Simon Butteriss

The Diary of a Nobody

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The Diary of a Nobody, the comic masterpiece by George Grossmith and his brother Weedon, has been a best-selling novel since its publication in 1892.

Now Simon Butteriss, well-known all over the world in Grossmith's G&S roles (as well as playing Grossmith himself in the television film A Salaried Wit and the BBC radio drama I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major General) has adapted the book into an hilarious solo entertainment and premieres the show at this year's Festival. We will meet him as the hapless Charles Pooter, struggling to retain his dignity in the face of accident-prone Fate, his headstrong wife Carrie, his wayward son Lupin and his not always supportive friends Cummings and Gowing.