Win tickets to see Russell Howard

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

STAR of BBC 2's Mock The Week, Russell Howard, makes his debut appearance at The Playhouse, Weston later this month.The Bristol-born comic is currently touring the country with his 'Adventures' show, following its sell-out performance at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year.The show, which hits The Playhouse on October 25, sees Howard engaging in razor-sharp comedy, whilst recounting tales of human stupidity and kindness.Howard delights in spreading his infectious enthusiasm for life's simple pleasures whether he is reliving extraordinary childhood memories or explaining why his grandmother wants a shredder.Howard is a regular on the television screen having starred as a permanent team member on BBC 2's Mock The Week, while he also featured as a guest panellist on shows such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Would I Lie To You.He is also a recognisable voice on the radio having co-written, hosted and performed for the BBC Radio 2's Saturday comedy show Out To Lunch, been a regular guest on BBC Radio 4's Banter and performed stand-up on the BBC Radio 4 satirical comedy series Political Animal.The performance starts at 8pm. Tickets, priced £15, are available from the box office on 01934 645544. * The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky reader the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show. To enter, please answer the following question: Where was Russell Howard born?* Closes: 9am on October 19. * Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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