Friday, December 16, 2016

NATIVITY 2 ON BBC2


Nativity 2 Danger in the Manger starring Marc as Mr Poppy and David Tennant is on BBC2 tomorrow, Saturday 17th December 2016 at 4.35pm 

"A worried new teacher has to juggle a pregnant wife and a class of children on a road trip to the national Song for Christmas competition."

Also starring Jason Watkins, Ben Wilby, Joanna Page, Jessica Hynes, Ian McNeice and Pam Ferris.





Wednesday, November 23, 2016

COUPLES SHORTLISTED FOR BBC AUDIO DRAMA AWARD


Couples by Marc Wootton and Julia Davis has been shortlisted for a BBC audio Drama award in the Best Scripted Comedy category.



Cast: Marc Wootton, Vicki Pepperdine and Julia Davis



Category:

Best Scripted Comedy

Couples by Julia Davis & Marc Wootton, producer Ashley Blaker

DOT: The Mystery at St. Horribly-Vulture’s School for Boys by Ed Harris, producer Jessica Mitic

Guilt Trip by Felicity Montagu, Olivia Nixon and Katherine Jakeways, producer Jane Berthoud

Lewis Macleod’s Wired News by John McGlade, Gabby Hutchison-Crouch, Neil Bratchpiece, Dale Shaw, Richard Cray, Steven Dick, Stuart Docherty, Stephen Holford, Kieron Nicholson, John Sheerman, Dan Sweryt, Stephen Mawhinney, Stu Cooper, producer Gus Beattie

Love in Recovery by Pete Jackson, producer Ben Worsfield

Secret Kebabs by Christine Entwisle, producer Kirsty Williams

The Strange Vanishing of Julian Quark by Tom Wainwright, producer Sasha Yevtushenko



To read more about the awards visit the official page HERE

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN'S SPOOKTACULAR IN LONDON AND MANCHESTER


Shirley Ghostman's SPOOKTACULAR tour ended on Saturday 29th October 2016 in Manchester after 2 nights at the Gorton Monastery following a 5 night run at the Bush Hall in London (22-26 October 2016).

Shirley's Spirit academy flocked to see his brand new Spooktacular shows in London and Manchester - also Jack Whitehall, Richard Herring, Reece Shearsmith, Stephen Mulhern, Kevin Rowland and Echo and the Bunnymen.

More Shirley news soon....

Manchester Shirley Ghostman photos:


via @bunnymen: 

"Shirley Ghostman was out of this world tonight, please come to Liverpool soon Shirley, Cilia Black is waiting for you. 👻 Echo and the Bunnymen.

Mr Ghostman and his assistant Janet at the Gorton Monastery - by Pingli


Marc after the show with Debbie


 Claire and Emma meet Marc after the show

Debbie with Mr Ghostman during the Spooktacular interval


Mr Ghostman's Manchester venue - the Gorton Monastery


Photos by Debbie, Melanie, Emma and Claire


Shirley Ghostman in London at the Bush Hall: 


Mr Ghostman during the interval chatting with (Steve) the audience collecting his box of audience questions - via @backtoblack1984

Mr Ghostman's venue - The Bush Hall, Shepherd's Bush, London

Mr Ghostman with his box - via Tim aka @muddybloke



Thanks to Craig Parker for this brilliant photo taken with fellow Shirley audience member and fan Reece Shearsmith.


Shirley's audience via @Lilmissilex - Holly Fisher

Sunday, October 23, 2016

LAST NIGHT AT THE BUSH HALL

Last night Shirley kicked off the first of his five night Spooktacular at the Bush Hall, London...

Mr Ghostman then moves to the Gorton Monastery Manchester for another 2 nights 28-29 October.

For tickets click: HERE 


...Some photos from last night...


Mr Ghostman takes to the stage



Mr Ghostman connects with the Spooktacular audience


Thanks to Ann Elliot - Liam Woodman, Ann and Marc - after the Spooktacular

Thursday, October 20, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN WARM UP - TROWBRIDGE ARTS


Shirley Ghostman's final warm up is tonight at Trowbridge - for tickets click HERE





Shirley Ghostman - Live! A Work in Progress

Age guide: 15+

October 20, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ
Price: £10

"Marc Wootton, well known for his role in the Nativity films is coming to try out the new show he's creating 'Shirley Ghostman – Live! A Work in Progress'. This is an hilarious show but not one for the easily offended!

One of Britain's leading psychics Shirley along with his canine spirit guide, Sheba have been passing on messages from dead famous friends and normal deads throughout the years.


These very special live shows will give the audience the chance to enter into the mysterious ghostly world of Shirley Ghostman."

