Many people sing, play guitar and tell stories but not many have supported Steve Martin and Robin Williams, or played a guitar duet with Brian May of Queen. Richard Digance has.
Richard is a rare performer in that he is respected by comedians for his original material and by musicians for being an accomplished performer and guitarist. Join this BAFTA nominated TV entertainer, award-winning composer, songwriter, poet, author and artistfor a wonderful evening of music and humour.
‘Richard Digance, hilarious, sentimental, irreverent and, above all, ours‘ – Mike Atherton
‘Richard Digance is simply a national treasure’ Bob Harris
Thursday 6 April
8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)
Shappi is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of her arrival in Britain. She’s reclaiming patriotism, sending a love letter to her adopted land. Please don’t come if you’re a skinhead (though naturally bald folk are welcome).
‘She has plenty to say, and says it with pointedness and potency.’ The Guardian
Star of Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News for You and Q.I, she is back with a brand new show for 2017.
She has whip-crack jokes and is effortlessly funny as she handles every subject with a razor sharp wit, softened only by her deliciously mischievous delivery and endless charm.
Shappi Khorsandi is also the best selling author of ‘A Beginners Guide to Acting English’ and her debut novel ‘Nina is not OK’ is published by Ebury in July 2016. Shappi was also recently elected president of the British Humanist society.
‘seriously funny and suprisingly filthy’ The New Statesman
‘makes live comedy thrilling’ London Evening Standard
Over 16’s only
Thursday 4 May, 8pm
Tickets: £15/£13 (members & concessions)
www.shappi.co.uk / @ShappiKhorsandi
We are delighted to announce that Matt Forde will now be coming to Dorchester Arts on Friday 26 May.
Following the UK’s most important referendum until the next one, host of hit show ‘Unspun’ Matt Forde celebrates why it’s great/awful that we’re in/out of the EU/UK/NATO/whatever the hell happens next.
As seen on The Royal Variety Performance 2015 (ITV), Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Mock the Week (BBC Two) and Question Time (BBC One).
“A first class comic” Guardian
“Highly engaging, inherently funny…an ability to ad-lib laughs out of thin air” Chortle.co.uk
Friday 26 May, 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm)
Tickets: £15/£13 (members & concessions) / £5 Live for 5