‘I went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath…’ That’s what came to me, from the mysterious source of the inexplicable. Hear the story of the joke, the painting and what happened next.
Simon Munnery is a Chortle Award winner, Barry Award winner, Sony Radio Award winner, British Comedy Award nominee and Perrier Award nominee. His stand-up career spanning 32 years has seen him regularly perform all over the world and star in several of his own major television and radio projects.
He is best known for his character creations Alan Parker: Urban Warrior, Buckethead and The League Against Tedium and his TV/radio projects such as BBC2’s Attention, Scum!, BBC Radio 1’s League Against Tedium and BBC Radio 4’s Where Did It All Go Wrong? His most recent television appearances include The Alternative Comedy Experience (Comedy Central), The Culture Show, It’s Kevin and Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle (BBC2) and recent radio credits include The News Quiz and Dilemma (BBC Radio 4).
Simon Munnery’s previous comedy shows include Renegade Plumber, Standing Still, 30 Not Out, And Nothing But, Fylm School, Simon Munnery sings Soren Kierkegaard, Fylm Makker, La Concepta, Self-employed, Annual General Meeting and three different shows in rotation as part of Trilogy – The True Confessions of Sherlock Holmes, Onward and Upward, and Buckethead: Way Of The Bucket. He also performed as part of Cluub Zarathustra, a post-alternative comedy cabaret alongside Stewart Lee, Kevin Eldon, Sally Phillips, Johnny Vegas & Julian Barratt.
What the press have said about Simon Munnery:
‘A genuine innovator in the land of the samey, and an annual must-see for any comedy connoisseur’
‘Oh the deep, deep joy of an hour of Simon Munnery’
★★★★ The Scotsman
‘Convention defying, innovative stuff. Simon Munnery is a brilliant comedian’
‘Simon Munnery is an avant-garde comedy God’
★★★★ Time Out
‘Clever, imaginative and thrilling comedy’
‘One of the finest gag writers in the business’
★★★★★ The List
‘Munnery’s inherent innovation makes him a must-see’
★★★★ Fest Magazine
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