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CAN Comedy are excited to bring to you one of the biggest comedy stars of the 80's & 90's for a night of pure entertainment and comedy gold.
Bobby Davro was born Robert Nankeville in 1959 in Middlesex and grew up in Staines.His father was Bill Nankeville, who finished sixth in the 1948 Olympics in the 1500 metres and later set up a chain of discount shops called Davro named after his sons David and Robert (i.e. Bobby Davro).
Davro made his first TV appearance in 1981 and appeared on entertainment shows such as Copy Cats, Go For It and Punchlines, before landing a number of his own shows including Bobby Davro on the Box. He also presented the BBC variety show Rock with Laughter.
However, things took a turn for the worst in the mid-1990s. Bobby Davro told The Mail:
"Everything came to a grinding halt. TV was changing and my face was no longer wanted. My phone stopped ringing and I began to panic. "When I was working on TV, I was rehearsing impressions, going into the studio every day and learning lines. When all that stopped, it left a huge gap in my life and that's when the depression started to set in."
Bobby Davro then broke up with his wife the former Page Three model Trudi Jameson. The 21st century has seen Davro taking up several acting roles, often in panto and notably in EastEnders, which he joined in 2007 and had the role of the rogue Vinnie Monks. In 2010 Bobby Davro became of the celebrities on Dancing on Ice. He partnered Molly Quigley Moenkhoff. Bobby and Molly were the second pairing to be voted off the show. In 2015, he became one of the housemates on Celebrity Big Brother. In 2017, Bobby Davro appeared on the Channel Five series, In Therapy.
Danny Posthill is a comedy Impressionist, and his versatile act caters for all walks of life with unbeatable stand up and a string of impressions, such as Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican and President Donald Trump, alongside all the other topical political characters of today.
Danny has performed all over the world, working around the Mediterranean and South America, plustaking his ‘Donald Trump act’ far and wide, performing at events from London to Singapore. His TvCredentials include ‘Pointless Celebrities’, where he appeared alongside fellow impressionists Alistair McGowan, Rory Bremner and John Culshaw. He also starred as “Donald Trump” in a spoof rap battle against “Hilary Clinton” for sky news. Finally, not forgetting Danny’s outstanding performance on Britain’s got Talent, during 2015, where he reached the Grand Final.
Danny is regular headline act at Comedy clubs across the UK, and has most recently taken his own one man show; “That Bloke Who Does Voices” to The Edinburgh Fringe.
“Brilliantly Funny” David Walliams BGT
“Best impressionist doing stand – up I’ve seen, apart from me of course.” Alistair McGowan
“The act was great, you’re funny, you’re good.. I like you.” Simon Cowell BGT
See below Danny Posthill performing on Britain’s Got Talent 2015:
Stand up comic, TV presenter, panto star and general all round entertainer, Bobby Davro has been pleasing audiences everywhere since his TV debut in 1981.
See 5 tour dates featuring Bobby Davro
Danny Posthill has been doing impressions since his teens after appearing in his school talent show. 'Since discovering his passion for comedy Danny has never looked back. His Versatile act caters for all walks of life with unbeatable stand up and a string of impressions such as Jimmy Carr, Billy Connolly, Lee Evans plus many more to guarantee a night of laughter you will never forget' (Trevor George Entertainment Organisation) Danny Posthill delivers 'amazing impressions, including some contemporary ones that are really appropriate' (Funhouse Comedy Club).
See 2 tour dates featuring Danny Posthill
Darlaston Town Hall
- Victoria Road
- WS10 8AA