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Gladstone Theatre: A wonderful afternoon & great evening 150 150 mhamer

Gladstone Theatre: A wonderful afternoon & great evening

Wonderful afternoon at the @gladthea [Gladstone Theatre] with a performance of the Comedy, “No More Fiffing and Faffing”, my thanks to Ken our set designer, Jordan the manager, Nathan on sound and lighting and all the volunteers! Great also catching up with old friends for an evening meal!

Jimmy Cricket enjoyed a “wonderful afternoon” at the Gladstone Theatre on The Wirral recently.

The Port Sunlight venue hosted Jimmy’s popular comedy play No more Fiffing and Faffing in the afternoon as part of a tour of the north of England.

And in the evening, the famous comedian caught up with some old pals for dinner.

He tweeted: “Wonderful afternoon at the @gladtheav [Gladstone Theatre] with a performance of the Comedy, ‘No More Fiffing and Faffing’.

“My thanks to Ken our set designer, Jordan the manager, Nathan on sound and lighting and all the volunteers! Great also catching up with old friends for an evening meal! 🎭

No more Fiffing and Faffing had a highly successful debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre.

The Met in Bury and the Chorley Little Theatre in Lancashire are among the other venues where it has been performed.

Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it, alongside Jonathan Young (The Bachelors) and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in Coronation Street.

Find out where Jimmy is performing and his other forthcoming shows by viewing all his tour dates on this website.

:: The photos at the top of this article are from the day of the performance at the Gladstone Theatre.

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Port Sunlight theatre hosts No More Fiffing and Faffing 150 150 mhamer

Port Sunlight theatre hosts No More Fiffing and Faffing

Joe, Jerry and Archie will be taking their comedy play " No more Fiffen and faffen" to the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight this coming Sunday at 2-30pm. https://gladstonetheatre.org.uk Tel 0151 643 8757

The latest staging of Jimmy Cricket’s comedy play is in Port Sunlight tomorrow (Sunday 6 October).

No more Fiffing and Faffing takes place at the Gladstone Theatre on The Wirral.

The production had a highly successful debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre.

As a result, Jimmy has taken it on a tour around the north of England.

The venues so far include The Met in Bury and the Chorley Little Theatre in Lancashire.

Veteran comedian Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it. Also performing are Jonathan Young (The Bachelors) and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in Coronation Street.

The play begins in Port Sunlight tomorrow at at 2-30pm – book by visiting gladstonetheatre.org.uk or ringing 0151 643 8757.

The website says about the play: “We see Joe and Jerry strut their stuff on stage, then follow them to the dressing soom where they settle old scores!

“Luckily Stage Manager Archie Gibbons is on hand to sort things out, enabling the boys to perform all their best routines for their loyal fans at their swan song show!

“It will be an emotional and fun-packed night!

“You’ve heard of the great double acts in history, ‘Morecambe and Wise’, ‘Cannon and Ball’, ‘Holland and Barrett’.

“Now meet Fiffin and Faffen!”

Find out where Jimmy is performing and his other forthcoming shows by viewing all his tour dates on this website.

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No more Fiffing and Faffing – BBC interview 150 150 mhamer

No more Fiffing and Faffing – BBC interview

No more Fiffing and Faffing

Jimmy Cricket went on the BBC to talk about the next showing of his comedy play.

He spoke to radio presenter Frankie Connor ahead of a performance of No more Fiffing and Faffing at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight on The Wirral on Sunday 6 October.

No more Fiffing and Faffing had a highly successful debut last September at the Blackburn Empire Theatre.

As a result, Jimmy has taken it on a tour around the north of England.

The venues so far include The Met in Bury and the Chorley Little Theatre in Lancashire.

Veteran comedian Jimmy wrote the play and also stars in it. Also performing are Jonathan Young (The Bachelors) and actor Colin Meredith, who has appeared in Coronation Street.

He said: “My thanks to Frankie Connor, (the Champion of the 60s music on air), at BBC Radio Merseyside for a fun interview 29.19 mins into the show.

“We talked about the Comedy Play coming to ⁦@gladthea⁩ on the 6th Oct, and he played the theme song!”

My thanks to Frankie Connor, (the Champion of the 60’s music on air), at BBC Radio Merseyside for a fun interview 29.19 mins into the show, as we talked about the Comedy Play coming to @gladthea on the 6th Oct, and for playing the theme song!

The link to the interview is here.

For more information, visit https://www.gladstonetheatre.org.uk/

The website says: “We see Joe and Jerry strut their stuff on stage, then follow them to the Dressing Room where they settle old scores!

“Luckily Stage Manager Archie Gibbons is on hand to sort things out, enabling the boys to perform all their best routines for their loyal fans at their Swan Song Show!

“It will be an emotional and fun packed night!

“You’ve heard of the great double acts in history, ‘Morecambe and Wise’, ‘Cannon and Ball’, ‘Holland and Barrett’.

“Now meet Fiffin and Faffen!”

 

 

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. 😁 😁 😁