24th February 2018
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Comedian Phill Jupitus confirms Shetland gig as part of national tour

Comedian and television/radio presenter Phill Jupitus is set to bring his new stand-up comedy show Juplicity to Shetland as part of a UK national tour next summer.

Funny man Phill Jupitus

Funny man Phill Jupitus

In the show he aims to create laughs out of the chaos of his own life and the uncertain world that surrounds it.

Jupitus – perhaps best known for his long-term team captaincy on the BBC2 music quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks – will appear at Mareel on Saturday 22nd July.

In addition to his stand-up career and 19-year run on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, he also appears as a regular guest on panel shows such as QI.

He is a regular panellist on the award winning I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue Radio 4 show and was BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast show presenter for five years and also filled in for Steve Wright on his BBC Radio 2 afternoon show.

Earlier this year Jupitus toured the UK and Ireland with the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, starring as Baron Bomburst/Lord Scrumptious, while last August he also played Bottom in the Bath Theatre Royal production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Tickets are available.

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