An Evening With Andy Hamilton

Sunday 18 June 2023
West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
In an intimate evening of comic reflection, reminiscence, and revelation, award-winning writer and comedian Andy Hamilton looks back over his more than forty years in comedy and seventy(ish) years on the planet and tries to answer some questions!

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He recalls stories from his extensive professional career in comedy, and shares memories, anecdotes, and opinions, from the political to the personal. In the second half of the show, the audience can ask Andy questions on any topic at all.

Come and enjoy an enlightening and entertaining but above all funny evening with a master of comedy.

More about Andy...

Beginning in 1976 as a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Week Ending, Andy has since picked up a raft of awards for co-writing and co-directing such household TV classics as Drop The Dead Donkey and Outnumbered. His TV satires turned up the heat on Westminster with Ballot Monkeys and Power Monkeys on Channel 4. He and his co-writer Guy Jenkin also penned and directed the hit British comedy feature film What We Did On Our Holiday (starring David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, and Billy Connolly), and a second series of their latest sitcom Kate & Koji (starring Brenda Blethyn) was broadcast in early 2022.

Andy’s numerous TV and radio credits include Have I Got News For You, QI, Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers, The News Quiz, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Trevor’s World of Sport, and Old Harry’s Game, not to mention as the voice of Dr Elephant - the dentist in the children's show Peppa Pig.

He has also written two novels: his debut, The Star Witness; and his latest epic, Longhand, which was published in his own handwriting.

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120 mins