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Mitch Benn Is The 37th Beatle
Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle...or Ringo Was Nearly My Dad…or...Pete Best Found My Snake
Over the years, many people have claimed the title "The Fifth Beatle". They can't all be right but some of them have been a lot righter than others.
Mitch Benn was born in Liverpool in January 1970. Three months later the Beatles broke up. COINCIDENCE??? Yes.
In this 50th anniversary year of the release of Please Please Me, ‘the country's leading musical satirist’ (The Times) explores the Fab Four's enduring legacy and shamelessly milks his own (incredibly tenuous) connection to it.
Previous winner of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. Travels the UK with his guitar, creating laughter wherever he goes, and is also a writer, performer and the resident musician on Radio 4's 'The Now Show'. 'The country's leading musical satirist' (The Times) 'Well crafted, well sung, his songs are just plain funny' (The Guardian) 'Less of him could really turn out to be more than he ever was' (The Scotsman) 'Mitch is a highly intelligent comic who fires out funny material at the speed of a machine gun. You really do have to pay attention to him, but do so because the content does deserve to be heard and appreciated' (One4Review) 'Mitch Benn has the audience mesmerised. Song after song of ingenious satire hits the spot with pinpoint accuracy' (Three Weeks). Mitch Benn was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2016.
See 11 tour dates featuring Mitch Benn
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