Henley Festival
Henley Festival

Andy Parsons

7:15 pm on Thursday 7th July 2022

The Comedy Club - Sponsored by Beckhoff


Andy is a multi-award winning comedian who started his career writing for Weekending and Smith & Jones, and went on to become one of the main writers on the ground-breaking Spitting Image satirical puppet show.  As well as being a regular on Mock The Week for ten years, Andy has performed on numerous radio & TV shows including Live at the Apollo, QI, Saturday Live, The Stand Up Show, The Comedy Store, The PMQ show, Scrooby Trevithick and Parsons & Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections.

Andy’s comedy awards include the Time Out Comedy Award, the New Zealand International Comedy Award, the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Award and the Cannes Media Festival Silver Dolphin Award. To date he has done six sell-out National tours and released 4 DVDs – ‘Britain’s Got Idiots’, ‘Gruntled’ , ‘Slacktivist’ & ‘Live & Unleashed – but Naturally Cautious’, as well as releasing a podcast Slacktivist Action Group, recorded monthly at the Soho Theatre. He has also appeared on Question Time, The Daily Politics, This Week & Newsnight,  and writes columns for The Independent.


FESTIVAL TIPS

ARRIVE EARLY

There’s so much to experience at the Festival it’s worth being ready to go when the gates open at 5pm.

DIG OUT YOUR BEST FROCK

You can never be overdressed at Henley!

FOOD & DRINK

DRINK WITH A VIEW

Head to the Moet Champagne lawn for a glass of fizz and an amazing view of the river.

HUNGRY?

All our non-bookable restaurants are open throughout the evening and are less busy during the floating stage concert.

YOUR VISIT

WHAT SHALL I WEAR?

The Festival has a black tie dress code.

WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?

The car park opens at 4pm, Festival gates open at 5pm.

DO I NEED A WRISTBAND?

Wristbands will be given out at the Festival gates upon presentation of a valid ticket.

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