Address :

Trowbridge Town Hall
 Market Street
 Trowbridge
 BA14 8EQ
 Box Office - 01225 774306
 Enquries - 01225 774306
 Email - trowarts@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

WIN SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN TICKETS

COMPETITION:

To win tickets to see Shirley Ghostman on Wednesday 26 October at the Bush Hall head over to Twitter: HERE



Sunday, October 16, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN'S SPOOKTACULAR STARTS ON SATURDAY

Shirley Ghostman's SPOOKTACULAR commences at the 
Bush Hall Shepherd's Bush in London next Saturday 22nd October for 5 nights until 26th October and then moves to the Monastery Gorton Manchester on the 28th and 29th October 2016.

Some tickets remaining click HERE to book  





Thursday, October 13, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN - TONIGHT AT THE CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION


Shirley Ghostman returns to the Cambridge Junction tonight for a very special warm up show.



One of Britain's leading psychics Shirley along with his canine spirit guide, Sheba have been passing on messages from dead famous friends and normal deads throughout the years.

This very special live show will give the audience the chance to enter into the mysterious ghostly world of Shirley Ghostman.

This is a work in progress show. 

Date: Thu 13 Oct Time: 8pm
Venue: J3 Price: £9
Tickets can be purchased for £5 by quoting GHOST5 at the Box Office or online

Monday, September 19, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN IN CAMBRIDGE - THE CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION - 20 SEPTEMBER 2016






One of Britain's leading psychics Shirley along with his canine spirit guide, Sheba have been passing on messages from dead famous friends and normal deads throughout the years.

This very special live show will give the audience the chance to enter into the mysterious ghostly world of Shirley Ghostman.

*This is a work in progress show.


FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS CLICK HERE Box Office & Bar open 7pm. Show starts 8pm.

VENUE J3 Suitable for ages 16+ TICKETS £9 - All prices shown include a booking fee.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

EPISODE 4 OF 4 - COUPLES BBC RADIO 4 TONIGHT

Final episode of COUPLES tonight at 11pm on BBC Radio 4:

Semi-improvised character comedy written and performed by Julia Davis and Marc Wootton. The duo portray a series of couples in therapy with the renowned therapist Dr Tanya Ray-Harding, as played by Vicki Pepperdine.

In the final episode of the series, Dr Tanya hears some surprising news from Richard and Dewey.

Written and Performed by Julia Davis and Marc Wootton With Vicki Pepperdine Produced by Ashley Blaker A Black Hat production for BBC Radio 4.




Tuesday, September 06, 2016

NEW COUPLES TONIGHT - EPISODE 3

Tune in to BBC RADIO 4 11PM tonight for brand new COUPLES:

Semi-improvised character comedy written and performed by Julia Davis and Marc Wootton. The duo portray a series of couples in therapy with the renowned therapist Dr Tanya Ray-Harding, as played by Vicki Pepperdine.
In the third episode, Dr Tanya meets again with spiritual lovers Helen and John.

Written and Performed by Julia Davis and Marc Wootton
With Vicki Pepperdine

Produced by Ashley Blaker
A Black Hat production for BBC Radio 4.





Monday, September 05, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN LIVE - WARM UP


One of Britain's leading psychics Shirley along with his canine spirit guide, Sheba have been passing on messages from dead famous friends and normal deads throughout the years.

These very special live shows will give the audience the chance to enter into the mysterious ghostly world of Shirley Ghostman.







DATE                                          
Fri, 16 Sep 2016
TIME                                           
7.30pm
VENUE                                      
The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX                                    
PRICE                                       
Standard: £10.00


FOR MORE INFO SEE THE WEBSITE HERE

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

COUPLES NOW AVAILABLE ON THE BBC IPLAYER





Catch up with COUPLES the New semi-improvised comedy show written and performed by Julia Davis and Marc Wootton now on the BBC iPlayer HERE

Monday, August 22, 2016

COUPLES ON BBC RADIO 4


"Very proud that my production company’s new comedy series ‘Couples’ – starring Julia Davis, Marc Wootton and Vicki Pepperdine – begins tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11pm on BBC Radio 4. 

 A joy from start to finish’ – The Guardian 

 ‘It’s sometimes bleak, always funny’ – Radio Times 

 ‘It’s very funny and so accomplished they could take it straight to screen’ – The Times"

*source Ashley Blaker

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

NEW - MARC AND JULIA DAVIS IN COUPLES - RADIO 4



COUPLES - Starting Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 11pm - 11.30pm  

1 of 4 episodes

New series. Semi-improvised comedy, written and performed by Julia Davis and Marc Wootton. They portray a series of couples in therapy with Dr Tanya Ray-Harding, as played by Vicki Pepperdine.


