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Frank Skinner Moves Extension Dates

At the start of 2020, Frank Skinner had been entertaining audiences at his completely sold out five-week run of Showbiz at the West End’s Garrick Theatre  and was set to take his acclaimed show back on the road nationwide.


News: Frank Skinner Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

Update - dates have changed a bit since this story first ran – click on link below for up to date tour list.


News: Frank Skinner To Write Prayer Book

Frank Skinner is planning to write a book with a religious theme called A Comedian’s Prayer Book (update: it's published on April 1, buy it here).


News: Frank Skinner And Barbara Nice To Write Plays

Frank Skinner and Barbara Nice are among the talents who have been commissioned to write plays for the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

The 12 new commissions are titled The Park Bench Plays – a series of site-specific micro-plays that illuminate, interrogate and even celebrate today's socially distanced world.  


News: Frank Skinner follows In The Footsteps Of Boswell And Johnson

Comedian Frank Skinner is set to co-present a documentary about literary figures James Boswell & Samuel Johnson.

Boswell & Johnson’s Scottish Road Trip follows Frank Skinner and best-selling novelist Denise Mina as they recreate Samuel Johnson and James Boswell’s famous 1773 Grand Tour of Scotland. The trip will tap into Skinner and Mina’s longtime fascination with Johnson and Boswell, respectively.


News: Poetry Podcast From Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner has unveiled the details of a brand-new original poetry podcast. Prepare to be swept away in some of Frank’s most loved literary landscapes, as he dives into an array of contemporary and classic works in ‘Frank Skinner’s Poetry Podcast’, launching April 20th.


News: West End Run For Frank Skinner

Following a sold out 2019 national tour, Frank Skinner brings his stand-up show, Showbiz to the West End for the first time, in January 2020.  After a successful 2019, which included sold-out runs at London's Leicester Square Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe, Frank will perform a five week limited run at the Garrick Theatre.  Performances start on 13th January until 15th February 2020 with tickets going on sale tomorrow.


News: Frank Skinner Dara O Briain, Jo Brand & More Play Absolute Radio Charity Night

Absolute Radio has announced a major comedy gig on Sunday 24th November raising money for Stand Up To Cancer.


Live Review: Frank Skinner, Leicester Square Theatre

Frank Skinner's first proper new show in four years does not have any whizz bang gimmicks. It does not have any themes or high concept. What it does have is a plethora of spot-on punchlines. Some of them scripted, some of them improvised. All of them conclusive evidence that the Black Country comic is still one of the best joke-crafters in the business.


News: Frank Skinner Announces Major Showbiz Tour

Update 16/4: Following his run at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and in advance of his new stand-up tour, Showbiz, Frank Skinner is to return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the place where his live career began back in 1987 and where four years later, he took home comedy’s most prestigious prize, The Perrier Award. Now Frank is back, performing at the Gordon Aikman Theatre, (formerly The Assembly George Square Theatre) starting on 31st July until 18th August.  Tickets are on sale this Thursd



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