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Congress Theatre, Eastbourne – Friday 11 October, 7.30pm

National treasure Pam Ayres returns to Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre for an evening which promises a lot of laughter from the countries favourite comedy poet on Friday 11 October, 7.30pm.

Pam’s created an incredible career which spans 4 decades as a writer, poet, songwriter and broadcaster, finding the ridiculous in the everyday and gaining millions of fans along the way – as well as an MBE from the 2004 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

She has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years, a career which began in 1975 with an appearance on Opportunity Knocks.

In this new show she will be performing poems from her latest book Up In The Attic, which has just been published, along with classic poems and stories from her long career. Recent TV appearances include Countdown, Springwatch, Celebrity Mastermind, and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. Radio work includes six series of Ayres On The Air, she’s a regular guest on Just A Minute, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, and been allowed the rare honor of being invited back on Desert Island Discs for a second castaway visit!

Pam is the author of several best-selling poetry collections, including The Works, With These Hands, Surgically Enhanced and You Made Me Late Again! She is one of the few authors who has had books in the Sunday Times bestseller charts in almost every decade since the 1970s and her previous book, The Last Hedgehog, topped the list last year.

Many of her poems are in school textbooks around the world and her autobiography, The Necessary Aptitude, was the UK’s bestselling female autobiography of 2011. Her latest poetry book, Up In The Attic, which was released earlier this year, is filled with her trademark hilarity; with poems including the trials of dining out in gastro-pups with Don’t Put My Dinner on the Slate! and the dubious joy of being an exhausted, panic-stricken hostess in The Dinner Party.

Pam Ayres is at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne on Friday 11 October, 7.30pm, tickets are priced at £24.50, to book call the box office on 01323 412000 or online eastbournetheatres.co.uk which now gives the option to print-tickets-at-home.