Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 16°C

Search

Review: Lee Hurst, The Apex, Friday, April 13.

PUBLISHED: 10:01 14 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:04 14 April 2018

Lee Hurst

Lee Hurst

Archant

In his inimitable Cockney style he lobbed out a host of gags and funny stories to a near sell out audience.

It was a fun night full of wonderful jokes from the trials and tribulations of the toilet facilities at motorway service stations through to childbirth and supermarket shopping.

There was plenty of laughs from the former star of BBC1’s ”’They Think It’s All Over” who is back on the road with his brand new show “Mucking About” which takes in dates and appearances around the south of the country.

And there was plenty of it on offer throughout his 60 minute-plus appearance as he explored the eccentricities of clothes shopping through to a hilarious routine of ruining his sex life while joining the Army.

The show was devastatingly funny and hugely entertaining and he was supported by fellow London comic David Whitney whose routine ranged from oral sex to Brexit and his Scottish ancestry to banking and tax returns.

Russell Cook

$render.recurse($ctx, '$content.code.value')

Five years after last staging Les Misérables, the Children’s Theatre Company Ipswich return with the French-set drama, this time at the Corn Exchange.

Review of Unseen Enemy: Radar and The Cold War by Suzanne Hawkes

The story of Bawdsey Manor during the Cold War is the story behind a new play by Suzanne Hawkes. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about East Anglia on the front lines.

Rehearsals are in full swing for the 40th anniversary production of the Suffolk Young People’s Theatre.

Harry Hill performed in the comedy tent at this year’s Latitude Festival.

Maria Marten and the Murder in the Red Barn is one of the most enduring parts of Suffolk folklore. It’s a story that has been told, re-told, adapted, sung and staged countless times over the centuries and you would think that there is nothing more to say about this infamous crime. You would be wrong.

HighTide unveils a musical tinged theatre festival this year. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to artistic director Steven Atkinson about the treats in store and discovers a real East Anglian flavour to the work

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain

Maria Marten and the Red Barn has been an important part of Suffolk folklore for the past 200 years but who was the real Maria Marten. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke joined the cast of Eastern Angles summer show Polstead to find out

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24