Barry from Watford's Bingo Bonanza

  • Variety / Panel show
  • 10:20pm (1 hour)
  • 13-15, 20-22 & 27-29 Aug 2015
  • Pleasance Courtyard
  • 9 - 12
Barry from Watford's Bingo Bonanza. Alex Lowe.

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Variety / panel show starring Alex Lowe performed on the following days in August 2015...

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The nation's favourite octogenarian, star of BBC Radio 4's forthcoming series Barry's Lunch Club and regular on BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon, returns to Edinburgh after his hit 2013 show with his iconic regular London club night that celebrates variety and bingo! Part stand-up, part old style variety and part bingo, it's a show not to be missed if you just like your comedy really funny and not thought provoking! 'Wonderfully observed ... poignant and very funny' (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard). 'Very well observed ... top-quality character comedy' (James Kettle, Guardian).

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Full press release

Continuing to defy the years, the nation's favourite octogenarian Barry from Watford returns to Edinburgh this year with his Bingo Bonanza show in tow. Following his monthly residency at The 100 Club in London, he brings his one-of-a-kind variety night full of bingo, stand-up, and some very special guests to the Fringe.

From calling radio stations to give his opinion on the burning issues of the day, 82 year-old Barry from Watford - created and performed by acclaimed actor and writer Alex Lowe - has since been forging a career in showbiz, making a name for himself through his radio chats on Iain Lee's Absolute Radio show, BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon, and in his very own series shortly broadcast for BBC Radio 4. For TV he has appeared on Channel 4's Feeling Nuts with Angelos Epithemiou, who he now has a weekly podcast with.