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Archive listings for Tim Fitzhigham

Work type: Comedy.

Tim Fitzhigham as Will Kempe: Shakespeare's Stand Up - T0158336363

n 1600 the greatest comedian in the world and the greatest playwright in history had a big fight; what happened next is the stuff of legend... Having created the great comedy parts of Falstaff, Bottom and Dogberry, Will Kempe, the comedian and William Shakespeare, the writer, fell out over Kempe's ideas for a comedy part in Hamlet. To show Shakespeare the true nature of comedy, Kempe walked out of his office in The Globe and Morris danced from London to Norwich in nine days. Just over 400 years later, multi-award winning comedian Tim FitzHigham read about this argument in the footnote of a long forgotten book... To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare, join Tim for wild Morris dancing, near death, arrest and injury as he takes on the challenge of the greatest stand up the world ever saw - Will Kempe. Bound up with this story is the discovery that Shakespeare and Tim may have a lot more in common as Tim stumbles on some forgotten paperwork and the secret of a Catholic saint...
2 Nov 16The Dukes, Lancaster :: V523
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29 Oct 16The Witham, Barnard Castle :: V2136159324
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25 Oct 16Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
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20 Oct 16Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
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14 Oct 16Y Theatre, Leicester :: V118516820
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The Gambler - T02129683030

Following his sold out Flanders and Swann evening at the Theatre Royal Tim FitzHigham is back with his hilarious show about the 10 greatest gambles, weirdest wagers and bizarrest bets in history! Star of CBBC Super Human Challenge, his own BBC Radio 4 series (The Gambler) and films with Clint Eastwood and Sir Anthony Hopkins come and see this multi-award winning East Anglian talent live.
24 Jun 16Waterside Arts Centre, Sale :: V0383692381
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19 Feb 16Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth :: V1197
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17 Feb 16Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
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13 Feb 16Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
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19 Jul 14Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
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In the Bath Unplugged - T258682209

On the 9th June 2005 East Anglian comedian Tim FitzHigham became the first and only person to row the English Channel in a bath tub. He raised a load of cash for a charity and made a multi-award winning show about it. Come and celebrate the 10th anniversary of this incredible event with an update of Tim's original "bath" show. This is a glorious triumph of the Great British Eccentric in a hilarious evening that will make you laugh, cheer and feel slightly better about the world...
12 Jun 15Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
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Hellfire - T1726691980

True spirit of the Fringe, multi award-winning, Perrier nominated expeditionary comedian, author and explorer Tim FitzHigham is back in a brand new show. Tim rowed the channel in a bathtub, run rivers in paper boats and tackled weird wagers. Star of CBBC's Super Human Challenge and BBC Radio 4's The Gambler, now see him live (and amazingly still alive) lift the lid on the most secret society ever. Running time: 1hr. Age 14+
30 Jul 14 to 25 Aug 14Pleasance, Edinburgh :: V1282
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Challenger - T0524743890

The true spirit of the Fringe, multi award-winning, Perrier nominated comedian, author, explorer and unusualist, Tim FitzHigham is back in a brand new show. Tim has brilliant bad ideas: rowing the Channel in a bathtub, taking on the world's weirdest wagers. Star of CBBC's Super Human Challenge and BBC Radio 4, see him live (and amazingly still alive).
31 May 14 to 29 Jun 14The Southbank, Inner London :: V0324280152
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15 Aug 13 to 26 Aug 13Pleasance, Edinburgh :: V1282
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Work in Progress - T1580279432

Expeditionary comedian (multi-Award Winning and Perrier Nominated), author, story teller and world renowned eccentric (also available abroad) presents his first work in progress show for 10 years. It's going to be death defying, intriguing and above all worth seeing. Tim has previously rowed the English Channel in a bath, taken on the world's weirdest wagers and run across Europe's largest Ice cap barefoot in just his pants. Star of CBBC's Super Human Challenge and BBC Radio 4 series, The Gambler. See him LIVE (and amazingly still alive): 'A FIVE STAR Performer.' The List, 'Gut bustingly funny' The Scotsman, 'Inspirational' Time Out, 'A National Treasure' ***** Chortle 'the perfect British Eccentric' Dara O Briain, 'FitzHigham is completely unhinged, completely without hinges' Eddie Izzard.
5 Feb 14Pleasance, Inner London :: V276
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Stop the Pigeon - T01269400223

