Parkinson leads line-up of stars coming to Warwick Arts Centre

Chat show king Michael Parkinson will be on the receiving end of questions in the show
Chat show king Michael Parkinson will be on the receiving end of questions in the show

Chat show king Sir Michael Parkinson leads a line-up of famous faces who have been announced as appearing at Warwick Arts Centre this year.

The broadcaster, journalist and author, best known for presenting his long-running television talk show, Parkinson, from 1971 to 1982 and from 1998 to 2007, will head to the venue on Friday October 13 with his show An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson. The evening will involve the star being interviewed by his son Mike and will show highlights from the Parkinson archive.

Am array of other stars is also lined up for the venue, Russell Brand is back on his first tour in three years and will head to Warwick Arts Centre on Tuesday May 9 and Wednesday October 4. Known for his fierce comedy, Russell will address a host of including modern media, politics, sex, fatherhood and death.

Having made his name in the mid-90’s as one half of the radio duo, Lee and Herring, Stewart Lee has spent years taking the stand-up circuit by storm as well as winning Baftas and Comedy Awards for his writing and four Olivier awards for his theatre show Jerry Springer The Opera. He will head to the Butterworth Hall on Thursday May 4 and Thursday May 11 May.

The king of the one-liners, Milton Jones, will take to the stage on Saturday Ocober 28. Thanks to his BBC Radio 4 shows, his regular panel appearances on Mock the Week and his side-splitting appearances on Live at the Apollo, Milton is a familiar face and voice.

Fresh from the Australian outback, Joel Dommett, will appear live on Saturday November 4. One of Britain’s most energetic comedians will bring his high-octane solo show to the venue.

Visit www.warwickartscentre.co.uk to book tickets or for more information.