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Return to Bacup theatre for St Patrick’s Day show

JUST £10 FOR ADULTS/£5 FOR CHILDREN Jimmy Cricket - Great Value for a Tenner Comedy Show Featuring Dancers from Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts CIC Sunday 17th March 2019 Book Now - www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/489130 Tickets also available from Wishes Galore, Rochdale Road, Bacup. You pay no booking fee at Wishes Galore! #jimmycricket #comedylegend #livecomedy #familyentertainment #rossendale #rossendalevalleyFamous funnyman Jimmy Cricket is performing again at the Lancashire theatre where he recorded his DVD.

Jimmy Cricket Live – Pull Your Seats Forward was created by the popular comedian’s family company, Wellie Boot Productions, in 2010 at the Royal Court Theatre in Bacup, Lancashire, near Jimmy’s adopted home of Rochdale in Greater Manchester.

And the Northern Irish entertainer returns to the venue on Sunday – St Patrick’s Day – for one of his Great Value for a Tenner comedy shows.

Belfast-born Jimmy produced the DVD in response to the overwhelming public clamour that suggested there was a real demand for a recording of his stand-up entertainment.

Jimmy Cricket Live - Pull Your Seats Forward

The DVD is an hour and 10 minutes long and includes Jimmy’s favourite routines, a phone call and letter from his mammy, his famous Leaving Home poem, his sentimental ballad called I’m Dreaming of a Far off Land and 20 minutes of extras.

Around 8,000 copies of the DVD have been sold, which is particularly impressive as it is not available in retail outlets; it can only be bought via the Go Shopping page on this website or at one of his live shows.

Jimmy posted on social media this week: “Looking forward to my return to the Theatre were I recorded my DVD nine years ago for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this coming Sunday with Dansworks Dance Academy and a few Irish songs from Mrs C. ☘️

The full details for the show are below:

Jimmy Cricket – Great Value for a Tenner Comedy Show
Featuring Dancers from Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts CIC
Sunday 17 March 2019
Book Now – www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/489130
Tickets also available from Wishes Galore, Rochdale Road, Bacup. You pay no booking fee at Wishes Galore!
#jimmycricket #comedylegend #livecomedy#familyentertainment #rossendale #rossendalevalley

Below: watch an interview with Jimmy about his DVD.

Great crowd at ‘one of the nicest theatres in Ireland’

Irish paper promotes show in Letterkenny

Donegal’s Letterkenny is the venue for April show

Jimmy Cricket will appear in Donegal on AprilJimmy Cricket’s only appearance in the Republic of Ireland this year involves a visit to the Donegal town of Letterkenny.

The An Grianan Theatre there will welcome him at the end of April for his show where every ticket is a tenner – although in this case it will be 10 euros and not the usual £10! As always, ever-popular entertainer Jimmy has a special concessionary rate for U16s who come along and these tickets are priced at five euros.

Belfast-born Jimmy was last in County Donegal during the autumn of last year when he appeared at the Balor Theatre in Ballybofey. Joining him on that occasion was surprise guest and Donegal-based comedian Andy McGranaghan.

Andy did a great job for Jimmy at this show and they got on really well, so when Andy suggested he should come back to Donegal to appear at his local theatre in neighbouring Letterkenny, Jimmy thought it was a marvellous idea.

So on Saturday 29 April (8pm start) Jimmy and Andy will join forces once more to provide those present with an evening of fun, frivolity, and a barrel-full of laughs!

To buy tickets or get more information, visit www.angrianan.com

Dancing in the Lancashire snow

Jimmy Cricket in the snowJimmy Cricket clearly enjoyed the snowy weather when he visited Oswaldtwistle Arts Centre ahead of his comedy show there later this month.

When the famous entertainer arrived at the Lancashire venue, the weather had created a dramatic snowy backdrop.

This fine image was captured by freelance photographer Tim Bradley, who had been hired by the Lancashire Evening Telegraph to take some snaps of Jimmy’s visit to the arts centre.

Jimmy has known Tim for a long time as he used to be the picture editor of the local paper where the well-known comedian is based in Rochdale.

Visit Tim’s website at www.timbradleyphotography.com or social media page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tim-Bradley-Photography/200909469950660.

See “who” greeted Jimmy on his visit to Oswaldtwistle Arts Centre.

* Jimmy’s comedy stand-up show takes place at the Oswaldtwistle Arts Centre on Saturday 21 February (7.30pm start), with all tickets £10. For information on how to book, visit here.

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.