Featuring Bradshaws songs and sketches, "Sadie", "The Raji Singsong", "Country Billy Gerkin" and many more
Out Now from the CORNER SHOP
Celebrating life with the Bradshaws - man and boy (and mother too) - and launching the new "Catchy Choruses & Daft Bits" album featuring much requested previously unreleased comedy songs (Sadie, Raji Singsong, Eeewellyaftolaf and more) plus loads of his irreverend stand-upTOUR DATES
John Henshaw, Peter Kay, Sally Lindsey, Eamonn O'Neal, Smug Roberts, Bernard Wrigley, CP Lees celebrate the amazing Bradshaws legacy
December 3rd ~ ORMSKIRK CIVIC HALL
Tel Box Office: 01695 576607 (Mon-Fri 9:30-5pm)
December 12th (daytime) ~ THE LOWRY, SALFORD
BBC Manchester's Mike Sweeney hosts a Children In Need fundraiser LIVE on the radio starring Buzz Hawkins with the Bradshaws.
Tickets cost £10 and are available by calling the Lowry Box Office 0843 208 6000 (£5 from each ticket goes to Children In Need)
May 4th ~ THE PLAZA, STOCKPORT
Tel Box Office: 0161 477 7779
Tickets: NOW AVAILABLE HERE
May 18th ~ THORNTON LITTLE THEATRE
Fleetwood Road North, Thornton Cleveleys, FY5 3SZ
Tel Box Office: 01253 887693
Tickets: AVAILABLE SOON
Amazing! - Peter Kay
National Treasure - John Henshaw
I love them! - Sally Lindsay
Magic! - Bernard Wrigley
The Bradshaws are set to rule the world! - Eamonn O'Neal
(If you manage to get tickets for one of his famous live events then the following advice is offered: Unbutton your cardigans before it starts! It will be a rib-cracking night out with the Bradshaws, almost held together by Buzz Hawkins, singer/songwriter, story-teller, all-round funnyman, and of course award-winning writer, producer and voices of the wickedly funny radio favourites the Bradshaws)
Fans get in the mood with paper planes...
Buzz does a Michael...
This unique and healthy experience (laughter is good for you!) with Buzz Hawkins could cause face-ache, wheezing, loss of breath, loss of dentures, sore ribs and temporary incontinence due to the unavoidable amount of laughing you have to do. Beware and be ready for a night out you'll never forget.
Having written radio comedy for twenty-odd years, Hawkins' material is wide and seemingly endless. Some would believe though (understandably perhaps) that it's all nostalgia based. and therefore not for younger audiences. Wrong! Yes, nostalgia with The Bradshaws and seeing life through their eyes, but right on the button with clever comedy songs such as Eee Well Y'ave To Laugh Ant Yer? (all one word, by the way), Father Fanakerpan's Secret, Country Billy Gerkin and The Pickle Stabbers, Raji Sing Song, Poor Old Norman, Tongue Twisting (beware! this one!), and the exquisite Sadie.
And when Hawkins asks "It's catchy intit?" you'd be lying if you said no.
His observation is on par with Billy Connolly, Frank Skinner, Clive James, Arthur Smith, Victoria Wood and Peter Kay (Peter's mam has all the tapes) and yet his take on it is totally unique.
We defy you to put Hawkins in a bag! (please?!)
Interesting fact: If you go to the Wikipedia website and search The Bradshaws you'll find that the Bradshaws have a section dedicated to them - but Buzz Hawkins doesn't!
Are they a figment of his imagination or is he a figment of theirs?!
Bradshaws fans on a nutty night out. Come and get on the photo at a venue near you.