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North Wales is latest Warners destination 150 150 mhamer

North Wales is latest Warners destination

The hotel is at Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales

Jimmy Cricket’s second trip of the year to a Warners resort was to their hotel at Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales.

The famous Rochdale-based entertainer was accompanied to the venue by his wife and also his good friend, Jim Nicholas, from Manchester.

Jimmy Cricket performs at the Warners resort at Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales

On arrival he was assisted at Bodelwyddan Castle by the hotel’s entertainments manager, Ricky Lee, who was a tremendous help to Jimmy.

But the hospitality did not end there, as all three of them were given a fabulous meal in the hotel’s restaurant between Jimmy’s technical rehearsal in the late afternoon and his appearance later that evening.

Jimmy said: “I had a great time in North Wales and thoroughly enjoyed my time entertaining in the hotel’s dedicated cabaret venue.

“I cannot wait for my next Warners appearance that will now not be until next year.”

During 2016, Belfast-born Jimmy will be visiting the Warners sites at the Bembridge Coastal Resort on the Isle of Wight (Saturday 23 January) and at the Nidd Hall Hotel in Harrogate (Saturday 3 September).

Jimmy Cricket back on the Warners circuit 150 150 mhamer

Jimmy Cricket back on the Warners circuit

Jimmy Cricket returned to the Warners circuit for the first time in a decade in June.Jimmy Cricket returned to the Warners circuit for the first time in a decade in June.

The famous comedian, 69, visited their resort on Hayling Island off the south coast of England – the first of several appearances he will be making for Warners in the next 18 months, as he is also down to be at:

–          Warners’ heritage hotel in Bodelwyddan Castle near Rhyl in North Wales in August

–          Their coastal hotel in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight next January

–          Nidd Hall Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, during September 2016Jimmy Cricket with Ben and Linda, guests at the resort

Jimmy’s appearance at the Hayling Island resort appeared to go very well – this was confirmed by Judy Bown who posted the following message on his Facebook page:

“Saw him at Warners Lakeside last weekend he was absolutely brilliant and got a standing ovation. Xx”

Jimmy is pictured above with Ben and Linda, who were guests at the resort for the weekend, and below with Carl and Danielle from the ents team at Hayling Island.

Jimmy Cricket with Carl and Danielle from the ents team at Hayling Island

Book now to see Jimmy in action 150 150 mhamer

Book now to see Jimmy in action

Jimmy Cricket's shows in the first part of 2015

The first venue that famous comedian Jimmy Cricket will be visiting for his 2015 shows around the UK is the Plaza Theatre in Stockport on Sunday (25 January).

With the show scheduled for a 3pm start, there is the chance to have Sunday lunch with all the family, then go along to see him and laugh away the calories! Tickets are priced at £10 (£5 for under 16s).

Jimmy embarks on a tour of Northern Ireland with the You Must Be Joking show next week.

When the veteran entertainer visits the charming Lamproom Theatre in South Yorkshire during February, he will feature in a format that will afford the audience an opportunity to ask him a question, as he brings his Audience with show to the Barnsley region.

Jimmy’s trip to the Victoria Theatre in Halifax on 25 March will be part of a Music Hall show that his good friend, Neil Hurst, is organising.

And he is also looking forward to visiting Bexhill-on-Sea, where the team behind the Bexhill Festival of Music are organising the show he will headline in April.

All the other venues on the list shown above right will also present Jimmy’s Value for a Tenner show.

So if you live in one of the regions Jimmy will be visiting during the first half of 2015, do go along and see him in action.

A Christmas & New Year message from Jimmy 150 150 mhamer

A Christmas & New Year message from Jimmy

Here is a Christmas and New Year message from your favourite entertainer Jimmy Cricket:

Jimmy Cricket's Christmas card features the Only Fools and Horses’ sketch staring regular cast members David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst, plus special Comic Relief guest David BeckhamDear all,

I write this from my dressing room at the Charter Theatre in Preston where I am currently appearing in a pantomime production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. We have had some great audiences in Preston and the show has been great fun to do! (There is still time to come along as the show continues until the 3rd of January).

Another year has gone by and, after spending some time over Christmas with my family, I will start to look forward to what 2015 will bring.

This will be a special year for me as in October I will turn 70! Already there are plans in place on how this milestone will be marked and one of the exciting events will be a special fun run to be arranged at a location within my adopted home town of Rochdale.

There are already several interesting touring commitments lined up for 2015. In the early part of the year I will feature in a comedy show called You Must Be Joking, which has several tour dates around Northern Ireland in late January and early February.

I am also teaming up with the male vocalist Michael George for a couple of theatre dates in May and I make a welcome return during 2015 to the Warner Leisure Hotels circuit for the first time in several years.

Of course, I will also be touring my own stand-up show throughout the year and venues already lined up for 2015 include: Stockport, Preston, Barnsley, East Kilbride, Horsham, Nelson and Soham.

Over the last few weeks I have just finished recording a new comedy music CD called Jimmy Cricket – Light and Shade and this will be available to purchase early in the New Year.

Finally, it only remains for me to wish all readers a very happy and peaceful Christmas and a great start to the New Year!

Jimmy Cricket (17 December 2014)