Fawlt-free show from a com­edy legend

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COM­EDY legend will be on stage later this month for his one man show which is tour­ing the UK.

John Cleese, one of the UK’s most cel­e­brated com­edy stars of all time, will be at the Ayles­bury Wa­ter­side The­atre on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 26.

Best known for his work in Monty Python tele­vi­sion shows and films, as well as for be­ing the cre­ator of Fawlty Tow­ers, he is on a tour of the coun­try this au­tumn with tales from his new book, So, Any­way.

Cleese be­gan his ca­reer as a sketch writer for BBC Ra­dio’s Dick Emery Show and then the Frost Re­port.

After this, star­dom beck­oned, and Monty Python was cre­ated, which he co-wrote and starred in, even­tu­ally amount­ing to four se­ries and three films.

AHe went on to achieve fur­ther suc­cess as the neu­rotic ho­tel man­ager Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Tow­ers which he co-wrote with his then wife Con­nie Booth (who played maid Polly) and is of­ten hailed as he UK’s favourite sit­com.

After this, he man­aged to crack he USA with A Fish Called Wanda, and since then has gone n to ap­pear as Q in Bond movies he World is Not Enough and Die nother Day.

His lat­est show ex­plores Cleese’s oughts on top­ics as di­verse as the ture of com­edy, the rel­a­tive mer­its cricket and wa­ter-ski­ing and the por­tance of kon­wing the dates of the kings and queens of Eng­land. It is de­scribed as a mas­terly rfor­mance by a master per­former. Tick­ets are ex­pected to sell out ickly and are priced at be­tween £33.40 and £49.50.

To book, con­tact the Ayles­bury Wa­ter­side The­atre on 0844 871 7607 or go to www.at­gtick­ets.com/ venues/ayles­bury-wa­ter­side-the­atre.

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