An evening with the legendary broadcaster and foreign correspondent

In association with Cockermouth LIVE!

Fascinating and often hilarious, this two hour audio-visual presentation treats the audience to recollections from a life spent on the front lines of rock & roll, and on the front lines of some of the world’s most extreme and dangerous countries. Andy...

  • has visited 97 of the world’s 194 countries
  • owns an LP and CD collection weighing seven tons
  • is a freelance broadcaster, journalist and foreign correspondent
  • has won more Sony Radio Awards than any other broadcaster
  • has reported for the BBC from three civil wars and one volcanic eruption
  • once had to rescue Mike Tyson
  • was immortalised by Nick Hornby in High Fidelity

Andy’s one-man show has become a hugely successful highlight of many literary festivals - including a sold-out appearance at Hay-on-Wye - and a popular draw at theatres and arts centres around the UK. 

Tickets for this are likely to sell out, so please do book in advance to avoid disappointment.

"The finest British broadcaster bar none. A real broadcast journalist, a real achiever, a real someone, an amazing man" - Stephen Fry

"A national treasure and born again hero" - Daily Telegraph

"It's his ability to convey a sense of moment-by-moment aliveness that makes Andy Kershaw the greatest living English-language broadcaster" - Toby Litt

"Kershaw has had one hell of a life... strange and comic" - The Independent on Sunday


Full price: £15