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From King’s Lynn to Harlow to Dudley 150 150 mhamer

From King’s Lynn to Harlow to Dudley

Jimmy Cricket takes part in the finale to the Music Hall Show in King's Lynn

The finale to the Music Hall Show in King’s Lynn

Jimmy Cricket visited the Corn Exchange Theatre in King’s Lynn as part of the 2013 Music Hall Show tour around the UK.

Jimmy Cricket meets some of the audience at the Music Hall Show in King's Lynn

Jimmy meets some of the audience in King’s Lynn

The Irish comedian is headlining the national tour, which is produced by Mark Andrews Productions and features all the typical hallmarks of a ‘Good Old Days’ format.

It continues at Skegness on Wednesday, 24 July and then, in the autumn, the show visits Cardiff, Nottingham, Harlow, Soham, Redhill, Crewe, New Brighton and Dudley.

More details for each date can be found in the tour dates section of this website.

A big thank-you to Gloria Whitbread for sending in these photographs.

Plain sailing at the Ship Inn 150 150 mhamer

Plain sailing at the Ship Inn

Jimmy Cricket is shown with the cast, the producer of the show, Mark Andrews (of Mark Andrews Productions) and Katie the waitress at the Ship InnWell-known comedian Jimmy Cricket and the cast of the music hall show with whom he has been touring had a couple of shows in the East Anglian region on consecutive days.

First, they visited the Corn Exchange Theatre in Ipswich and then went to King’s Lynn the following day.

After the Ipswich date the entire company travelled to a village called Long Sutton, which is near King’s Lynn, in preparation for the next day’s show.

On their arrival at Long Sutton, they all had a meal together at the nearby Ship Inn.

Above, Jimmy is shown with the cast, the producer of the show, Mark Andrews (of Mark Andrews Productions) and Katie, the waitress at the inn.

Jimmy said: “Katie was extremely hospitable and provided a great service for us.”

The good old days of Music Hall & Variety 150 150 mhamer

The good old days of Music Hall & Variety

Jimmy CricketJimmy Cricket is leading a return to the good old days in 2013.

The famous Irish comedian will  headline a national tour of a Music Hall Show which is being produced by Mark Andrews Productions.

It will feature all the typical hallmarks of a ‘Good Old Days’ format, complete with a chairman who will throw out to the audience some linguistic challenges!

The show, called The good old days of Music Hall and Variety, will visit the following UK towns and cities during next year: Shrewsbury, Billingham, Stockport, Derby, Cheltenham, Cleethorpes, Tunbridge Wells, Swansea, Ipswich, Kings Lynn, Skegness, Cardiff, Redhill, New Brighton, Nottingham, Dudley and Harlow.

More details for each date can be found within the tour dates section of this website.

Please note that most performance times are scheduled for the afternoon, but there is the odd occasion when an evening show has been arranged in addition to the matinee performance.

Whatever happened to…? 150 150 mhamer

Whatever happened to…?

Jimmy Cricket feature in the Daily Express

Famous Irish comedian Jimmy Cricket relived his successful showbiz career in a recent article in a British national newspaper.

The feature, written by Tony Padman, appeared in the magazine section of last Saturday’s Daily Express.