It was announced today (27th January) that the multi-talented and irrepressible BRIAN CONLEY will return to the stage with his brand-new variety show The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range). This 27-date UK tour will see BRIAN perform new comedy, sketches and songs, alongside some of his best-known and loved retrospective material on the screen and onstage from 24th March to the 4th June. Tickets are on general sale through BRIAN’s website, www.brianconley.com now.
BRIAN’S TV career spanning over 40 years has seen him win multiple awards including a National Television Award for Most Popular Television Performer; star in the British Comedy Award winning sitcom Time After Time (ITV); host the ‘most-watched light entertainment programme’ (The Sunday Times) The Brian Conley Show (ITV); present the Royal Variety Performance (ITV and BBC) an incredible five times and appear as a performer a further six times; star in the popular ITV sitcom, The Grimleys; be invited to perform for an invited audience of celebrity guests with ITV’s An Audience With…, joining a list of stars including BILLY CONNOLLY, ELTON JOHN and DAME EDNA EVERAGE; present the BBC National Lottery game show, We’ve Got Your Number; host Sky Television’s quiz show Timeline and present two series of BBC One’s, The TV That Made Me, which took its audience on a journey through the ages of television.
As well-known for his work on the stage, BRIAN debuted in musical theatre with the lead role in Me and My Girl, before going on to cement his reputation with the Olivier Award-winning Jolson at the Victoria Palace Theatre, where his performance as Al Jolson also saw him secure a personal Olivier Award nomination. He went on to win a TMA Award for Best Musical Performance for his role in the What’s On Stage Award-winning Music Man and star in the acclaimed Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the Olivier Award-winning Hairspray and SIR CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S Barnum and Oliver!
BRIAN has recorded three albums (one with the London Philharmonic Orchestra), starred in multiple films, was invited to be the ‘special guest’ on BOB HOPE’S last world tour and has appeared in over twenty of the UK’s biggest pantomime productions. Most recently, BRIAN wrote Robinson Crusoe & the Caribbean Pirates which he also starred in alongside GOK WAN, following their hit pairing in a 2014 production of Cinderella.
“Brian Conley is a legend of stage and screen.”
The Daily Express
“a seasoned pro”
The Daily Mirror
For more information please contact: Victoria Wedderburn on 020 7598 7222 or email: VictoriaW@avalonuk.com