the Station pun in the middle of refurbishment, we proved the
old saying that '"whatever happens, the show must go on"......and
the audience helped us along.
took advantage of the chaos in the front bar and gave away parts
of the pub as competition prizes. Prior to the show, I had wanted
to give away as a prize the workmens unwashed mugs,complete
with teabags - but the gaffer pursuaded me it was a bad idea.
So we gave away a Greek Urn (made in Taiwan) that has graced
the front bars shelf for over ten years.
was a great show. Unfortunately, Nina Conti pulled out at the
last minute for a TV show, but we had TV personality Shazia
Opening act for the evening was Rohan
Agawalatta. I've been recreating his various jokes
in the office all day, especially "How many Elvis Presley's
does it take to change a light bulb"
The winner of the Greek Urn holding his prized pocession
was in fantastic form. Many thanks to the comedy god for bringing
the bloke from Wales to the show.
act for the evening was Andy
Zaltzman. This guy is a comedy genius and definately
someone we want back. His material was probably the most original
and thoughful on the circuit. His game of trumps using world
leaders, his 5-minute joke starting with "Queen Victoria
walked into a pub in Kings Heath". Genius!!!