Legend John in solo tour

John Cleese
John Cleese

legendary comic performer John Cleese brings his debut solo tour to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from May 12-15.

Best known for his idiosyncratic turns in Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Fawlty Towers, the 71-year-old will bring his unique comedic perspective to audiences across the UK as part of his modestly-titled show An Evening With The Legendary John Cleese.

Cleese has achieved a lot in his caree,r which started as a sketch writer for the BBC’s Dick Emery Show and then The Frost Report.

After this, stardom beckoned, and Monty Python was created, with Cleese co-writing and starring in three series and three films. He went on to achieve further great success as the neurotic hotel manager Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers, which he co-wrote with his then wife Connie Booth.

After huge UK success, John went on to crack the USA with A Fish Called Wanda (which he wrote and starred in with Jamie Lee Curtis) and appear as Q in two James Bond films.

John Cleese explained: “It is an evening of well-honed anecdotes, psychoanalytical titbits, details of recent surgical procedures, and unprovoked attacks on former colleagues, especially Michael Palin.”

Tickets cost £20 to £32.50 and are available from the box office on 0115 989 5555.