Legend coming to Felixstowe

ENTERTAINER Richard Digance is to perform in Felixstowe, it was announced today.

ENTERTAINER Richard Digance is to perform in Felixstowe, it was announced today.

The musician will play the town's Spa Pavilion Theatre on September 7.

Julie Howes, theatre manager said: “Richard Digance was one of the great folk entertainers of the 70's along with Billy Connolly and Jasper Carrott.

“His evergreen career has been acknowledged through numerous awards within both the music and entertainment industries.

“While others have come and gone Richard has continued to perform his unique shows of songs, rhymes and stories in a way that has been admired by the industry and the public alike.

“His one man shows have taken him around the world, most recently to the Dubai Comedy Festival and his writing skills have resulted in numerous book, plays and film scripts.”

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The audience can expect a two hour show, Miss Howes said.

Miss Howes added: “There are no support acts or gimmicks, just one man with a treasure-chest of stories that have been collected through thirty years that began as a BBC comedy writer to modern times as a regular Countdown contributor.”

Tickets are available by calling the Box Office on 01394 282126.

Are you a fan of comedy music? What do you think of Richard Digance? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or send an e-mail to eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk

Name; Richard Digance

Derivation of name; French, arrived in England in 1763

Born; West Ham, London

Date of birth; 24th February 1949

Star sign; Pisces

Height; 6'2"

weight; 13st 9lbs

Faith; Buddhist beliefs

marital status; divorced 2003