CAST & CREW

Performer Julia Davis

Performer Marc Wootton

Performer Vicki Pepperdine

Producer Ashley Blaker

Writer Julia Davis

Writer Marc Wootton


source: RADIO TIMES

Thursday, August 04, 2016

SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN'S SPOOKTACULAR

Throwback Thursday to "Shirley Versus the Sceptics" from High Spirits with Shirley Ghsotman (BBC3)

You can see Shirley LIVE this October 2016 in London at the Bush Hall and Manchester's Gorton Monastery - see HERE for ticket details  


 

"...septic? Did you say?"

Thursday, June 30, 2016

ON SALE 9AM TOMORROW


Via @bushhallmusic: "...Tickets on sale tomorrow at 9am for #ShirleyGhostman Spooktacular tour. Don't miss out, or something terrible will happen to you... Tickets from our website #ectoplasm #psychic #spiritguide"

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

THE RETURN OF SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN - LIVE - OCTOBER 2016


NEW SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN LIVE DATES JUST ANNOUNCED



THE RETURN OF SHIRLEY GHOSTMAN

‘SPOOKTACULAR’NOT ON-ICE


RESCHEDULED DATES AND VENUES ANNOUNCED

Due to availability and reluctance from other venues, Shirley is VERY pleased to announce that his ‘Spooktactular’ (now not on ice due to insurance reasons) will be taking place in October 2016.

Your patience has been very much appreciated.

LONDON SHOW INFO

Tickets for the postponed 2015 London dates will be refunded as the new shows see a venue change from St James Piccadilly to Bush Hall over FIVE nights. Due to the nature of the different venues this is the only way that Shirley has been able to arrange new dates. It will be an amazing opportunity to see Shirley perform over FIVE nights in a much more intimate and interactive setting.

To those loyal fans that booked October 2015 and retained their tickets, check your inbox for an exclusive booking opportunity.

Tickets for all dates go on general sale Friday 1st July at 9am following the exclusive booking period and will be available at www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

NEW LONDON DATES

Sat 22 Oct 16 London Bush Hall

Sun 23 Oct 16 London Bush Hall

Mon 24 Oct 16 London Bush Hall

Tue 25 Oct 16 London Bush Hall

Wed 26 Oct 16 London Bush Hall

MANCHESTER SHOW INFO

Shirley Ghostman’s Manchester 2015 date will be also rescheduled to Friday 28th October 2016. All original tickets remain valid. A second Manchester show has also been added due to demand for Saturday 29th October with tickets going on Friday 1st July at 9am via www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Fri 28 Oct 16 Manchester Monastery – rescheduled from 2015

Sat 29 Oct 16 Manchester Monastery – *ADDITIONAL DATE ON SALE FRIDAY*

Saturday, May 14, 2016

MARC JEAN GENET READING


Last night Marc took part in a reading of SPLENDID'S by Jean Genet at the Trafalgar Studios - directed by Jessica Edwards for the Jamie Lloyd Company.


Marc (2nd from right) with the cast - photo via @chrisedadams: "On stage last night at @TrafStudios with @JamieLloydCo and @FlippingTheatre SUCH GREAT PEOPLE!"

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

MARC IN DRUNK HISTORY - SERIES 2 - THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS


Catch Marc as Harold Godwinson tonight in episode 9 of Comedy Central's Drunk History series 2 finale at 10pm - Nick Helm tells the story with Phil Jupitus as William the Conqueror - narrated by Jimmy Carr.





Marc with Phil Jupitus

*photos via @ComedyCentralUK

Thursday, February 25, 2016

WATCH MARC'S BFI INTERVIEW IN FULL - MARC WOOTTON/MIKE LEIGH LIFE IS SWEET


Improvisation is a great way of capturing the comic moment.” - Watch Marc Wootton talk about Life is Sweet."

If you weren't lucky enough to attend Marc's talk at the BFI in January, you can now watch Marc's interview with Justin Johnson of the BFI now.

 You can watch the interview in full by clicking HERE



Saturday, February 13, 2016

MARC IN THE HARRY HILL MOVIE - CHANNEL 4 14 FEBRUARY 2016


See Marc as Barney Cull in The Harry Hill Movie which makes it television premiere this Sunday (14th February) on Channel 4 at 2.35pm.  

Also starring Matt Lucas, Julie Walters, Sheridan Smith and Julian Barratt.




Marc trying his Barney Cull costume - photo by Marc Wootton

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

MARC AT THE BFI LAST NIGHT

Last night at the BFI Southbank, Marc introduced the film which inspired his career, Mike Leigh's Life Is Sweet.

Justin Johnson of the BFI also introduced clips of Marc Wootton Exposed (Doris) and High Spirits with Shirley Ghostman.




Thursday, January 14, 2016

MARC AT THE BFI

Bull at The Young Vic has just 4 performances left - finishing Saturday 16 January 2016 - tickets may still be available by telephoning the box office (020 7922 2922)

You can see Marc on Monday 18 January 2016 8.15pm at the BFI introducing Mike Leigh's Life Is Sweet - for tickets click HERE