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Milton Jones on the Sunday Hangover show

It’s difficult to describe a household name as ‘on the up’ but on the Sunday Hangover show, we managed it.  

Comedian Milton Jones called in this week to tell us about his forthcoming tour, Lion Whisperer; the demand for which is such that he’ll shortly be announcing a whopping 20 extra dates;  pretty hot stuff for a comedian.

 

Add frequent appearances on Mock the Week and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow, award winning radio comedy and the possibility of a sitcom (was that an exclusive revelation, Milton?) and perhaps this is a man on the cusp of national treasure status? 

 

So, aside from sell the hottest ticket in town, what does life sound like for Milton Jones right now?  To our ears, pretty ok.  Milton described how his growing TV presence has kids pointing at him in the street - at least he has an excuse now - and how mundane activities like eating sandwiches are becoming spectator sports.  But if the stresses of fame get too much, the comedians’ comedian can take comfort in kicking lumps out of fellow comics in his (highly competitive/questionable skill) games of football, with neighbours like Sean Meo and Stewart Francis.  If that isn’t an amazing sounding spectacle....

 

....go and see Milton.  He’s at the Colchester Arts Centre, on Saturday 5th March 2011. 

Call 01206 500900 or check online   http://www.miltonjones.com/

 

 

 

  

The tunes that accompanied the show this week:

Futureheads - Hounds Of Love
Scouting For Girls - Don't Want To Leave You
Ash - You Can't Have It All
George Michael - Faith
Lady GaGa - Paparazzi
Prince - Let's Go Crazy
Oasis - Live Forever
Gorillaz - Dare
Pulp - Do You Remember The First Time
Queen - We Will Rock You
Gwen Stefani - Wind It Up
Madness - Night Boat To Cairo
INXS - Mystify

Egyptian Hip Hop - Rad Pitt

 

 

 



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