Grand date for comedian Hardy

Jeremy Hardy
Jeremy Hardy

Jeremy Hardy is one of the UK’s foremost and respected stand-up comedians and this is his thirtieth year in the business.

An essential member of Radio 4’s The Newsquiz team, Hardy is back on the road and will perform at the Grand Theatre in Lancaster on December 7.

In this brand new show, Jeremy will be talking about death, CBeebies, Michael Gove, hip hop, gender, class, ego, Blue Peter, Leni Riefenstahl, misogyny, the American Civil War, capitalism and Lassie...and other things too.

He became a stand-up comic in 1984 and his live work has included Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the prestigious Perrier Award, and numerous tours of the UK and Ireland.

Hardy is a regular on several Radio 4 shows including The Newsquiz, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Hamish and Dougall and Just A Minute.

In 2010 Jeremy’s book My Family And Other Strangers chronicled his desperate search for interesting ancestors.

He has also written Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation and When Did You Last See Your Father.

In 2002, he travelled to the West Bank to film a documentary about the International Solidarity Movement.

The acclaimed Jeremy Hardy V The Israeli Army has been on general release in the UK and is now being screened all over the world.

His recent television credits include QI, Mock The Week, Grumpy Old Men and Back In The Day.

Tickets for the show, which starts at 8pm, are £14 and £5 unwaged, from The Grand on 01524 64695.