Tour for Colin Hoult & Anna Mann

Award-winning character comedian, actor and writer Colin Hoult brings his eccentric, witty, and wonderful alter-ego back into the theatres! Colin Hoult’s Anna Mann; actress, singer, welder (gotta have a backup) and siren of the stage and screen will be taking her brand-new show, The Death of Anna Mann, on tour around the UK from August 2022. 

After five incredibly long years, Anna Mann returns to enchant us with the tales, tribulations, and epic saga of her fabulous life in the arts, as she faces… her final moments. As the title suggests, this will quite literally be Colin’s final Anna Mann show as he puts this character to rest. “Don’t you dare cry!” – Anna Mann.

Anna Mann is the much beloved and beautifully absurd creation of one of the greatest British comedians, Colin Hoult, whose work is wonderfully crafted, satirical, and refreshing. Colin says “Anna has always been a vehicle for me to explore things affecting me in real life, from my experiences with depression, to the rise of modern-day fascism [Colin & Anna’s 2018 show ‘How We Stop The Fascists’] to grief, which is a prominent theme throughout this final Anna Mann show. My own personal experiences of grief, and how we learn to deal with it, have hugely influenced the story, themes, and comedy of this new show”

Hoult presents a hilarious meditation on life, death and literally everything in between, as Anna would describe it “it will be visceral, real, and achingly brave”. You will leave screaming “f*** off I love it!”. 

Colin Hoult is a celebrated actor, comedian and writer in television, radio and theatre. He is best known for his work with Ricky Gervais on Derek (Channel 4), After Life (Netflix) and Gervais and Merchant’s Life’s Too Short (BBC). His acting credits include Ghosts (BBC), Trying (Apple), Almost Never (CBBC), Four Weddings and a Funeral (Hulu), This Time with Alan Partridge (BBC), Being Human (BBC) and BBC3's award-winning Murder In Successville. Colin is a successful character comedian – he is well known for his celebrated ‘has-been actress’ character Anna Mann and has received great critical acclaim for his live shows, which were listed among the best-reviewed comedy shows at the Fringe by British Comedy Guide. Colin is a prolific writer and former winner of the Writers' Guild Award for Comedy. He penned a hugely successful trilogy of live shows which were adapted into a Radio 4 series, Colin Hoult's Carnival of Monsters. Other writing credits include Romesh Presents: Inside Your Ancestors for Sky and Comedy: Shuffle for BBC.

 

Listing Information

3 - 28/08/22                 Edinburgh Fringe          Pleasance

14/09/22                      Brighton                       Komedia

16/09/22                      Bath                             Rondo Theatre

17/09/22                      Reading                        South Street Arts

18/09/22                      Cambridge                    Cambridge Junction

21/09/22                      Leeds                           Hyde Park Book Club

22/09/22                      Nottingham                  Glee Club

23/09/22                      Birmingham                  Glee Club

24/09/22                      Bristol                          Tobacco Factory Theatres

27/09/22                      Glasgow                       The Stand

28/09/22                      Carlisle                         Old Fire Station

29/09/22                      Newcastle                     The Stand

30/09/22                      Manchester                  Chapeltown Picture House

01/10/22                      Aberystwyth                 Comedy Festival

06/10/22                      Edinburgh                     Monkey Barrel

07/10/22                      Aberdeen                     Comedy Festival

08/10/22                      York                             [email protected]

11 – 15/10/22               London                         Soho Theatre

 

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