Fresh from his starring role in the sell-out tour of Hairspray, Brian Conley is returning to the stage this autumn as he embarks upon a new UK Tour to showcase the best of sketches from his television series, The Brian Conley Show. Supported by a full cast of singers and dancers, The Best of Brian Conley features all the greatest creations of the TV funny-man’s repertoire
Combining a first-rate mix of comedy, dancing and singing, the show provides Brian with the platform to share his roots in theatre with audiences across the UK. With special guests including; dare-devil ‘Dangerous Brian’, ‘Larry the Loafer’, ‘Nick Frisbee’ and the legendary ‘Al Jolson’ all set to make an appearance, the stage is set for what promises to be an hilariously entertaining night out.
Brian will be joined by West End, Phantom of the Opera performers Sam Hiller and Emma Edwards, and Britain’s Got Talent comedy ventriloquist semi-finalist Gareth Oliver, along with Brian’s sensational dancers.
Huge successes on stage and screen have cemented Brian as one of UK’s favourite entertainers. Following his outstanding lead performance in the musical ‘Jolson’ in 1995, which won him accolades from critics, public and fellow artistes including Bob Hope, who, after seeing the show, told Brian, ‘Son – you’ve got it all’. During the run he was visited by, amongst others, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, Peter O’Toole and Shirley Bassey – and ‘Jolson’ finished up winning the prestigious Olivier Award for Best Musical. In Summer 2008 Brian went on to play the lead character in the Chichester’ Theatre’s production of ‘The Music Man’ and, very recently, has starred in the West End show and UK Tour of Hairspray.
In a career that has spanned more than 20 years Brian has had numerous shows on ITV including ‘The Brian Conley Show’, ‘Time After Time’ ,‘Brian Conley – Alive and Dangerous’ and ‘The Grimley’s’, all achieving audiences in excess of 12 million.
Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
Tuesday, 16 November
To book tickets, contact the Box Office on 01793 524481 or, for more details, visit www.robertckelly.co.uk