(Brian) Arthur John SMITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-11-27
Education Roan Sch, UEA (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations giving up smoking, sleeping
Clubs Kilcoynes
Style Arthur Smith, Esq
Career writer and comedian; former teacher and road sweeper, fndr memb National Revue Co, hosted First Exposure (BBC) and Paramount City (BBC), reg contrib Loose Ends (Radio 4), fndr comedy double act Fiasco Job Job with Phil Nice (C4 series Arthur and Phil Go Off 1985); author of plays: Live Bed Show (nominated for Perrier and Independent Theatre Awards 1989, Garrick Theatre 1995), Trench Kiss, An Evening With Gary Lineker (with Chris England, Edinburgh Festival then Duchess Theatre and Vaudeville Theatre (nominated Best Comedy Olivier Awards 1992)) 1991-92, Arthur Smith sings Andy Williams (Edinburgh, London, NY) 1992-93, Sod (with Nigel Cole) 1993; presenter: Sentimental Journeys (BBC Radio 4) 1994-2000, Excess Baggage (BBC Radio 4), Arthur Smith's Balham Bash (Radio 4) 2010; wrote and performed: Hamlet 1995, The Smith Lectures (BBC Radio 2) 1996-; screenplay My Summer with Des (BBC 1) 1998, Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen (Edinburgh) 2000, