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Jimmy Cricket thanks everyone at the Bridlington Spa 150 150 mhamer

Jimmy Cricket thanks everyone at the Bridlington Spa

Jimmy Cricket tweeted: My thanks to all the staff at the wonderful #SpaTheatreBridlington for tonight, and to all my friends who helped with loading and putting the set together for the performance!

Jimmy Cricket expressed his thanks to staff and friends at the Bridlington Spa theatre after the latest staging of his comedy play.

The East Yorkshire coast venue hosted No more Fiffing and Faffing on Thursday (18 July) as part of a North of England tour.

No more Fiffing and Faffing had its debut in 2018 at the Blackburn Empire Theatre and has also played in Bury and Chorley.

Jimmy wrote No more Fiffing and Faffing and also performs in it.

The other actors are Jonathan Young from The Bachelors and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in ITV’s Coronation Street.

Jimmy posted on social media: “My thanks to all the staff at the wonderful #SpaTheatreBridlington for tonight, and to all my friends who helped with loading and putting the set together for the performance! 🎭

The play is about double act Joe Fiffen and Jerry Faffen who are on their last night in showbusiness.

They attempt to settle some old scores in the dressing room.

Related story: Two Yorkshire venues to stage Jimmy Cricket play

 

Bridlington Spa next stop for No more Fiffing and Faffing 150 150 mhamer

Bridlington Spa next stop for No more Fiffing and Faffing

Jimmy Cricket’s first comedy play hits the road again this week.

Our next production of the Comedy will be @bridspam this coming July folks!

No more Fiffing and Faffing will be performed at the Bridlington Spa theatre on the East Yorkshire coast on Thursday (18 July) as part of a North of England tour.

It had its debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre and has also been staged in Bury and Chorley.

Veteran comedian Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it, along with Jonathan Young from The Bachelors and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in ITV’s Coronation Street.

You can buy tickets for the play at the Bridlington Spa theatre here.

Before then, famous entertainer Jimmy, 73, will be headlining an evening of music and comedy on Sunday (14 July) at the Preston Playhouse.

The show will raise money for Age Concern Central Lancs and the Rosemere Cancer Trust.

Ticket includes free parking (worth £3) in the Trinity Square Car Park directly across the road from the Theatre. Pick up a token from the Box Office.

There are more details about the show here.

Two Yorkshire venues to stage comedy play 150 150 mhamer

Two Yorkshire venues to stage comedy play

Just some publicity for the forthcoming Comedy Play which will be staged around the Yorkshire area, on Thurs 18th July 2019 at the #SpaTheatreBridlington, and then at the #CityVarieties in Leeds, Sat 7th March 2020, would be good to see you there if you live local folks!

Jimmy Cricket’s first play is to be staged at a second Yorkshire venue.

No more Fiffing and Faffing had its debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre and will be performed at the Bridlington Spa theatre on the Yorkshire coast on Thursday 18 July as part of a North of England tour.

It will also be staged at the City Varieties Music Hall in Leeds on Saturday 7 March 2020.

Jimmy posted the photo above on social media and said: “Just some publicity for the forthcoming Comedy Play which will be staged around the Yorkshire area, on Thurs 18th July 2019 at the #SpaTheatreBridlington, and then at the #CityVarieties in Leeds, Sat 7th March 2020, would be good to see you there if you live local folks!🎭

Veteran comedian Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it, along with Jonathan Young from The Bachelors and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in ITV’s Coronation Street.

 

‘Laugh a minute, very enjoyable and worth the trip from Rochdale’ 150 150 mhamer

‘Laugh a minute, very enjoyable and worth the trip from Rochdale’

Our next production of the Comedy will be @bridspam this coming July folks! The latest staging of Jimmy Cricket’s comedy play went down very well – and there are more performances on the way!

No more Fiffing and Faffing had such a highly successful debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre, that it has resulted in a tour around the north of England, including at The Met in Bury earlier this year.

Its latest performance was last Sunday (19 May) at the Chorley Little Theatre in Lancashire.

The play will also be performed at the Bridlington Spa (18 July) – see above right – and the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight on The Wirral (6 October).

Veteran comedian Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it, along with Jonathan Young from The Bachelors and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in ITV’s Coronation Street.

After the Chorley show, Jimmy tweeted: “Our thanks, from myself and Jonathan and @ColinMeredith52 and Clive goes to Ian and Estelle @ChorleyTheatre and Paul who was on sound and lighting, for today’s two performances of Fiffing and Faffing! 🎭

One spectator took to social media to say: “@jimmy__cricket and @ChorleyTheatre That was a great afternoon of entertainment. Laugh a minute, very enjoyable and worth the trip from Rochdale. Great stuff Jimmy & Co. 😁 😁 😁
Dress rehearsal photos ‘with the legend Jimmy Cricket’ 150 150 mhamer

Dress rehearsal photos ‘with the legend Jimmy Cricket’

Looking forward to doing the dress rehearsal photos with the legend Jimmy Cricket this Sunday. His new play No More Fiffing & Faffing is on at the Chorley Little Theatre. With performances at 2.30pm & 7.30pm.

Jimmy Cricket’s comedy play is on the road again today (Sunday) and there are still some tickets available.

No more Fiffing and Faffing had its debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre and it is being performed later at the Chorley Little Theatre in Lancashire as part of a North of England tour.

Veteran comedian Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it, along with Jonathan Young from The Bachelors and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in ITV’s Coronation Street.

There are two performances today – at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.


No more Fiffing and Faffing, had its debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre and he will be back at the Chorley Little Theatre on 19 May to stage it there as part of a North of England tour

Chorley Little Theatre posted: “Next week he’ll be on with @Herring1967 and @SarahMillican75 at The Lowry, but all the cool kids can see @jimmy__cricket here in Chorley tomorrow performing his comedy play at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. ticketsource.co.uk/event/283861.”

And @eventphotos67 said on social media yesterday: “Looking forward to doing the dress rehearsal photos with the legend Jimmy Cricket this Sunday. His new play No More Fiffing & Faffing is on at the Chorley Little Theatre. With performances at 2.30pm & 7.30pm.”

For details of how to book, visit here. 

Jimmy Cricket will be performing his comedy play at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Sunday at the Chorley Little Theatre

 

Jimmy Cricket’s play was ‘amazing’ & ‘very funny’ 150 150 mhamer

Jimmy Cricket’s play was ‘amazing’ & ‘very funny’

Thank you to all the staff at the #TheMet in Bury for yesterday’s production alongside our set designer #KenWilkinson and to all our family and friends, (alongside the little pocket rocket actress #SueDevaney), and the general public who came to see the show. Pictured here backstage with fellow thespians #JonathonYoung and #ColinMeredith and a great friend actress and director #NorrenKershaw whom I worked with on two series for Central Television and on five series for #BBCRadio2

Jimmy Cricket’s play, No more Fiffing and Faffing, received some very positive comments on social media following its latest performance.

The Met in Bury hosted the play – which had its debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre in Lancashire – on the first leg of a tour of northern England.

It will also be performed at the Chorley Theatre (19 May), Bridlington Spa (18 July) and Gladstone Theatre on The Wirral.

All-round entertainer Jimmy, who wrote the play, also appears in it, along with Jonathan Young from The Bachelors, and actor Colin Meredith, who has made several appearances in ITV’s Coronation Street over the years.

One person posted: “Went to the met theatre in bury to watch one of my favourite comedians Jimmy Cricket amazing thanks Jimmy.”

Another said: “I went also, very funny, enjoyed it.”

Jimmy himself posted the photos above with the message: “Thank you to all the staff at the #TheMet in Bury for yesterday’s production alongside our set designer #KenWilkinson and to all our family and friends, (alongside the little pocket rocket actress #SueDevaney), and the general public who came to see the show. Pictured here backstage with fellow thespians #JonathonYoung and #ColinMeredith and a great friend actress and director #NorrenKershaw whom I worked with on two series for Central Television and on five series for #BBCRadio2 ?.”

No more Fiffing and Faffing: Play returns 150 150 mhamer

No more Fiffing and Faffing: Play returns

Well getting excited as the scripts are ready for the revisit to the play which will be staged at the Bury Met this coming 23rd February 2019, after it‘s premier last Sept 2018 @EmpireTheatreBB

The first leg of Jimmy Cricket’s touring play takes place this weekend.

No more Fiffing and Faffing, which had its debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre in Lancashire, will be performed at The Met in Bury on Saturday (23 February).

It will be followed by performances at the Chorley Theatre (19 May), Bridlington Spa (18 July) and Gladstone Theatre on The Wirral.

All-round entertainer Jimmy, who wrote the play, also performs in it along with Jonathan Young from The Bachelors, and actor Colin Meredith, who has made several notable appearances in ITV’s Coronation Street over the years.

Book one of Saturday’s two shows (2.30pm and 7.30pm) here.