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The best in fresh comedy and music set for Guildhall

Shakespeare’s Guildhall Trust has announced the line-up for what promises to be a great night of comedy and music on Friday, March 6 at 7.30pm at St. Georges Guildhall in Lynn.

It features the very best new stand-up from BBC New Comedy and live music from BBC Introducing.

The evening will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Norfolk and BBC Suffolk.

Twayna Mayne
Twayna Mayne

Trustee Amanda Arterton said: “This is a fantastic night from the BBC for the trust and we’re really grateful.”

Headliner is Twayna Mayne, who has her own series on BBC Radio 4, has been hailed a Star of the Future by Time Out magazine and been nominated Comedian Of The Year by Leicester Mercury.

The MC for the evening will be Tim FitzHigham, one of the most sought-after MCs in the country and a multi-award-winning stand-up comedian having done shows all over the world.

He is the lead comedian, mentoring BBC New Comedy in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex and a trustee of Shakespeare’s Guildhall Trust.

A regular performer in the venue, in plays, public speaking and, not to forget, exercising his horse around the Guildhall Courtyard, whilst performing Henry V.

Both Twayna and Tim are regulars at the Edinburgh Festival.

And there’s more stand-up comedy from the very best of BBC New Comedy including Graham Parry, Jenny Beake and more.

The evening will also have live music from BBC Introducing.

This night will be so good even the backstage area is being broadcast live for BBC Norfolk.

Tickets are selling quickly for this and can be purchased from the Guildhall box office whilst the Corn Exchange is having an up-grade.

Call 01553 764864.

Alternatively, book online at https://www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/bbc-new-comedy-live/

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