CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
To celebrate the launch of his eye-popping frank memoirs ?Becoming Johnny Vegas', which Michael traces the birth of the alter-ego who made him a comedy star, culminating in his triumphant appearance at the 1997 Edinburgh festival, where he won the critics award and was the first newcomer ever to be nominated for the Perrier. From BBC Dickens adaptations to Benidorm and Ideal to the PG Tips ads, Johnny Vegas has become one of Britain's best-loved comic actors. But before he'd ever drunk tea with a knitted monkey or made himself the exception that proves the rule in terms of the predictability of TV panel game regulars, Johnny Vegas was perhaps the most fearlessly confessional stand-up comedian this country has ever produced. So, how did an eleven-year-old Catholic trainee priest from St Helens grow up to become North West England's answer to Lenny Bruce? That's just one of the many questions that Johnny will be asked.