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An Evening of Radio 4 Favourites Comes to Bury St Edmunds

The Apex Bury St Edmunds will bring together a unique group of seasoned radio pros in a celebration of BBC Radio and an unforgettable evening of comedy, music and nostalgia.

All together, Alistair McGowan, the Reverend Richard Coles, Garry Richardson, Charlotte Green and Richie Webb have appeared on the airwaves for over two centuries, and you can join them at The Apex on 12 October for an evening of comedy and nostalgia.

Alistair McGowan is a household name, a master impressionist, a stand-up comic, an actor, a pianist, a writer of sketches, articles, stage and radio plays but is still probably best known to British audiences for The Big Impression, which was one of BBC1's top-rating comedy programmes - winning numerous awards, including a BAFTA.

“Britain’s most famous Vicar”, Reverend Richard Coles is a regular presenter on Radio 4’s Saturday Live and on Radio 2. He formed the pop group The Communards in the 1980’s and he’s the only vicar to have had a number one record, so he’ll have plenty of tales to share from his extraordinary journey from popstar to priest to Strictly Come Dancing!


Garry Richardson joined the BBC in 1974 and “here’s Garry with the sport” has been on Radio 4’s The Today programme since 1981, making him the longest serving member of the team and giving him a wealth of hilarious "behind the scenes" stories to tell.

Newsreader Charlotte Green was once voted the nation’s favourite voice in a Radio Times Poll. Famous for her warm tones, diction and poise, her fit of the giggles live on air made her a national treasure. Charlotte is a great raconteur and can still be heard on Saturday evenings reading the football result on Radio 5 Live.

Richie Webb, from Radio 4’s 15 Minute Musicals, is a comedy writer and composer for radio and television, he composed all 100+ songs for the Horrible Histories series and Horrible Histories: The Movie.

Wireless Wise: An Evening of Radio 4 Favourites is at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday 12 October at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from www.theapex.co.uk or 01284 758000.