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    Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

    Fri 9 Apr 2021, 6.30pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Performance & dance
    £16
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    Simon Munnery, comedian

    'Gloriously inept radical anorak'

    The Times

    This event has been rescheduled as we are currently closed due to the coronavirus crisis: all tickets are valid for the new date.

    The comedian reprises his notorious alter ego, bedsit anarchist Alan Parker Urban Warrior.

    Once the most radical, now the only radical, Alan returns with the old gold, the old truths, and some new truths (based on the old truths).

    For over 35 years, Munnery has performed around the world, experimenting with and innovating the stand-up form.

    In the 1990s, his Alan Parker Urban Warrior character took the comedy circuit by storm, garnering Munnery his own BBC Radio 1 series, which Time Out called ‘the funniest thing on Radio 1’, and a residency on ITV’s Saturday Live.

    In 1996, Munnery collaborated with Graham Linehan and Stewart Lee for the BBC2 show London Shouting, in his Alan Parker guise, and the character also became a regular contributor to NME.

    Munnery is a British Comedy Award nominee, Perrier Award nominee, Sony Radio Award winner and Chortle Award winner.

    He’s most recently appeared in Channel 4’s acclaimed Flowers, and appears in Will Sharpe’s Louis Wain movie biopic, co-starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy.

    Stewart Lee described ‘Munnery’s parody of a punk rock anarcho snowflake, hand drawn with real love for its subject, returns to a world worse than any he could have imagined in his home decade of the 1980s.’

    'Marx, Engels and Sid Vicious would all have died laughing.'
     

    The Guardian

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    Age recommendation/restriction

    For ages 16+

    Dates

    Fri 9 Apr 2021, 6.30pm

    Price

    • Standard entry£16*
    • Concessions25%**


    * Excludes £3.50 booking fee.

    ** Limited availability. Read about concessions.

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    Venue

    Purcell Room

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    Tickets & concessions faqs

    Get an overview of the seating layout of the Purcell Room by downloading our seating plan.

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    Purcell Room is located in Queen Elizabeth Hall. For step-free access please use Royal Festival Hall JCB glass lift to Level 2 and enter via Riverside Terrace.

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    More about Access & facilities 

    An accessible toilet is located in the foyer.

    A Changing Places toilet is located on Level 1 Royal Festival Hall next to the JCB Glass Lift, for the exclusive use of disabled people who need personal assistance to use the toilet.

    The facility includes a height-adjustable bench, tracking hoist system, a centrally-placed toilet, a height-adjustable basin and a shower. The key for this room is available from the Welcome Hub on Level 2, Royal Festival Hall. The facility is open daily 10am – 11pm.

    Our cloakroom opens around 60 minutes before the start of any show, and closes around 15 minutes after the performance ends. It’s at the bottom of the stairs next to the Ticket Desk.