WRITER, broadcaster and comedian Dom Joly, best known as the creator of Trigger Happy TV, is back on the road with his one-man theatre tour, giving fans a rare opportunity to see him live.

Dom Jolly's Holiday Snaps, recalling stories of his exploits as a serial globe-trotter and seeker of dangerous travel spots, will appear at Thornden Hall in Chandler's Ford on Sunday, September 25.

From North Korea to Chernobyl, Dom has visited some of the most unusual places on the planet – including, of course, the Australian bush in the tenth series of hit TV show I’m A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here.

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He famously attended school with Osama Bin Laden and, armed with a trusty Powerpoint, fans can expect his holiday snaps to serve up a tantalising mix of comedy and a sense of danger.

The best-selling author will meet fans after the show to sign copies of his books, including his latest release, Such Miserable Weather – a travelogue revealing Dom’s view of England through the lens of a grumpy, middle-aged man, driving through a historical crisis during the pandemic, in pursuit of happiness and a decent meal.

With his usual eye for funny detail and curious inability to stay out of trouble, Dom meanders around the country on a road trip from hell.

Along the way, he gets stuck up a hill in the Yorkshire Dales, is chatted up by a vampire in Grimsby and visits most of the country's dullest tourist attractions, so that you never have to.

Daily Echo:

Dom says: "I’ve got this collection of weird holiday snaps. And I know there’s that cliché that ‘nobody wants to see anybody else’s holiday snaps’. Well, my holiday snaps are really good. And I’ve got some really good stories with them.

"So, for instance, when we did Trigger Happy TV, we went to Switzerland and found out our runner couldn’t ski and then I got arrested for impersonating a yeti.

"Then there was stuff from World Shut Your Mouth, which had me frightening the eskimo with cymbals. When I put all of them together, I’ve got a seriously great holiday show."

Tickets from thorndenhall.co.uk



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