Combine your visit to the festival with our January Advance offer with rooms available from just £20, check availability using the links below each event.
Highlights of the festival include:
“Stupid Boy” Celebrating Dad’s Army with Ian Lavender
An Audience with Private Pike
Thursday 26th January – Colston Hall
Ian lavender gives the inside scoop on the making of the classic series, Dad’s Army, including clips of series highlights and a public screening of a favourite episode. More info
Griff Rhys Jones : Silent Comedy Spectacular
Friday 27th January – Colston Hall
The star of Not the Nine O’Clock News, Alas Smith and Jones (and Three Men in a Boat!) presents masterpieces from the historic vaults of the silent comedy era. Includes Buster Keaton’s The General, as well as Laurel and Hardy and Charlie Chaplin. More info
He’s Not The Messiah He’s...TERRY JONES!
Monty Python’s Terry Jones presents Life of Brian
Saturday 28th January - Colston Hall
This public airing of the ultimate British comedy film, Monty Python's Life of Brian, will have the whole of the Colston Hall belly laughing for the full 90 minutes. Followed by a discussion about the film and his Actor/Director role with Python Terry Jones himself. More info
Bill Oddie's Top Comedy Moments
Saturday 28th January – Watershed Cinema
The well loved member of the Goodies and TV presenter, Bill Oddies, reveals tales and influences from his 40 year career working with greats such as John Cleese. More info
For a full programme visit our friends at Slapstick.
Posted on:: 14 December 2011 | Posted by:: Tim