Almighty Micky in Futurist show

Micky Flanagan
Micky Flanagan
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STAND-UP comic, the almighty Micky Flanagan is bringing his touring show ‘Out Out’ to a theatre near Whitby next month (April).

It has been a great 18 months for Micky – he appeared in Michael McIntyre’s Road Show and Mock The Week on BBC One, his recent Radio 4 series What Chance Change? was a hit with listeners and critics alike, and he’s one of a handful of comics to perform their own Comedy Central special.

He also sold out his two Bloomsbury Theatre shows in record speed in 2010.

People can join Micky as he hits the road performing the best of his last two Edinburgh shows at Scarborough’s Futurist Theatre on Saturday 16 April.

Tirelessly funny, Micky draws on his East End background as he ruthlessly deconstructs the Cockney myth with razor-sharp observational wit.

As a former fish packer and window cleaner, he tells a comic tale of a working class upbringing, where ‘alphabetti spaghetti’ is a luxury and a bottle of ‘Blue Nun’ the height of sophistication.

His star finally exploded onto the comedy circuit a couple of years ago with a brilliantly observed Edinburgh Fringe show about his rise from working-class Herbert to middle-class ponce, and being caught awkwardly between the two.

The show brought him well-deserved acclaim with a best newcomer nomination at the if.comedy awards (now the Edinburgh Comedy Awards).

Micky has gone on to showcase his unique brand of infectious humour with four episodes of his very own BBC Radio 4 series What Chance Change?, which aired in June 2010.

As well as recording a special for Comedy Central, he has also hosted BBC Radio 4’s 4 At The Fringe 09 and 4 Stands Up. Other appearances include Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Alan Carr and Friends, Laughter For Life and Mock The Week.

Tickets to see Micky Flanagan at Scarborough’s Futurist Theatre are priced £16.50. The show is not suitable for under 16 year olds.

They are on sale from the box office by calling (01723) 374500 or (01723) 365789.

The Whitby Gazette has three pairs of tickets to see the show at The Futurist for free by entering our great competition.

To be in with a chance of winning answer the question below.

What was the name of Micky’s Radio 4 series?