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Event Preview: Slapstick 2011, 27 – 30 January 2011, Bristol

22 Jan

Slapstick 2011

With appearances from Rob Brydon, Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden, Ian Lavender and Paul McGann, Slapstick 2011, Bristol’s annual silent comedy festival, is shaping up to be even more of a special event than 2010’s.

Beginning on Thursday 27 January with silent cinema expert Kevin Brownlow’s presentation of once-lost Charlie Chaplin footage, there’s also a chance to see former-Bonzo front man, Neil Innes, with his latest solo show before the weekend really hots up with a comedy gala on the Friday night.

There’s more Chaplin on the Saturday, the same day Dad’s Army star Ian Lavender introduces a tribute to the great Buster Keaton and Rob Brydon interviews Barry Cryer about his top comedy moments.

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