Billy brings laughter next week

Billy Pearce

Billy Pearce

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Multi-award winning comic Billy Pearce stars at Morecambe’s Platform on Saturday, May 17.

Billy’s awards include a British Comedy Award, Solo Comedian of the Year and Best TV Comedy Newcomer at the London Palladium.

He went on stage for the first time, aged six, at the Empire in Leeds as a Siamese twin in the King and I.

Billy’s life changed when he appeared in the final of top talent show New Faces. He was quickly snapped up for TV and stage appearances, leading to his first series for BBC television, ‘You Gotta be Joking’.

Since then, Billy has hosted and appeared in the Children’s Royal Variety Performance and taken part in Royal Variety Shows, appeared on TV shows including Through the Keyhole, Blankety Blank and Tonight at the London Palladium.

He has put his acting skills to good use on ITV’s Heartbeat and the BBC drama The Street.

The comedy starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £17 and are available online at www.lancaster.gov.uk/platform-tickets, by calling the box office on 01524 582803.