Following three sold-out runs in 2016 and 2017, FRANK SKINNER returns to London’s Soho Theatre on Tuesday 24th October with The Man With No Show for ten shows only.
What happens when a man wants to do stand-up comedy but doesn’t have any stand-up comedy to do? He stands in front of an audience and just hopes for the best.
LISTINGS INFORMATION: THE MAN WITH NO SHOW
Venue: Soho Theatre, Downstairs
Date: Tue 24th October – Sat 28th October & Tue 7th November – Sat 11th November
Ticket Price: £5
Box Office: 0207 478 0100
For more information and interview requests please contact: Charlotte Robertshaw on firstname.lastname@example.org / 0207 598 7222
NOTES TO EDITORS
Frank Skinner’s live career began in 1987 when he spent £400 of his last £435 booking a room at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Four years later in 1991 he returned to the city and beat fellow nominees Jack Dee and Eddie Izzard to take home comedy’s most prestigious prize, The Perrier Award. Frank’s last live show, Man In a Suit, sold out its debut run at London’s Soho Theatre and a subsequent five week residency at the Leicester Square Theatre. Frank performed Man In a Suit for 24 consecutive nights at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2014 and went on to release the show on DVD through Universal Studios UK.
Frank returns to Sky Arts at 8pm on Wednesday 18th October to host a third series of Landscape Artist of the Year alongside JOAN BAKEWELL, with a fourth series of Portrait Artist of the Year set to follow in 2018. Frank will return to BBC One to host a seventh series of Room 101 in the New Year.
As a radio presenter, Frank’s award-winning Absolute Radio show attracts over one million listeners per week, has achieved 10 million podcast downloads and saw him inducted into the Radio Academy’s Hall of Fame in 2016. Frank has recently carried out exclusive feature interviews for Absolute Radio outside of his Saturday morning show with Nobel Peace Prize-winning former Vice President Al Gore and Russell T Davies, former executive producer of Doctor Who. Frank has written and starred in three series of the critically-acclaimed comedy drama series Don’t Start for BBC Radio 4 and has created and hosted two series of his comedy panel show The Rest is History for BBC Radio 4.
FRANK SKINNER created The Frank Skinner Show (ITV), which is widely credited as setting the tone for the modern comedic chat show and ran for nine years, attracting 11 million viewers at its peak. He hosted three series of Frank Skinner’s Opinionated for BBC Two, and recently presented a one-off documentary, Frank Skinner on Muhammad Ali, for BBC One. Frank has hosted BBC One’s Have I Got News for You five times, and in 2014 he guest starred in an episode of Doctor Who.
With David Baddiel, Frank Skinner created and presented Fantasy Football and Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned (ITV). Alongside The Lightning Seeds the pair attained three number one hits with the football anthem Three Lions.
As an author, Frank Skinner has published Dispatches from the Sofa; a collection of columns he wrote for The Times over a two year period and has written two autobiographies, the first of which, Frank Skinner, was the top selling autobiography of 2002, spending 46 weeks in The Sunday Times Bestseller List. The second Frank Skinner On The Road, chronicled his 2007, sell-out return to stand-up.