Bernie Clifton is at Scarborough Spa for summer season: tickets on sale from Monday

Bernie Clifton and Oswald the Ostrich
Bernie Clifton and Oswald the Ostrich

A new show featuring a comedy legend has been announced for this year’s summer season at Scarborough Spa.

Bernie Clifton will perform on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week from July 24 to August 30.

The Merseyside born funny man has had quite a career so far, with much of it spent on an oversized ostrich called Oswald.

Bernie’s long time obsession with visual comedy stems from conversations with his mentor Les Dawson.

Bernie found continued success both in cabaret, theatre and television to the ultimate high point, being chosen for the 1979 Royal Variety Performance where the Queen was reported to be crying with laughter as he ran amok aboard his ostrich.

Bernie was also invited back to the 2016 Royal Variety Performance where he performed alongside host David Walliams, who was also donned in the famous ostrich suit.

Bernie starred in the hit BBC show The Voice. His performance of The Impossible Dream was watched by more than seven million people. Bernie released the album The Voice of Bernie Clifton.

Other TV show appearances include ‘Crackerjack’, Tricky Business and the Good Old Days.

With a full supporting cast, this Tony Peers’ Production will promise to deliver a fun night for all the family.

Jo Ager, general manager of Scarborough Spa, said “We’re really looking forward to having the hilarious Bernie Clifton with us for the summer season. The summer programme is really shaping up.”

Tickets on sale from Monday February 20 at 9am. Tickets will be priced at £15, concessions £14 and kids going FREE with a paying adult. Tickets will be available from www.scarboroughspa.co.uk or via the Scarborough Spa Box Office (01723 821888).