13-16 June 2024

David Baddiel


David Baddiel is a comedian, author, screenwriter, and television presenter. In 1992, he performed to 12,500 people with Rob Newman at the Wembley arena in the UK’s first-ever arena comedy show and was credited as turning comedy into “The New Rock’n’Roll”. This followed the hit TV shows The Mary Whitehouse Experience (BBC2) and Newman and Baddiel in Pieces (BBC2). Alongside The Lightning Seeds, the pair also wrote the seminal football anthem Three Lions. David has made several acclaimed documentaries, including the 2016 travel documentary David Baddiel On The Silk Road (Discovery) and in 2017, The Trouble with Dad (Channel4). More recently, he created and presented Confronting Holocaust Denial and Social Media, Anger, and Us on BBC2. David has published nine hugely successful children’s books and Most recently he published the Sunday Times bestselling non-fiction polemic Jews Don’t Count, and due to the success of this book, David has also written and presented a documentary under the same title for channel 4. This is due to be released in late 2022. David has created and starred in several returning radio shows, including Heresy (BBC Radio 4), Don’t Make Me Laugh (BBC Radio 4), and David Baddiel Tries to Understand (BBC Radio 4). David Baddiel returned to stand-up comedy in 2013 with his critically acclaimed show, Fame: Not The Musical. In Spring 2016 David premiered My Family: Not the Sitcom, which ran on London’s West End for 15 weeks and was nominated for an Olivier Award. His latest show, Trolls: Not the Dolls, toured in 2020 and 2021.

All sessions by David Baddiel

Yes, Yes yes, For the Love of Joyce

16 Jun 2024
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