Events this Week

Events this Week

Events happening this week: Monday 19 – Sunday 25 March

This is the age of addiction, a condition so epidemic, so all encompassing and ubiquitous that unless you are fortunate enough to be an extreme case, you probably don’t know that you have it. What unhealthy habits and attachments are holding your life together? Are you unconsciously dependent on food? Bad relationships?

An Evening with Russell Brand

Monday 19 March from 8pm, Liverpool; Tuesday 20 March from 8pm , Swansea

Following a series of sold-out preview shows, Russell Brand is coming to a venue near you as part of his new stand-up tour of the UK and Ireland. What is real? Who are we? Where did this baby come from? Russell Brand wrestles with these questions while unravelling the matrix of modern media, politics, sex, fatherhood and death. Join one of comedy’s fiercest talents as he tries to make sense of life having just made a new one.

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Part autobiography, part self help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican’s debut book delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice.

An Evening with Joel Dommett

Saturday 24 March from 7:30pm, Isle of Man

One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE

Catch the star of 2016’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Sky1’s Bring The Noise as he delivers his high octane comedy to venues up and down the country.

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In January 1931, on a lonely stretch of Northumberland road known as Wolf’s Nick, flames rose up into the night sky from the neighbouring moorland. Beyond anyone’s help, Evelyn Foster lay near her burning car herself engulfed in flames desperately hoping to be found by a passing vehicle.

Diane Janes signing Death at Wolf’s Nick

Saturday 24 March from 12pm, Exeter

Come and meet author Diane Janes in Exeter where she will be signing her new book Death at Wolf’s Nick.

Diane Janes grew up in Birmingham. In between marrying and raising two children she worked in seemingly every field, from mortgages to engineering, until eventually she gave up the day job to write full time. This resulted in two shortlistings for the CWA Debut Dagger and subsequent publication. Diane has lived in the north of England for the last twenty years. When not writing or lecturing she enjoys travel and watching tennis.

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The second epically funny adventure starring Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes from Greg James and Chris Smith. Running a team of crime-fighting superheroes is a complicated business – especially when your mum’s not allowed to know that you’re doing it. But Murph Cooper is making it work: he’s a schoolkid by day and a member of the top-secret Heroes’ Alliance by night.

Greg James and Chris Smith signing Kid Normal

Sunday 25 March from 11am, Milton Keynes; Sunday 25 March from 3pm, Kingston Upon Thames

Come and meet Greg James and Chris Smith in Milton Keynes or Kingston where they will be signing Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes, the second huge, heroic and hilarious adventure starring Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes.

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WHSmith events in association with BIC