14 Jun 13The Southbank, Inner London :: V0324280152
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The Gambler - T01956116489

Multi-Award Winning, Perrier Nominated Comedian, author, explorer, Fullmooners co-thing and air recycler Tim Fitzhigham is back, in a show about the 10 greatest bets in history. Sell-Out hit of the Edinburgh fringe and a man with bad ideas, now Tim tackles the world's weirdest wagers - Come, see the results!
14 Jun 12The Southbank, Inner London :: V0324280152
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2 Jun 12The Mac (Metropolitan Arts Centre), Belfast :: V2073141420
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T02046700585

Join this multi award-winning and triple world record holder as he tried to become the first person to row across the English channel in a bathtub. Critics’ choice in The Times. Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Independent, Observer and Metro.
3 May 11Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539
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The Bards Fool - T224192482

Multi-award winning comic, author and explorer takes on another death defying, awe inspiring, artistically questionable feat of endurance to make you laugh. Come and hear this strange new truth... Shakespeare started it, but can Tim finish it? This is dirty with bells on! Running Time: 60mins. Age Suitability: 5-105!Producer PBJ Management. Producer Brett Vincent (for Underbelly Promotions).
12 Jul 10The Southbank, Inner London :: V0324280152
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All At Sea - T0623296971

Perrier Award-nominated comedian and author Tim FitzHigham, in a show of triumph, failure and navigable plumbing. The true story of a 200-mile, death-defying, world record-breaking trip from France to Tower Bridge in a Thomas Crapper bath with only a rubber duck and an A-Z of Whitstable for support. Fresh from a world tour, this unmissable evening celebrates the release of his new paperback All at Sea.Producer PBJ (in association with Brett Vincent for Underbelly).
14 Jul 09The Southbank, Inner London :: V0324280152
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Don Quixote - T1038916097

Perrier Nominated comedian [Tim FitzHigham] spent a year living as a medieval knight attempting championships, eating revolting food and running round the Spanish deserts of La Mancha righting wrongs - all in the hope that he can win the heart of the lady he loves. A wonderfully entertaining story.
2 Dec 07Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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10 Nov 07Epsom Playhouse, Epsom :: V699
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8 Nov 07Redbridge Drama Centre, Outer London :: V0589837415
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In the Bath: Unplugged - T0760797606

In 2004 multi award-winning comedian and triple world record holder Tim Fitzhigham tried to become the first person in history to row across the English Channel in a bath. He failed in an attempt that almost took his life. In 2005 he tried again... Hear the full, frank and very funny true story of what happend next...
9 Mar 07Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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Paper Boat - A Papier Mache Odyssey - T0454186413

The remarkable true story of a paper boat, a 383 year-old world record, chaffed nipples and lots of gaffer tape. The story is told in a unique blend of stand up and sketches as Tim FitzHigham attempts to paddle the entire length of the River Thames in a totally implausible boat.Producer Infinite Number of Monkeys.
8 Feb 06 to 9 Feb 06Theatr Clwyd, Mold :: V810
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29 Jan 06Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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21 Jan 06Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant :: V757
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20 Jan 06The Quay Arts Centres, Newport :: V842
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18 Jan 06Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
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18 Nov 05The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
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3 Nov 05Redbridge Drama Centre, Outer London :: V0589837415
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28 Oct 05Playhouse, Alnwick :: V1176
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12 Oct 05Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal :: V6
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12 Oct 05Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal :: V6
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29 Sep 05Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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27 Jan 05 to 29 Jan 05Soho Theatre, Inner London :: V1035
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