Live on stage.
Comedian, presenter, actor, writer and true original Arthur Smith brings his show, which sold out at the Edinburgh Festival, to Wallingford. SYD is a touching and funny tribute to Arthur Smith’s father. Syd Smith fought at El Alamein, became a P.O.W., and ended the war in the notorious Colditz Castle in Germany. In the 1950s PC Syd patrolled London’s South Bank and met a gallery of characters, whom he tried his best not to arrest.
Arthur tells this 20th century story with laughter, music (from Ray Davies and others), reflections and a hilarious photo.
Appearing alongside Arthur is Kirsty Newton, a multi-talented musician, singer and songwriter, comedy performer and “human Jukebox”.
‘An hour of nostalgia and song that will leave you moved.’
The Times “Critics Choice: Top Comedy Pick”
Local comedian Charlie Baker returns to the Corn Exchange for a preview of his new Edinburgh Fringe Show, Cream Before Jam. Charlie will be donating his part of the proceeds of the show to the Silver Star Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital