An Evening with Tommy Cooper - Clean Stand Up Comedian | London & Amsterdam, Netherlands(6 Reviews)
Based In: London & Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Show is 1 x 60+ minute set in which Stephen performs a throw back in time cabaret show based on Tommy Coopers live performances, the show includes original Tommy Cooper material and props, classic one liners and comical mayhem that Tommy was famous for, the show also includes the hilarious bottle routine and other classic magic tricks and finishes off with the famous 'Hat Routine'
The show is family friendly with some audience participation.
In 1993 Stephen gave up his dangerous profession has a commercial diver in the offshore oil & gas industry to pursue an acting career.
Stephen got his first break in acting professionally at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven when the artistic director Mike James auditioned and Casted Stephen in the lead role has Tommy Cooper in “Frankie & Tommy” a play centered around the early days of Tommy’s career when he was performing for British Troops in Egypt during WW2
Stephen received rave reviews for his portrayal of Tommy which inspired two veterans of comedy, Denis Kirkland For ... mer director of the TV series “Tommy Cooper Half Hour” and Vince Powell a prolific comedy writer for TV to write and produce a stage show ‘Tribute to Tommy Cooper’ for Stephen.
Stephen was honored when he was introduced to Tommy’s widow Gwen Cooper after which Stephen became a good friend and regular visitor to her home in Chiswick when performing in and around London. On one visit Gwen gave Stephen an original Fez worn by Tommy and various small stage props that Stephen still uses today in his show.
From 1995 Stephen toured with show extensively throughout the UK and overseas including Cruise Ships, Major Holiday Companies and along the way has worked with some great artists including, Norman Wisdom, Jim Davidson, Bradley Walsh, The Barron Knights, Chaz and Dave, Joe Longthorne, Madeline Bell, Nicolas Parsons, Mike Reed, Jimmy Cricket and many more.
In 2004 after a 2 year residency in Lanzarote performing at Clubs and Hotels on the Island, Stephen decided to ‘rest’ the show to pursue other ventures and now in 2019 the Show is set to return in “An evening with Tommy Cooper”
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The Tommy Cooper show has appeared on Cruise ships, In theatres, Hotels, Clubs and Bars throughout Spain and the UK, The show has also appeared in Venues in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain.
Thomson Sun Holidays; Spain (Canary Islands and Mainland) Cyprus, Crete,
Cruise Ships; Emerald, Sapphire (Thomson Cruises) Mediterranean and Caribbean
BBC (Relics with Mark Lamaar)
BBC (Carole Smilley Show)
Regis Hotel Bahrain
Rock Bottoms Dubai
British Club Abu Dhabi
Elepante Cabaret Club Malaga
Buck Shot Netherlands
Southern Water Board
Joe Longthorne tour (Support act)
Chaz & Dave (Support act)
Bradley Walsh (Support Act)
Hampshire Cricket Club
Welsh Rugby Clubs ...
Wentworth Golf Club
UK Social clubs and Theatres
British Lawn Tennis Association
Stephen toured with the show extensively from 1995 throughout the UK and worked with some great artists such as Jim Davidson, Joe Longthorne, Jimmy Cricket, Norman Wisdom, Nicholas Parsons, Chaz & Dave, Bradley Walsh, Barron Knights, Madeline Bell and many more.
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