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Get set for Slapstick… at St George’s!

St George’s Bristol is delighted to be partnering with the Slapstick Festival, presenting a selection of unique comedy events over the festival weekend (20-25 January).  There are still more events to be announced, so keep an eye on this page or visit slapstick.org.uk for full programme details.

Don’t miss the festival’s launch event right here on Friday 4 DecemberMATT LUCAS’S BANANA SKIN

Saturday 23 January 2016

12.30pm: It’s Shaun The Sheep!
The movie’s writers and directors ‘in conversation’ with Marcus Brigstocke.
£10, £7.50, £6 U12s, £5 Restricted View (plus fees)

2.40pm: Why I Love Sgt. Bilko
with Tim Vine
£10, £7.50, £5 Restricted View (plus fees)

5pm: Marcus Meets The Goodies
Marcus Brigstocke meets the UK’s finest comedy trio who reunite at Slapstick Festival for a rare public screening of their western comedy classic Bun Fight at the OK Tea Rooms.
£15, £12, £6 Restricted View (plus fees)

8pm: Passionate About Buster
A Silent Comedy Western Double Bill with Rick Wakeman and Ian Lavender.
£19.50, £15, £7 Restricted View (plus fees)

Sunday 24 January 2016

12.40pm: Why I Love Ben Turpin
With his trademark crossed eyes and thick moustache Ben Turpin made scores of classic slapstick films alongside the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand and ‘Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle’.  Join our special guest host and discover this unique performer.
£10, £7.50, £5 Restricted View, £6 U12s (plus fees)

2.30pm: Hooray For Harold Lloyd… And Friends
A classic double bill of Lloyd’s finest onscreen comedy hosted by ‘king of the one liners’, and national treasure, Barry Cryer.  With Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor.
£15, £12, £6 Restricted View (plus fees)

5.15pm: Stephen Merchant’s Top Comedy Moments
We are delighted to welcome Bristol-born Stephen Merchant to the Slapstick Festival as he chooses his top visual comedy clips.
£19.50, £15, £7 Restricted View (plus fees)

8pm: Barry Cryer & Ronnie Golden – Past Masters
Expect comedy songs and gags galore from the well-loved duo, just back from the Edinburgh Fringe proving they are still alive and old is cool.
£15, £12, £6 Restricted View (plus fees)

Monday 25 January 2016

7.30pm: Ken Dodd – Comedy Legend
The comedy icon, legend and national treasure, Ken Dodd receives the annual ‘Aardman Slapstick Comedy Legend Award’.