HAPPY BUNNY – Phil Walker

Attention all comedy lovers and cave enthusiasts! Get ready for an unforgettable experience as Ian Whitcombe Comedy brings you Phil Walker’s Happy Bunny show, in an actual cave !

The caves are located beneath the beautiful Whistle & Flute pub on Derby Road, Nottingham, and offer the perfect blend of laughter and adventure in a truly unique environment.

This show is part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

Happy Bunny

Phil Walker is a man in the middle of life desperately trying to stay relevant in the ever-changing world around him. Ever since being voted City Life Comedian of the year at the Comedy Store, Phil has become a highly regarded headliner at all the top comedy clubs for decades, a support act for Jason Manford on his recent tour, you truly are in safe hands with Phil. He’s done shows all over the place, from war zones like Afghanistan & Iraq, outside the toilets up at 20,000 feet on an Easyjet flight full of non-English speaking Italian tourists without a parachute, to a bus stop in the Shetland Isles…Basically he will go anywhere for a laugh! So come join Phil in his brand new show for a night of laughter guaranteed.
*Warning may contain jokes about allergies, so if you’re allergic to jokes about allergies please consult a doctor before attending.

“Radiates an infectious, cheeky energy. He is as comfortable with stand-up as he is with audience interaction, employing Usain-quick wit, He keeps running jokes alive with perfect timing.” – Three Weeks Edinburgh ****

“His set moves seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly. The gags and observations keep on coming thick and fast, He can pretty much guarantee a good night out, Walker is crackingly good!” – Chortle.

“Comedian Phil Walker continues to evolve in leaps and bounds, his material is as up to date as tonight’s news.” – The Stage.

“Phil Walker gives a comedy masterclass…” – British Theatre Guide

More about Phil Walker
Phil is the son of Comedy and Catchphrase legend, Roy Walker, whose comedy genes have certainly been passed on to his son.

Phil’s act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places, from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta-cabin on Mount Alice in the Falkland Islands.

Ever since being voted City Life Comedian of the Year at the famous Comedy Store in Manchester, Phil has been in demand as a headline act at most of the leading comedy clubs throughout the country as well as major cruise lines and hotels internationally.

Phil also runs his very own comedy club “Woofers” in Lytham, Lancashire where he presents some of the finest new and established talents from the comedy circuit.

He made his debut at the Edinburgh Festival in 2012 where he received four-star critical acclaim for his one-hour show “Is this it?

Phil is proud to have entertained over 4000 troops on two tours of war-torn Afghanistan as part of the CSE shows. His other tours include The Falkland Islands, Kosovo, Kuwait, Bosnia & Germany, appearing with fellow comics as well as megastars including eighties icons Tony Hadley & Bucks Fizz!

Television credits to date include, Talking telephone numbers – ITV1 (three series), Live at Jongleurs – Paramount, The Big Stage – Ch 5, Today with Des & Mel – ITV1 (three series). 2022 has seen Phil appear as opening act for legendary music icon Frankie Valli as part of his UK tour and also as a support act for comedy superstar Jason Manford on his “Like Me” tour.

His great act, along with his warm personality & charm have made Phil one of the most sought-after entertainers around today.

Awards:
City Life Comedian of the Year 2002/03
Wilkinson Sword Cutting Edge of comedy regional winner & finalist Edinburgh festival 2002.

Quotes:
“If you look in your local comedy club listings and ever see Phil Walker listed, get a ticket. One of the funniest acts out there.” – Jason Manford.
“Phil Walker radiates an infectious, cheeky energy. He is as comfortable with stand-up as he is with audience interaction, employing Usain-quick wit, He keeps running jokes alive with perfect timing.” – Three Weeks Edinburgh ****
“His set moves seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly. The gags and observations keep on coming thick and fast, He can pretty much guarantee a good night out, Walker is crackingly good!” – Chortle.
“Comedian Phil Walker continues to evolve in leaps and bounds, his material is as up to date as tonight’s news.” – The Stage.

As well as performing his stand-up, Phil is also a star of Pantomime, notching up 22 productions to date including 4 years at Preston Guild Hall`s Charter Theatre as writer/director & actor. His latest show in 2023/24 was at the Grand Opera House Belfast, as “Muddles” The Court Jester, once again for top producers, Crossroads Pantomimes.

Recent Panto Reviews:

“…But the show-stealer was Phil Walker’s Muddles, the son of Catchphrase legend Roy Walker. His comedic timing and hilarious antics had us in stitches throughout the night. Love Belfast.

“Phil Walker gives a comedy masterclass…” British Theatre Guide.

“…the character that captured the hearts of the audience was Phil Walker, who was the glue that pulled everything together, he had great rapport with the audience and certainly the most laugh-out-loud moments.” Newark Advertiser.

2021 also saw Phil make his stage acting debut in London`s west end at the Criterion theatre in David Slattery`s brilliant new play: Dan Leno “Naturally insane” as the eccentric Doctor Savage.

Phil is also a children`s book author. His debut book “The Snots” was voted into the top 100 friendship books of all time by the Book Authority. His latest book, “The Snots and the Snot Rocket!” sees the Snot family go on a brand new adventure that is literally out of the world! Both books, illustrated beautifully by Tim Stead are now available on Amazon by clicking the book covers below. Phil is looking forward to delighting new readers very soon at libraries and schools and book festivals.

Please be advised that our comedy line-ups are subject to change. Our talented comedians are in high demand and, on occasion, may need to cancel at short notice for television or radio recordings, among other reasons. Rest assured, we will always provide a replacement act of similar quality to ensure that our guests receive a great overall show experience.While most of our guests come for the entire show, we understand that some may be travelling to see a particular comedian. If that’s the case, we recommend checking our website on the day of the show or joining our mailing list to receive the latest updates on any changes to the line-up. We’re committed to providing our guests with the best possible experience, and we thank you for your understanding.

Please note that the show starts at 8pm, so please ensure you leave plenty of time to get to your seat before the first act.

This event is an 18+ event and may contain strong language.

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Date

Nov 01 2024

Time

20:00 - 22:00

Cost

£15.00

Labels

Comedy

Location

The Whistle & Flute
The Whistle & Flute
96 Derby Rd, Nottingham NG1 5FB
Opening Hour
13:00-00:30
Website
https://www.thewhistleandflute.com/
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Ian Whitcombe Comedy
Ian Whitcombe Comedy
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07900086089
Email
info@ianwhitcomedy.com
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