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Review: Jon Richardson brings his Old Man tour to Ipswich Regent on September 23

PUBLISHED: 01:02 24 September 2017 | UPDATED: 01:02 24 September 2017

Comedian Jon Richardson

Comedian Jon Richardson

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How to describe Jon Richardson? Well he’s certainly better than poo on a bouncy castle!

The 8 out of 10 Cats and Cats does Countdown star did not disappoint with his Old Man tour at the Ipswich Regent on Saturday night.

Wearing his trademark cardigan (or two) and pastel shirt, Richardson entertained the sell-out crowd with his musings on life’s short-comings.

He interacted well with the crowd, particularly RNLI volunteer Gary Openshaw, and had the audience chuckling along with his tales of everyday life with a delightful comic twist. There is something for everyone from toilet humour to satire.

The crowd was laughing from the off and Richardson’s story-telling rhythm kept them chortling through-out.

While telling a room of hundreds of people you prefer abuse to compliments on Twitter may be a brave and risky move, he is unlikely to get his wish due to the calibre of his performance.

Definitely a show to watch should you get the chance - and if you miss out then look out for his next tour. You won’t regret it - no pressure Jon!

People living in Suffolk and north Essex witnessed an unexpected display from the Red Arrows this evening.

A motorist caught speeding on the A140 in Suffolk was arrested on suspicion of drug driving, police have said.

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Holiday makers keen to get the most out of the remaining days of the summer break could be disheartened by the weather this week, which is forecast to be overcast and damp.

Yet another violent criminal was on the run last night after absconding from a Suffolk prison.

Police are appealing for information after two incidents of violence in Colchester which they believe are linked.

The A12 has been named the most dangerous A-road in our region, according to data obtained on the number of crashes and casualties on our busiest roads.

Detectives investigating an assault in Bury St Edmunds – in which two men suffered serious injuries – believe it was a targeted attack.

An Ipswich special school which was handed an ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating in May for a series of safety and standards concerns is set to become an academy.

There are two planned roadworks set for the coming week with one major operation currently active and due to expand and continue until Wednesday, August 22.

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