Britain’s Got Talent finalist joins Best of British billing

PUBLISHED: 10:49 20 June 2013 | UPDATED: 10:49 20 June 2013

Freddie Davies will be at the Best Of British

Freddie Davies will be at the Best Of British


BRITAIN’S Got Talent finalist Steve Hewlett will join an all-star billing in The Best Of British – and you could win tickets.

Steve Hewlett will be appearing at The Best Of BritishSteve Hewlett will be appearing at The Best Of British

Billed as the ultimate show for fans of variety artists, the show will feature a veritable smorgasbord of home-cropped talent.

Television and radio comedy star Freddie ‘Parrot Face’ Davies tops the bill and will be joined by international illusionists Van Buran and Allyson, musical star Maggie O’Hara and singer Chris Ritchie.

Together the acts will offer an afternoon of traditional entertainment from the good old days of British variety.

Freddie Davies returns to stand-up comedy after 20 years.

His unique brand of comedy stems from a love of variety and experience on The Des O’Connor Show and his own show, The Small World Of Samuel Tweet.

He will be joined by star of ITV1’s Britain’s Got Talent live final Steve Hewlett with his modern take on ventriloquism-based stand-up which judges Simon Cowell and co chose to put through to the final line-up.

The Best of British will be at The Playhouse, on July 7 from 7.30pm.

Tickets, priced £11-13, are available by calling 01934 645544 or by going to

The Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show.

To enter, simply answer the following question: Which TV show was Steve Hewlett on as a live finalist?

Send your answer, plus your name, address, email address and a daytime telephone number, to: The Best Of British Competition, Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, BS23 1LW by 9am on June 28.

Alternatively, you can log onto to enter.

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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