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Andy Parsons: Britain’s Got Idiots Live released November 23rd DVD Review

Andy Parsons: Britain’s Got Idiots Live released November 23rd

October 8, 2009

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Darren Jamieson

Fans of Mock the Week will be pleased to know that everyone’s favourite shouty comedian, Andy Parsons, has a new DVD coming out in time for Christmas.

DVD released by Universal Pictures (UK) Monday 23rd November 2009

The star of Mock the Week’s long awaited debut stand-up DVD release!

“Laugh out loud funny…manages to be utterly likeable and very funny while being Mr. Angry at the state of the world.” The Sunday Telegraph
“Perfectly calibrated.. the King of Political Comedy”  The Guardian

Andy Parsons, star of BBC TWO’s Mock the Week and BBC ONE’s Live at the Apollo, his set to release his much anticipated hilarious debut stand-up DVD Britain’s Got Idiots Live on Monday 23rd November (Universal Pictures UK). In the new offering from the topical funnyman and Mock the Week regular, Britain’s Got Idiots Live features Andy at his acerbic best as gets off his chest what infuriates him about living in Britain. Satirical, witty and sharply entertaining, this DVD will challenge your views on the things you thought you didn’t even care about.

Recorded at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End as part of his sell-out Citizens! tour, Britain’s Got Idiots Live illustrates how, as citizens of the world we could change it, if we really wanted to
…..if only we could be bothered.  No subject escapes Andy’s finely tuned satirical gaze as he singles out the foibles of today’s Britain, from merchant bankers to traffic wardens.

As well as first rate comedy gags, viewers can expect banter-a-plenty with the audience, including a sensational candid camera send-up, and an unexpected dance routine which has to be seen to be believed!

Britain’s Got Idiots Live is a truly thought provoking and fulfilling show by one of our most astute comedians.

Andy Parsons has enjoyed huge success as a writer and performer on television and radio as well as on stage. He was a main writer on the original Spitting Image (ITV), is a regular on Mock the Week (BBC2) and has made appearances on, amongst others, QI (BBC2), Live at the Apollo (BBC1), Saturday Live (ITV) and They Think It’s All Over (BBC).

Andy’s radio credits include hostingThe PMQ Show (Radio 5 Live) as well as completing nine series of the topical, satirical Radio 2 show Parsons and Naylor’s Pullout Sections and creating two series of The Lost WebLog of Scrooby Trevithick (BBC Radio 4).

Andy’s renowned stand-up performances have taken him all over the world at prestigious comedy festivals in Montreal, New Zealand, Australia and Kilkenny and Edinburgh. Awards include being crowned winner of the 2006 Montreal Comedy Festival (The Comedy Showdown), winner of the 2004 New Zealand Comedy Guild Best International Act and winner of the 2002 Time Out Best Comedy Award.

Andy Parsons: Britain’s Got Idiots Live is an Open Mike Production, released by Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd.  Executive producers are Addison Cresswell, Joe Norris, Andrew Beint and Helen Parker with Anthony Caveney producing and Paul Wheeler as director.

Andy is currently touring the UK.  For full details of Andy’s 2009 Citizens! tour please go to www.offthekerb.co.uk.

Andy Parsons: Britain’s Got Idiots Live is available to pre-order from Amazon now https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0027VSQDS?tag=chortlcouk&camp=2902&creative=19466&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B0027VSQDS&adid=1GX4YVNQ1C3YHK8AXP4Z&

Andy Parsons: Britain’s Got Idiots Live will also be available on CD and audio download from www.audible.co.uk

Darren has enjoyed an interest in film for many years, studying the subject at Newport Film School where he worked on the film ‘Cop on the Edge IX: Prelude to Justice‘ in a directing and acting capacity. The official site can be enjoyed here. Darren setup WhatDVD.Net in 2003 to further his love of films and to write passionately about the movies he enjoys, and about those that he doesn’t.

Although his day-to-day activities mean that he now has less time to review movies than he would ideally prefer, he still tries to review new releases, and DVDs from his extensive collection, whenever possible.
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