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    Jack Dee: What Is Your Problem

    Wed 27 Oct, 7.30pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Literature & poetry
    £10 ⁠–⁠ £20
    past event
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    Jack Dee, comedian
    Aemen Sukkar

    Join Jack Dee, one of Britain’s best-loved comedians, for an evening of very professional expertise to launch his new book What Is Your Problem?.

    While the nation baked bread during lockdown, Dee retrained online as a psychotherapist for four whole hours.

    He has a certificate of completion from The Ruislip College of Advansed Learning [sic] and is now open for business.

    If you have an issue that you need help with, Dee is taking questions live from the audience and offering advice. That’s what friends are for!

    His new book What Is Your Problem? is a compilation of readers' varied problems, be they about relationships, finances, nosey neighbours, teenagers or Mike from the accounts department, and Jack's unique advice.

    It’s a book to turn to when life has taken a downward turn, or you just need a very good laugh.

    For this event Dee is in conversation with writer and reviewer James Rampton.

    Need to know

    Age recommendation/restriction

    For ages 16+

    This performance is Speech-to-Text transcribed (STT).

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    Dates & times

    Wed 27 Oct, 7.30pm

    Price

    • Standard entry£10 ⁠–⁠ £20*
    • Concessions25%**


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