An Evening of Linda Smith's Favourite Things

Posted in Theatre on May, 12 2006 2:24 PM

The second date for the Linda Smith tribute, Tippy Top - an Evening of Linda Smith's Favourite Things, has been announced as Sunday 4th June at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London.

The first is this Sunday (12th) at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. Paying tribute are the likes of (but not limited to) comedy buddies Jeremy Hardy, John Hegley, Steve Gribbin and also jazz singer Sandi Russell. Tickets and further information are available at the Lyceum's home site.

The London gig has declared a staggering array entertainment including 'speed' treatments of some of Smith's regular radio panel shows. The News Quiz, Just a Minute and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue will contain relevant guests Simon Hoggart, Andy Hamilton, Sandi Toksvig, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Humphrey Lyttleton, Barry Cryer, Jeremy Hardy amongst others.

Also appearing with stand-up sets will be Mark Steel, Mark Thomas, Arthur Smith, Steve Gribbin and Richard Morton with live music supplied by The Blockheads, The Humphrey Lyttleton Sextet and Sandi Russel. The whole event is to be compered by Jo Brand.

Tickets are available from The Victoria Palace box office on 0207 834 1317. Tickets cost from £27.50 to £37.50 and proceeds are going to Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care and the British Humanist Association.

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