Mitch Benn: Don't Fear The Reaper

Mitch Benn: Don’t Fear The Reaper
UK TOUR 2017
WINNER of BBC 2’s Celebrity Mastermind.

It’s been a morbid time for “the country’s leading musical satirist” (The Times); he’s turned 46 – over the hill by anyone’s standards – his personal life is in turmoil, and his childhood heroes are dropping like flies. At times like these, a man feels the Reaper creeping up on him… But is death anything to fear? And is it really the end? (Yes. Yes, it is, sorry!) Mitch confronts his – and YOUR – mortality with hilarious (and tuneful) consequences. Join him! It’s time you’re not getting back!

“Intelligent and funny writing both of music and gags… a must see show” One4Review

“Well crafted, well sung, his songs are just plain funny”
The Guardian
“Song after song of exquisitely crafted satire”
The Scotsman
Mitch has been a regular on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show for more than a decade and has presented many radio specials. Following on from the success of Mitch Benn Is The 37th Beatle, a further three specials on music icons Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Elvis have recently been broadcast – The Freewheelin’ Mitch Benn, Mitch Benn Is The Fat Pink Duke and Mitch Benn Has Left The Building. He also co-presented with Harry Shearer BBC Radio 2’s ‘Anatomy Of A Guitar’ and presented ‘Spank The Plank’ for BBC Radio 4. He is currently working on a 40th anniversary special of Derek & Clive, again for BBC Radio 4.

Mitch is also the author of two novels, ‘Terra’ and ‘Terra’s World’ both published by Gollancz and co-author with Jon Holmes of ‘The Twitter History Of The World’ the paperback edition of which was published by Prion Books.


Performance Dates
14 October 2017
19:30

Venue
The Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BB

Coming soon...

Parrots of the Caribbean

5 - 7 July 2018
7:30pm (Friday 6th July, 2pm - Relaxed performance & Saturday 7 July, 4pm and 7.30pm)