A bit of Stephen Fry’s new book comes live by satellite

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Here is your chance to enjoy an evening in the company of a national treasure.

Stephen Fry will appear in front of an audience on screen at The Dukes theatre’s cinema live by satellite next Tuesday (October 1).

The actor, comedian and raconteur will celebrate the release of his latest autobiography with an event broadcast live into cinemas from London’s Royal Festival Hall.

He will read extracts from his book full of witty anecdotes and insightful observations.

Fry is famed for his double act with Hugh Laurie, including their taking of the title roles in ITV drama Jeeves and Wooster, and for playing Melchett in the Blackadder series, as well as the lead role in TV legal drama Kingdom, and Oscar Wilde in the film ‘Wilde’.

He is also longtime host of the quiz series QI. Aside from his TV and film appearances, he has written four novels and penned numerous articles for newspapers.

He has also appeared regularly on radio as a panellist for game shows such as I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue and Just A Minute.

In 2003, Fry made his directorial début with Bright Young Things, adapted by him from Evelyn Waugh’s Vile Bodies. In 2001, he began hosting the BAFTA Film Awards, a role from he finished in 2006.

Tickets for Stephen Fry: More Fool Me are £13/£12 concessions (a £1 per transaction fee applies when booking online).

For more information and to book, ring The Dukes box office on 01524 598500 or visit www.dukes-lancaster.org.