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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


News: Marathon Radio Show For Frank Skinner With Some Help From David Baddiel And Other Comedy Stars

Frank Skinner is set to broadcast for a mega 10 hour stint to celebrate a decade on-air at Absolute Radio.

This Saturday 16th March, Frank will start at 8am as normal and will broadcast all the way through to 6pm. Kicking off with The Frank Skinner Show with co-hosts Emily Dean and Alun Cochrane, later in the day the presenter is set to be joined by friends including David Baddiel and comedian Tim Key.


News: London Run For Frank Skinner

Update: Extra Leicester Square Theatre dates just announced on July 5, 12, 13 & 27. Ticket link below.

Frank Skinner has announced a major London run for his new show. He will appear at the Leicester Square Theatre from June 3 - july 4. He is also touring the UK. Tickets are on sale at the link below.


News: Warm Up Gigs For Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner is to play a number of work-in-progress gigs around the UK this March.

The preview shows will take place at Liverpool’s St George’s Hall Concert Room, Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre, Salford’s The Lowry and Swindon’s Wyvern Theatre and tickets are on sale now.


News: Why Baddiel & Skinner Didn't Sing Three Lions Live During The World Cup

Comedian Frank Skinner has revealed why he and David Baddiel didn't sing Three Lions live onstage during the World Cup.

They were invited to perform the football anthem, which recently returned to the top of the charts, in Hyde Park when the England versus Croatia semi-final was being screened. The Lightning Seeds, featuring the song's co-writer Ian Broudie had agreed to perform in from of the packed open air audience of hopeful England fans.

News: Frank Skinner & Katherine Parkinson Make Edinburgh Debuts As Playwrights

Comedian Frank Skinner and IT Crowd star Katherine Parkinson are among the four creative people who are stepping out of their comfort zone and writing their debut plays, which will then be produced for the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The other writers taking part in the scheme called Debut are journalist Bim Adewunmi and Emmy-nominated TV and film director  Beryl Richards.


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