Alistair McGowan
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Sunday 24th August 2014 19:33

After becoming the talk of the town for his performance in the lead role of Jonathan Maitland's play 'An Audience With Jimmy Savile' at The Park Theatre and then at the Edinburgh Fringe, Alistair is now largely returning to stand-up comedy for the autumn with several dates lined-up alongside Jasper Carrott before the end of the year. The pair performed successully together in the spring and hit Newcastle, Halifax,Cardiff, Exeter, Plymouth, Truro, Leicester and Salford before Christmas.

in January and February of 2016, Alistair returns to The Park Theatre in a new play by Peter Quilter, '4 000 Days'.

He is also writing a play about composer John Field for broadcast (alongside a documentary) on Radio 4 in 2016.

He is thrilled to be taking part in a Sondheim concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on October 25th in which he sings a duet, 'Come Play Wiz Me' with Tiffany Graves.

Earlier this year, he took part in a one-off concert version of Sondheim's 'Follies' at The Albert Hall.

After the success of his recent radio play about Erik Satie, Alistair is also planning to take a stage show about the eccentric French composer to Edinburgh next summer. He has to write it first.

He also appears with the Revolutionary Draawing Room Quartet in a concert at St John's Smith Square on Oct 27th and will be further indulging his passion for classical music when he plays a piece of Schumann for Lucy Parham's annual 'celebrity' concert at King's Place on December 6th.


Monday 10th February 2014 07:15



His radio documentary, The Unsent Letters of Erik Satie, was one of Radio 4's picks of 2013. To listen click the link below:

Listen on the BBC




Monday 30th July 2012 10:59


An ITV1 sports-comedy show, ('An excellent one-man show', Clive James, Daily Telegraph '; His impression of Roy Hodgson makes the show worthy of a recomision on its own,' Sunday Express ) in which Alistair revealed a whole new squad of impressions from Roy Hodgson to Wayne Rooney, John Bishop to Eddie Jordan, David Mitchell to Roberto Martinez, Gareth Southgate to Jane McDonald and Louie Spence to Jedward.