CHEDGRAVE The legendary Arthur Smith  with Mary Bourke & Earl Okin
Sat, 31 Jul | CHEDGRAVE WHITE HORSE

CHEDGRAVE The legendary Arthur Smith with Mary Bourke & Earl Okin

Time & Location

31 Jul, 19:00
CHEDGRAVE WHITE HORSE, 5 Norwich Rd, Chedgrave, Norwich NR14 6ND, UK

About the Event

Arthur Smith is an English comedian known for his work in the alternative comedy scene in the early 1980s. He is best known for his own music and comedy show Arthur Smith's Balham Bash, in which he would invite a range of guests into his own Balham home in South London for a night of varied entertainment and laughs. He is also the voice of Arthur Dustcart on TV's Rex The Runt, and has acted in radio sitcoms such as BBC Radio 4's Married.

Credits:TV:

  • - Grumpy Old Men (BBC)
  • - QI (BBC)
  • - Have I Got News For You (BBC)
  • - They Think Its All Over (BBC)
  • - Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC)
  • - People Just Do Nothing (BBC)
  • - Red Dwarf (BBC)
  • - Filthy Rich & Catflap (BBC)
  • - Girls On Top (ITV)
  • - Pyjamarama (ITV)
  • - Arthur and Phil Go Off (Channel 4)
  • - Room 101 (BBC)
  • - The One Show (BBC)
  • - Are You Being Served (BBC - 2016)
  • - Celebrity University Challenge (BBC)
  • - Pointless Celebrities (BBC)
  • - Celebrity The Chase (ITV)
  • - Mastermind (BBC)
  • - Newsnight (BBC)
  • - Clive Anderson Talks Back (Channel 4)
  • - Countdown (Channel 4)
  • - Just A Minute (BBC)
  • - Whose Line Is It Anyway (Channel 4)
  • - Married (BBC)
  • - Nightcap (BBC)
  • - Ident (Short - Aardman Animations - Voice)
  • - Rex The Runt (Animation - Voice)
  • - The Animal Train (Animation - Voice)
  • - Romuald The Reindeer (Animation - Voice)
  • - Life of Grime (BBC - Voice)
  • - Money For Nothing (BBC - Voice)

Radio:

  • - Loose Ends (BBC Radio 4)
  • - The Comedy Club Interviews (BBC Radio 4 Extra)
  • - Arthur Smith's Balham Bash (BBC Radio 4)
  • - Arthur Smith's Last Hangover (BBC Radio 4 Extra)
  • - Smith Lectures (BBC Radio 2)
  • - Excess Baggage (BBC Radio 4)
  • - Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen (BBC Radio 4 Extra)
  • - Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen, Again (BBC Radio 4 Extra)
  • - Saturday Live (BBC Radio 4)
  • - Midweek (BBC Radio 4)

Writing:

  • - 100 Things I Meant To Tell You (book - publish date autumn 2019)
  • - My Name is Daphne Fairfax (autobiography)
  • - An Evening with Gary Lineker (with Chris England - Olivier nominated stage play & TV Movie)
  • - Live Bed Show (Stage)
  • - My Summer With Des (TV Movie)
  • - Sit-Down Comedy (contributor - published 2003)
  • - Hello Mum (TV)
  • - Arthur and Phil Go Off (TV)
  • - Josie (TV)
  • - Ident (Short - Aardman Animations (additional material)

Solo Shows:​

Awards:

  • - Olivier Award - nominated for Best New Comedy (playwright)
  • - Edinburgh Festival Panel Prize
  • - Spirit of The Fringe Award (Edinburgh Festival)
  • - Malcolm Hardy's Cunning Stunt Award (Edinburgh Festival)​
  • - Bath Plug Award - recognising significant achievement in comedy (Bath Festival)
  • Award For Excellence 2019 - Brighton Fringe (SYD show - shortlisted)

Testimonials:

- "Smith stands out among his generation for a willingness to keep pushing himself and experimenting with the new forms of comedic expression... Today's hottest young comics still see him as an inspiration" - Guardian​  ​- “***** - On form again with his charmingly laconic blend of aphorisms, wry one-liners, poetry, audience participation and more – a cordial man of the world holding court” - Chortle

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  • TABLE OF 4 FRONT -
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