Slapstick 2013 (Bristol, England) Goodies & ISIHAC related events
28/11/2012 22:52 GMT
Posted by lisa
There are lots of great events scheduled for Slapstick 2013 (to be held in Bristol, England in late January); the full schedule can be found on their website http://www.slapstick.org.uk/ . Following are details about several events of particular interest to Goodies/ISIHAC fans. NOTE THAT THE ISIHAC event (#3 below) is almost sold out!
1. Lost Goodies
With Tim Brooke-Taylor. Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie
SAT 26 Jan 1430hrs Arnolfini £8.00/£6.50 Box office +44 (0)117 9172300 / 01 or book online
From 1970 to 1982, British television audiences roared regularly with delighted laughter at the zany and visually-inventive comedy shows and specials created by the madcap trio known as The Goodies. Slapstick is reuniting all three Goodies for a look-back at rarely-seen gems from their multiple award- winning output. Chris Serle is in the chair giving you a chance to put questions.
2. Bill Oddieís Laurel & Hardy Classics
SUN 27 Jan 1000hrs Watershed £8.00/£6.50
Box office 0117 927 5100 or book online at
Bill Oddie, national treasure, Goodie and wildlife guru returns to Bristolís Slapstick festival to introduce audiences old and young to another of his passions: Laurel & Hardy. Bill chooses his favourite talkies in this early morning programme set to get you buzzing with nostalgia and delight. What better way to start your Sunday? Approx running time 70mins.
3. Iím Sorry I Havenít a Clue Ė The Best of 40 Years
SUN 27 Jan 1130hrs Bristol Old Vic Box office 0117 9877877 or book online at http://www.bristololdvic.org.uk/slapsticksunday.html
Just what are the rules of Mornington Crescent? And who is the lovely Samantha? Join Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Colin Sell at the piano - the team from the self-styled antidote to panel games - as they mark the publication of their new book celebrating 40 years of being given silly things to do, and delighting their legions of fans across the world. Co-presented with Bristolís Festival of Ideas.
4. Slapstick Festival presents Silent Comedy Gala hosted by Dara O Briain
Featuring Harold Lloyd in his classic comedy KID BROTHER (1927)
FRI 25 Jan 1930hrs Colston Hall £20.00/£17.00/£8.50 Under 12s Box Office 0117 922 3686 or book online
This year's Silent Comedy Gala (Friday, 25 January) will include "music and entertainment from comedy legend Barry Cryer and his partner in comedy crime Ronnie Golden", along with classic comedy film masterpieces from Harold Lloyd (Kid Brother), Buster Keaton (The Goat) and Georges Melies (A Trip to