Following two sold-out runs in 2016, FRANK SKINNER returns to London’s Soho Theatre on Tuesday 3rd January to perform The Man With No Show with eleven performances 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: Tuesday 3rd January-Saturday 14th January 2017 (with no show on Sunday 8th January)
Ticket Price: £5
Box Office: 0207 478 0100
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 SKINNER can currently be seen presenting his iPlayer chat show, Frank Skinner On Demand With… weekly on the BBC. FRANK returns to Sky Arts on Tuesday 11th October to host a second series of Landscape Artist of the Year alongside JOAN BAKEWELL, with a third series of Portrait Artist of the Year set to follow in 2017. FRANK will return to BBC One to host a sixth series of Room 101 in the new year.
As a radio presenter, 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’s Sony Award winning Absolute Radio show attracts over 750,000 weekly listeners, achieved 6 million podcast downloads in 2015, won Speech Programme at the 2014 Radio Academy Awards (formerly the Sonys) and saw FRANK inducted into the Radio Academy’s Hall of Fame last year.
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 three-part series for BBC Four, What a Performance! Pioneers of Popular Entertainment. 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.