• BUY! A Yuletide Evening with Gervase Phinn

  • St George's Hall
  • 19 December   |   £17.00

An Evening Gervase Phinn “A worthy successor to James Herriot and every bit as endearing" Alan Titchmarsh
Gervase Phinn has been touring and selling out theatres across the country for over 9 years now as a hilarious raconteur. The best selling and award winning author, Radio and TV personality, really is at his best and most exciting in front of a live audience. 'An Evening with Gervase Phinn' will have you on the edges of your seats, as he shares his hilarious and sometimes poignant tales of life as a schools inspector in the Yorkshire Dales.
Laugh-out-loud funny -  (Women's Weekly)
Gervase Phinn has a unique understanding and love of children, and a wonderful gift for storytelling ... a real star - (Esther Rantzen)
Gervase Phinn is probably best known for his best-selling autobiographical novels: The Other Side of the Dale, Over Hill and Dale and Head Over Heels in the Dales which he read on the Radio 4 programme 'Book of the Week.' Head Over Heels in the Dales was a number one best¬seller. The fourth book in the series, Up and Down in the Dales was published in 2004.
Funny, touching and entertaining -  (The Daily Express)
Gentle and warm with a wry sense of humour - (The Yorkshire Post)
Television and radio appearances include 'The Alan Titchmarsh Show', 'Good Morning Sunday with Aled Jones' (Radio 2), Esther (BBC 1), Midweek (Radio 4), You and Yours (Radio 4), Open House with Gloria Hunniford (ITV), North East Tonight, (Tyne Tees Television), Today (Radio 4), Calendar (Yorkshire Television), Breakfast Television (BBC1), The BBC World Service, The Heaven and Earth Show (BBC 2), The Des O 'Connor Show (LWT), Quote-Unquote (Radio 4), Look North (BBC 1), The Big Toe Radio Show (Digital Radio), Just One Chance (BBC 2), Book at Bedtime (Radio 4), Book of the Week (Radio 4) and` A Good Read (Radio 4), The Sunday Programme (GMTV), Christmas Voices (BBC1), The Politics Show (BBC1),The Alan Titchmarsh Show (BBC1), The Book Programme with Mariella Frostrup and Clive James (Sky)
He tells a cracking good tale! - (The Times)
A born raconteur - (Guardian)
A natural storyteller, he combines the timing of the professional comedian with palpable warmth and the ability to deliver a message that is just more than a series of jokes. - (The Times)
One of Britain's best loved comic writers ... he writes with enormous warmth and wit. His books are uproarious and touching by turns. -  (The Daily Mail)
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