Fawlt-free show from a comedy legend
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.