Mercury (Hobart) - Magazine - - UPFRONT -

BILL BAI­LEY — EARL OF WHIMSY WREST POINT EN­TER­TAIN­MENT CEN­TRE, HO­BART, MON­DAY, 8PM AL­BERT HALL CON­VEN­TION CEN­TRE, LAUNCESTON, TUES­DAY, 8PM Fol­low­ing his 2016 sell­out tour Larks in Tran­sit, this UK co­me­dian re­turns to Tas­ma­nia with his new com­edy and mu­sic ex­trav­a­ganza Earl of Whimsy. The show presents Bai­ley’s trade­mark blend of satire and sur­re­al­ism, crowd sin­ga­longs and weird in­stru­ments with a dis­tinctly his­tor­i­cal feel, in­clud­ing tales of an­cient Vik­ing bat­tles, Shake­speare’s con­tri­bu­tion to com­edy and Bai­ley’s own ances­try. Tick­ets from $89.90.

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