Comic Doreen to present best sketches – tickets up for grabs

PUBLISHED: 16:00 02 August 2018




A comedian who came to prominence with a viral clip on YouTube will present some of her favourite sketches in Weston-super-Mare.

Doreen started releasing comedic sketches online seven years ago, and has gone on to complete five theatre tours and release an autobiography.

She also appeared in Doreen The Movie, featuring a cameo by Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant.

Her satirical political videos where she assesses the state of the nation as only she can regularly reach millions of people.

Doreen’s Naughty Bits will be performed at the Blakehay Theatre, where she will present her favourite moments, sketches and videos from the past four years of doing one-woman shows.

One critic described it as: “A genuinely hilarious and superbly-written evening of good old-fashioned variety entertainment; a one-woman show of at-times dizzying comic invention.”

The extracts will include Doreen’s Grand Night Out, Rise of the Yam-Yam and Doreen’s Christmas Cracker.

Doreen, who is from the Midlands, will also include a preview of her new autumn show, which starts touring in October.

A spokesman said: “A great intro to Doreen if you’ve never seen her live before, and a varied feast of favourite funny memories for ardent fans.”

Doreen will perform at the Blakehay, in Wadham Street, on August 11 at 7.30pm.

The show contains adult humour, and is suitable for people aged 16 and over.

Tickets, priced £15, are available from 01934 645493 or

The Mercury has teamed up with organisers to offer two pairs of tickets to the show.

Usual Archant competition rules apply and the editor’s decision is final.

By entering this competition you agree to be contacted by Archant about it.

The competition closes at 10am on August 6.

Competition entry

Competition question:

To enter, simply answer the question below and click the submit button

Q: Which Led Zeppelin star made a cameo appearance in Doreen The Movie?

You've already entered this competition. Good luck!

Please log in to enter the competition

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Weston Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More from Weston Mercury

A Weston-super-Mare family have spoken of their ‘terrifying’ ordeal having been caught up in the Majorca floods.

Read more

A couple who took part in this year’s Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare are appealing for people to sign up to the next event.

Read more
Weston Hospicecare Weston-super-Mare
30 minutes ago

People who work for the armed forces, police, NHS and other public services can go on rides for free with their families at Weston’s Grand Pier next month.

Read more

Libraries in Somerset could face closures by early next year, Somerset County Council has revealed.

Read more

Sea turtles and clownfish were spotted on the streets of Weston’s Bournville estate at the weekend.

Read more

Libraries are holding sessions this week to help people to use the internet more.

Read more
North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 20:00

The theatre show Beautiful Thing is being staged in the South West this month.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:00

A hard-working volunteer has been hailed by Weston Football Club after two decades of service.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Weeks after activities at an environment centre used by children and vulnerable people were shut down, an independent education specialist has stepped in to help.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:53

Worlebury Golf Club duo Lynne Johnson and Amanda Cook tasted success at the Somerset County Ladies Golf Association nine-hole Champion of Champions competition at Burnham & Berrow.

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Read Online

Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 6°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists