ANDY PARSONS NEWS
The first meeting of the Slacktivist Action Group took place on Monday 26th October with guests including Geraint Davies MP, Frances O'Grady (General Secretary of the TUC) and Ian Dunt (editor of Politics.co.uk), with the second happening on Monday 30th November with guests including David Hanson MP (Shadow Foreign Minister), Helen Lewis (assistant editor of the New Statesman.
Coming soon in the New Year are SNP MP Tommy Shepherd, The Guardian's Deborah Orr and Margaret Hodge MP.
Andy is currently on the road with the autumn leg of his 100+ date UK tour Live And Unleashed - But Naturally Cautious which will be recorded for DVD later this month at Margate's Theatre Royal built in 1787 and on record as the second oldest theatre in the country.
'Hysterical live show. Andy Parsons is on fire' - The Mirror
'A merciless, Swiftian dissection. Bubbling over with righteous and very funny indignation' - The Times
With four sell out national tours, three DVD releases and a special for Comedy Central already under his belt, Andy Parsons, is back on the road in 2014 and coming to a theatre near you. Andy's fifth show, Live And Unleashed - But Naturally Cautious will see the star of BBC2's Mock The Week and Live At At The Apollo hit the road again, delivering more sharp comedy up and down the UK.
Andy has enjoyed huge success as a writer and performer on television, radio and the live comedy stage. As well as a series regular on the award-winning Mock The Week and numerous spots on Live At The Apollo, Andy has also appeared on QI, The Politics Show, Newsnight, World's Most Dangerous Roads, Saturday Live and Channel 4's Comedy Gala at the O2. Andy was also lead writer on ITV's hugely influential Spitting Image.
'His delivery multiplies the humour. Big laughs unloading both barrels at British political and public life' - The Guardian
'Britain's got precious few perceptive informed satirists, and Parsons is one of the best' - The Mail on Sunday
'Parsons is acerbic, sharp-witted and edgy... taking well-aimed potshots at politicians, celebrities and anyone who dares to talk rubbish' - The Express
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Time Out Award Winner / New Zealand International Comedy Award Winner /
Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Award Winner.
Andy started his career writing for Weekending and Smith and Jones, then went on to become one of the main writers on the groundbreaking Spitting Image. Andy has performed on numerous radio and TV shows including Live at the Apollo, QI, Saturday Live, The Stand-Up Show, The Comedy Store, They Think It’s All Over, The PMQ show, Scrooby Trevithick and Parsons and Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections.
Having won the Time Out Comedy Award in 2002 he has performed his stand-up all over the world, from the prestigious Montreal and Kilkenny comedy festivals to touring Australia and New Zealand. To date he has done three sell-out National tours and in 2009 he released his debut DVD Britain’s Got Idiots, which was followed up by Gruntled in 2011.