October 30th, 2011


October 2011


Dear Friends of German Humour,
Welcome to the October newsletter. Is it really six weeks since the last
monthly bulletin? Time really does fly.

Obviously not for Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe, who will now have
to spend a long, long time in prison for what amounts to nothing more than
posting stupid messages on the internet. And unlike Independent columnist
Johann Hari they even did it under their own names.

But let the inappropriate severity of their punishment be a warning to
us all and let’s make sure this bulletin stays on the right side of the
law and doesn’t incite any public disorder!

So, does anyone know what happened with those smelly Dale Farm gypsies…?

But seriously, on the one hand society always criticises kids for being
lazy and unmotivated, and then there are two youngsters trying to get something
going and get sent down for four years for their troubles. What sort of
message does that send out?

The only places where initiative is still rewarded are those all-you-can-physically-eat
Chinese buffet restaurants.

Last week I went to one in Lincoln and I am happy to report that perseverance,
dedication and competitive spirit are indeed alive and kicking in Britain
2011.

Whilst visits to a carvery suffer from the logistical nightmare of having
to balance two kilos of meat, veg and potatoes on the one single plate you’re
allowed, there’s no need for any sort of self-control at a Chinese restaurant,
with its unlimited supply of plates.

The whole restaurant came together and there was a great camaraderie amongst
Lincolnshire’s most committed eaters, every single one of whom was determined
to cause maximum damage to the buffet by relentlessly blitzing it time and
again, bravely taking helping after helping of unidentifiable sustenance
covered in gloopy MRSA sauce.

It was an unrivalled triumph of willpower over taste and restraint and
as such not too different from a traditional family Christmas.

This reminds me of my upcoming Christmas gigs…..(now, that’s a seamless
link!!)

Have a great month

Henning

2011, Monthly Bulletins

Posted by Henning Wehn on Sunday, October 30th, 2011.



July 2017

24 – LONDON – Betsey Trotwood – SOLD OUT – NEW MATERIAL NIGHT – NOT A SHOW
25 – LONDON – Betsey Trotwood – SOLD OUT – NEW MATERIAL NIGHT – NOT A SHOW
26 – LONDON – Betsey Trotwood – SOLD OUT – NEW MATERIAL NIGHT – NOT A SHOW
28 – BARTON on HUMBER – Ropewalk – SOLD OUT
29 – YORK – Barbican – Great Yorkshire Fringe – TICKETS
30 – MACCLESFIELD – Gawsworth Hall – SOLD OUT

August 2017

3 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
4 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
5 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
6 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
10 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
11 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
12 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
13 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
17 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
18 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
19 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS
20 – EDINBURGH – The Queen’s Hall – TICKETS

September 2017

20 – EPSOM – Playhouse – SOLD OUT
21 – DUNSTABLE – Grove Theatre – TICKETS
22 – DARTFORD – The Orchard – TICKETS
23 – TUNBRIDGE WELLS – Assembly Hall – SOLD OUT
29 – CLACTON-on-SEA – Princes Theatre – TICKETS
30 – IPSWICH – Regent Theatre – TICKETS

October 2017

1 – LOWESTOFT – Marina Theatre – TICKETS
4 – BELFAST – Ulster Hall – TICKETS
6 – HIGH WYCOMBE – The Swan – TICKETS
7 – WATFORD – Colosseum – TICKETS
8 – LEAMINGTON SPA – Royal Spa Centre – TICKETS
12 – WREXHAM – William Aston Hall – TICKETS
13 – BIRMINGHAM – Town Hall – SOLD OUT
14 – BIRMINGHAM – Town Hall – SOLD OUT
15 – KETTERING Lighthouse – TICKETS
19 – DONCASTER – Cast – TICKETS
20 – KENDAL – Westmoreland Hall – TICKETS
21 – CARLISLE – Sands Centre – TICKETS
22 – NEWCASTLE – Theatre Royal – TICKETS
26 – LONDON – Hackney Empire – TICKETS
27 – WOLVERHAMPTON – Wulfrun Hall – TICKETS
28 – MELTON MOWBRAY – Melton Theatre – TICKETS
29 – CHESTERFIELD – Pomegranate Theatre – TICKETS

November 2017

2 – BASINGSTOKE – The Anvil – SOLD OUT
3 – CRAWLEY – The Hawth  – TICKETS
8 – READING – Hexagon – TICKETS
9 – CANTERBURY – Marlowe Theatre – TICKETS
11 – STOCKPORT – Plaza – TICKETS
12 – SHREWSBURY – Theatre Severn – SOLD OUT
16 – CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange – TICKETS
17 – BRIGHTON – Dome  – TICKETS
18 – HAYES – Beck Theatre – TICKETS
19 – SALISBURY – City Hall – SOLD OUT
23 – BARNSLEY – Civic Theatre – TICKETS
24 – SCARBOROUGH – The Spa Theatre – TICKETS
25 – NOTTINGHAM – Playhouse – SOLD OUT

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