Three top comedians are all set to perform live on stage at the Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath on Saturday (September 14).
Junior Simpson, Ro Campbell and Tony Vino will provide a night of non-stop laughter, with Tony acting as MC for the evening.
Having survived being called “the new Lenny Henry” (The Times), lapsed choirboy Junior Simpson is a true star of both the black comic firmament and far beyond.
A true observational comic, Simpson finds his humour in the everyday and humdrum with anecdotes of his world travels as a comedian adding a personal originality to his set.
A familiar face from TV, from the likes of The Real McCoy and as a regular panellist on Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Junior has also worked with Jo Brand, Frank Skinner and Jonathan Ross and played a major role in the 2003 film Love Actually.
Ro Campbell has a string of accolades to his name.
He has been voted Scottish Comedian Of The Year Finalist 2009 and 2007 and was winner of the Big Tickle Comedy Festival Competition, Northern Ireland, 2005.
UK based Aussie Ro Campbell has spent five years honing his craft by gigging all over the UK, Ireland, Europe and beyond. He has performed at the last five Edinburgh Fringe festivals and made The Scotsman’s pick of Best Jokes of The Fringe in 2009.
Ro has also performed at Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Adelaide Fringe and has written for TV and Radio. Twelve people in the Outer Hebrides once saw him perform on BBC’s Gaelic language channel!
Preston’s very own funnyman Tony Vino has been touring the comedy scene since early 2005. Well aware of social and political issues, he mixes friendly well thought out observational humour with audience interaction and quick witted responses. A finalist in 2006 Funny Bones competition, Tony has enjoyed recognition as a comedian and comedy compere of renown.
The show at the Webster Memorial Theatre begins at 8 p.m.
The entertainment continues at the Webster on Saturday, September 21 with Dancing Queen: The Show - a must see for Abba fans.
Now in its 10th year of sell-out theatre performances, Dancing Queen: The Show has become known as the UK’s most spectacular ABBA tribute theatre show.
Featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, dancers and vocalists, Dancing Queen is packed with all of ABBA’s greatest hits performed with dazzling showmanship that only a true live band can accomplish.
Stunning costumes, specially choreographed dance routines and hilarious banter between the girls and guys make Dancing Queen a show which is definitely not to be missed. The show guarantees you will be dancing in the aisles by the end of the night.
If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by some of the best music ever written, then Dancing Queen is the show for you.
So dust down your platforms, put on your flares and sing along with all of your favourites including: ‘Waterloo’, ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Thank You For The Music’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Winner Takes It All’, ‘Gimme, Gimme, Gimme’ and many more. The music continues on Thursday, September 26 with Ga Ga - A Tribute To Queen, performed by a multi-award winning band that has headlined the ‘International Guitar Festival’ on several occasions, this is a Queen show like no other.
Ticket details for any of the shows are available from the box office on 01241 435 800.