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The Manifesto : Mark Thomas
It can not have escaped your notice that we as a nation are currently drifting up a certain well known creek, economically, politically, socially... er ...totally. So where are the great ideas, theories and visions to help us in our hour of need?
Comedian activist, Mark Thomas is trying to create a People's Manifesto and wants your help. In this hit BBC Radio 4 show each audience gets to come up with their own policies, which Mark will include in the final manifesto.
Here is your chance to not only enjoy a magnificent evening of comedy, but also to propose your very own policy for our nation's betterment. All we want is ideas that you think will improve our lives, be they silly, serious, economic, plagiarised, original, bold, simple, complex, obvious or morbid.
As a condition of entry we will be contacting you before the recording asking for your suggestions, which Mark will then build the show around. Many will be considered on the night, some will be dismissed out of hand and some Mark will actually try to put into practice. PLease note that by applying for tickets, you are agreeing to you details being passed to production for this purpose.
See www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/shows/mark_thomas_jan2013 to apply for free tickets.
TV's comedy guerilla with his own shrewd take on governmental and corporate exploitation. Mark Thomas is well versed in the art of creative mayhem and over the years his troublemaking has changed laws, cost companies millions and annoyed those who most deserved to be.
“One of Britain's greatest storytellers…beautifully-paced and structured…a passionate humanity that surpasses most other work at the Fringe" (The Scotsman).
'A brand of comedy that carries a far weightier purpose than to simply generate laughs.. Cuckooed leaves a lasting impression' (Sunday Herald)
'A clever, funny and angry show... an excoriating, heartfelt monologue...Thomas the polemicist deploys the comedian's eye for a situation's dark absurdities' (The Guardian)
'Thomas's show ruefully tots up the cost of personal betrayal' (Sunday Times)
'Bracing, brilliant and necessary... Mark Thomas is the most intelligent of the modern leftist stand-ups... an unmissable hour' (Theatre Cat).
Mark Thomas was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians 2017 and 2016.
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