Andy will be sharing humorous tales on the landmarks of his career and the creative experiences that have shaped him...
In this unique and exclusive online event, Andy will be sharing humorous tales on the landmarks of his career and the creative experiences that have shaped him – from his earliest days at BBC radio to his latest venture, a handwritten novel. He will discuss whether there is any topic that comedy cannot tackle and the dangers posed by censorship. He may also throw in some fruity gossip and showbiz tittle-tattle.
*The is an online event. All buyers will be sent a zoom link 15 mins before the event start.*
Andy’s very extensive professional career in comedy began in 1976 as a contributor to Radio 4’s ‘Weekending’ and has seen him pick up a raft of awards for co-writing and co-directing such household TV classics as ‘Drop The Dead Donkey’ and ‘Outnumbered’. His TV satires turned up the heat on Westminster with ‘Ballot Monkeys’ and ‘Power Monkeys’. He and his co-writer Guy Jenkin also penned and directed the hit British comedy feature film ‘What We Did On Our Holiday’. Their most recent collaboration was the ITV sitcom ‘Kate & Koji’ starring Brenda Blethyn.
Andy’s TV and radio credits are numerous and include ‘Have I Got News For You’ ; ‘Q.I.’; ‘Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers’; ‘The News Quiz’; ‘I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue’; ‘Old Harry’s Game’.
On 4th September, his second novel, ‘Longhand’ is being published by Unbound. What makes this novel unique is that it is being published in his own handwriting.