Following a sell-out London run, FRANK SKINNER will return to the Leicester Square Theatre on Saturday 7th June for two further performances of his acclaimed new stand-up show Man In a Suit. Tickets are available to purchase now at frankskinnerlive.com
Man In a Suit sold out its debut run at London’s Soho Theatre in October 2013 and a five week run at the Leicester Square Theatre in early 2014. FRANK is currently on live tour of the UK, his first for seven years.
FRANK SKINNER has hosted three series of BBC One’s Room 101 and will present a second series of Portrait Artist of the Year (Sky Arts) in late 2014. As a radio presenter his Sony Award winning Absolute Radio show attracts over 600,000 listeners every Saturday morning and has been nominated for Best Speech Programme at the 2014 Radio Academy Awards (formerly the Sonys). It was recently announced that FRANK has created and will host a brand-new comedy panel show The Rest is History for BBC Radio 4.
FRANK SKINNER performs Man In a Suit at the Leicester Square Theatre
at 7pm and 9.15pm on Saturday 7th June.
For more information, interview requests and press tickets, please contact: Lottie Doran
0207 598 7222 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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. He last toured the UK in 2007 with the twice-extended, totally sold-out Frank Skinner Live which included three homecoming gigs at Birmingham’s NIA.
As a television and radio performer, FRANK SKINNER has hosted three series of Frank Skinner’s Opinionated for BBC Two, wrote and starred in two series of the critically-acclaimed comedy drama series Don’t Start for BBC Radio 4 and 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 has twice hosted Have I Got News for You, presented a documentary investigating the life of GEORGE FORMBY (BBC Four) and authored a Panorama (BBC One) special on taste and decency.
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.