The Goodies: 50 Year Anniversary

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It’s almost half a century since the first episode of The Goodies hit our TV screens and made household names of it’s stars; Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie and Graeme Garden. Join Bristol’s Slapstick Festival for an evening of mirth and mayhem as all three members of the legendary comedy team discuss the extraordinary legacy of their award-winning TV series (1970-82). Radio 4’s Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince hosts this onstage ‘In conversation’ event complete with a full screening of a classic episode of the show hand picked as the public’s favourite via an online poll. Followed by a Q&A with the boys.

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Featuring

Tim Brooke-Taylor

Tim Brooke-Taylor appearing at this event

Well before his incarnation as a TV 'Goodie', Tim Brooke-Taylor helped re-shape radio comedy in the pioneering sketch series I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again together with fellow Goodies Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie plus David Hatch, Jo Kendall and a certain son of Weston-super-Mare who was to find post-Python fame as a demented Torquay hotelier, John Cleese.

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Bill Oddie

Bill Oddie appearing at this event

Ex-member of The Goodies and now better known as a bird watcher. He is a regular Television broadcaster, sharing his knowledge of the wild with endless enthusiasm.

See 2 tour dates featuring Bill Oddie

Graeme Garden

Graeme Garden appearing at this event

Possibly best-known for being on third of BBC TV's 'The Goodies', Graeme Garden, along with Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie, John Cleese, David Hatch and Jo Kendall, was part of the radical new comedy movement spearheaded by 'I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again', pre-dating so-called alternative comedy by a couple of decades.

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Robin Ince

Robin Ince appearing at this event

This versatile comedy veteran delivers a highly improvised set which can cover a vast range of subjects and material. As seen on Mock The Week, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, The Now Show, The News Quiz and Loose Ends. Chortle Award Winner 2009 and Winner of the Time Out Outstanding Comedy Achievement Award. 'Robin Ince is thoughtful, provocative and very funny' (The Times) 'When someone writes a history of modern comedy, they should make room for Robin Ince' (The Guardian).

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