MATT FORDE will welcome former international footballer RODNEY MARSH and racing horse pundit JOHN McCRIRICK as his guests at The Sport’s Party on Friday 20th March. A monthly celebration of sports and some of its biggest personalities, fans of the critically acclaimed, sold-out Political Party can enjoy topical stand-up comedy and interviews with some of the most unique names in sport in the informal and intimate environment of St James Theatre. Previous guests have included: JIMMY BULLARD, ERIC HALL, BOBBY GOULD, DAVE ‘HARRY’ BASSETT, ROMESH RANGANATAHN, TERRY ALDERTON AND JON RICHARDSON and each show goes out on talkSPORT.
MATT FORDE’s The Political Party, has been a sell-out during its monthly residency at Westminster’s St James Theatre. MATT has brought Parliament to life with his stand-up and debate with some of the Government’s most notorious figures, including ALASTAIR CAMPBELL, NIGEL FARAGE, ALAN JOHNSON, JACK STRAW, GEORGE GALLOWAY, MATTHEW PARRIS, STELLA CREASY and CHARLES CLARKE. His guest on 25th March will be DAVID LAMMY MP.
A Labour-advisor turned stand-up comedian, MATT FORDE is a frequent guest on current affairs shows. He has been a panellist on Have I Got News For You (BBC One) and 8 Out of 10 Cats, a sofa guest on This Week (BBC One), has appeared on Newsnight (BBC Two), Daily Politics (BBC One) and Rory Bremner’s Coalition Report (BBC One) and has performed stand-up and written for Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three). Other writing credits include 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4) and The Last Leg (Channel 4). MATT can be heard on the radio on The Now Show The News Quiz (both BBC Radio 4) and on his own weekly show on talkSPORT. It was recently announced that The Political Party with Matt Forde has been nominated for a Chortle Award under the category of Internet Award.
What the press has said about Matt Forde:
“A first class comic” The Guardian
“Highly engaging, inherently funny… an ability to ad lib laughs out of thin air” Chortle
“Combining spot-on impressions with up-to-the-minutes observations, he is the real deal” Mail on Sunday
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