“A superior take on the modern showman” – The Guardian
**** – The Scotsman
“Baker has devised and delivered a beautifully paced hour” **** – The Herald
“Pure, undiluted barmy musical fun not to be missed – not even by you.” ***** Three Weeks
After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival this summer, Charlie Baker hits the road this autumn and will be touring his brand new show ‘Baker’s Dozen’ for a limited mini tour around the UK – including one night at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on Saturday 9th November.
In ‘Baker’s Dozen’, award-winning comedian Charlie Baker, ‘Devon’s answer to Sinatra’-Guardian, sings the biggest selling UK singles from each of the last 13 years. He’ll tell more than 13 jokes. Promising to be a fun packed hour of brilliant stand-up and music you bought and now regret. From Bob the Builder to Poker Face via Shaggy’s It Wasn’t Me – you bought them so Charlie has to sing them … helped and aided along by his special musical guests.
Charlie’s versatile talent as a stand-up comedian and highly acclaimed jazz-singer and actor have their perfect platform in this critically acclaimed show, where he takes the biggest selling songs of the last thirteen years and puts a brand new twist on them mixed with Baker’s “comedy gold”.
Unique in his position as award-winning circuit comedian, International singer and tap dancer (winner Let’s Dance for Comic Relief on BBC1) Charlie Baker takes the job of ALL ROUND entertainer very seriously.
His instant likeability and charming delivery style has made him a popular face on TV panels shows having appeared as team captain on A Short History Of Everything Else (C4), two series of Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC 2), Rob Brydon’s Christmas Special (BBC1) and The Comedy Store(Comedy Central), as well as regular appearances on BBC Three’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (2012/2013).
Charlie Baker is a versatile talent, not only a much in demand stand-up comedian, but also a accomplished and highly acclaimed jazz-singer and actor which has seen him star in The IT Crowd (Channel 4), Dr Who (BBC 1), and Miranda (BBC1).
AUTUMN 2013 TOUR DATES
Sat 19th Oct Brighton Dome
01273 709 709, www.brightoncomedyfestival.com
Sat 9th Nov London Leicester Square Theatre
08448 733 433, www.leicestersquaretheatre.com
Fri 22nd Nov Birmingham Glee Club
0871 472 0400, www.glee.co.uk/birmingham
Tues 26th Nov Exeter Barnfield
01392 271 808, www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk
Wed 27th Nov Nottingham Glee Club
0871 472 0400, www.glee.co.uk/nottingham
Thurs 5th Dec Gravesend Woodville Halls
01474 33 77 74, www.woodville.co.uk