Funny-man Jethro back in Weston

PUBLISHED: 14:57 20 August 2014 | UPDATED: 14:57 20 August 2014




WEST Country legend Jethro is coming back to The Playhouse next month.

The larger-than-life comedian is back for a new tour titled The Legend At Large, filled with tear-jerking farcical stories about his old mates Denzil and Slip Along Trevaskis, as well as hilarious tales from his successful career in TV and theatre.

Jethro first started appearing in pubs and clubs in his native Cornwall and was soon hailed as the region’s top comic. He secured regular slots on the Des O’Connor show and in 2001 appeared for the Queen in the Royal Variety Performance.

His regular tours have drawn critical and fan acclaim with more than two decades under his belt in front of live audiences.

The show on September 1 starts at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £20.50, are available from the box office on 01934 645544 or via

n The Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer three lucky winners the chance to pick up a pair of tickets to see Jethro.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is answer the following question: In what year did Jethro appear at the Royal Variety Performance?

Send your answer, plus your name, address, email and a daytime telephone number to: Jethro competition, Weston, Worle and Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW by 9am on August 26.

Alternatively visit and enter online.

Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final. By entering this competition you are agreeing to be contacted by Archant.

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