“This show is a huge amount of fun and an impressive display of Jupitus’ skills” – The Scotsman “I left an hour later with further admiration of the man’s talents and his willingness to try something different.” “It is an experience that should not be missed” – One4Review "You're Probably Wondering Why I've Asked You Here..." is a three-part performance unlike anything you have seen before. Phill Jupitus plays the part of three extraordinary characters and with the help of an inquisitive audience, we find out more about them ....
The Late Vernon Herschel Harley is a legend of stage and screen who died at the age of 114 just last Thursday. He has worked with everybody in theatre and cinema and describes himself as "Quite lively for a dead chap." and "An annecdote Gatling gun."
The Late Kurt Schiffer was the 'Korvettenkapitan' of the U42B out of Hamburg part of the German Navy's 'Wolf Packs', which were the scourge of the Atlantic shipping lanes. He died in 1944.
The Late Phill Jupitus died on June 24th 2052 on the eve of his 90th birthday.
Leave your preconceptions at the door but don't forget to bring your curiosity.
Phill became a familiar face when he became team captain on BBC’2 Pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Twenty three series’ later Phill is the last man standing from the original line-up, his infectious giggle, quick remarks and cheery sarcasm proving a hit with audiences.
Aside from Never Mind the Buzzcocks and his live stand up shows, Phill currently appears as a regular guest on QI (BBC2), and last year returned to television stand-up for the first time since 2000 with an appearance on Live at the Apollo (BBC1).While on BBC Radio 4 Phill is a regular member of the award winning News Quiz in addition to numerous presenting work on such shows as Phill Jupitus’ Comic Strips, I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and The Man Who Bought Hendrix’s Stage.
In the Autumn of 2009 Phill graced the West End stage in the hit musical Hairspray playing Edna Turnblad receiving critical acclaim for his performance. In 2011 Jupitus played King Arthur in the UK and Irish tour of Spamalot and in his most recent stage role he starred in ‘Big Society’ for 19 nights at the Leeds City Varieties.
Phill became the first broadcasted voice on BBC 6 Music when the station first launched in 2002 and continued to host the Breakfast Show until 2007. In 2010 his critically acclaimed book was published, Good Morning Nantwich – Adventures In Breakfast Radio, where not only does Phill discover the answer but finds out what really makes the listening nation tick first thing in the morning.
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