Top comedy favourite heading for Civic Hall

COMEDY favourite Mitch Benn joins a host of other comedians in a packed showcase at the Civic Hall next month.

Mitch Benn is one of the foremost exponents of musical comedy in the U.K. A regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show (Sony Award nomination 2009) and Radio 2’s It’s Been A Bad Week, he now has two of his own BBC Radio series. Mitch Benn’s Crimes Against Music completed its third series in 2006 and he is also hosted a second series of The Mitch Benn Music Show on BBC Radio 7.

A natural crowd-pleaser, his barnstorming delivery makes him one of the most sought after acts on the university comedy circuit .His first CD, The Unnecessary Mitch Benn, proved hugely popular and as did his second album – Radio Face. His songs are also featured on the recently released BBC Worldwide compilation CD of The Now Show. His third album, Too Late To Cancel, his first with The Distractions, was released in October 2004 and a follow up album, Crimes Against Music was released in the Autumn of 2005 to coincide with a national tour. In 2008 he released his fourth album, Sing Like An Angel and in 2009 released a fifth album, Where Next, both coinciding with national tours.

Mitch is joined by Bryan Lacey, Matt Richardson and Angela Barnes.

Doors open at the Civic Hall, Blackshots at 8pm. Curtain up at 9pm.

Tickets at £13. Groups of six, £10 each.

Further information: 01621 890 153

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