Music-loving Richard performs for one night only

By County Echo Reporter in Entertainment

FOR one night only, Richard Digance will perform at the Torch Theatre on Friday, 26 May at 7.30pm.

He is respected by comedians for his original material and by musicians for being an accomplished performer/guitarist, his loyal following confirms his wide appeal.

Audiences of all ages are attracted by both his guitar playing and the fact he has inspired many modern-day performers, to the super-loyal who have followed Richard since the time he had his own ITV series and even further when he started out in folk clubs.

His evergreen career has been acknowledged through numerous awards within both the music and entertainment industries, from a BAFTA Nomination as a TV entertainer to a Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters.

He is included in The Virgin Anthology of Songwriters for his important contribution to British comedy songwriting.

With a BAFTA Nomination as TV Entertainer Of The Year and Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers, he turned his back on show biz for his first love of music and live performance.

4,000 live shows, 62 British tours, 14 books, three stage plays, 32 albums and nearly 4 million YouTube visits says it all.

He composed the audio book music for Bill Bryson’s best-seller ‘The Road To Little Dribbling,’ His Animal Alphabet poems, serialised by the BBC, are used as English Teaching Aids, in 14 countries from The USA to Swaziland, his guitar instrumentals are used on numerous TV productions.

He supported Robin Williams at The London Palladium, and supported Steve Martin in The USA. On TV he played guitar with Queen’s Brian May, Status Quo and The Moody Blues. Yes, after 50 years he’s still what he loves.

Richard Digance will perform at the Torch Theatre on Friday, 26 May at 7.30pm.

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