Miggins in Blackadder The Third. Twice nominated Best Female Comedy Performer by The British Comedy Awards she also appeared in OTT, The Young Ones and Your Cheatin Heat. In addition to her acting work, Helen has been a guest on QI and Have I Got News For You. Philip Pope starred in Who Dares Winsand Chelmsford 123, as made memorable guest appearances in a number of shows including Blackadder andOnly Fools and Horses. More recently Philip has appeared in BBCs Brian Pern and Channel 4s Ballot Monkeys. As a composer he wrote hit songs for The Hee Bee Gee Bees and Spitting Image(notablyTheChicken Song), as well as for TV shows including Not The Nine OClock News, Whose Line is it Anyway?, and The Fast Show. ???? The Telegraph ????? British Theatre Guide ????? The Edinburgh Guide

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  • Date: 23 / 05 / 19Time: 20:00Book Now


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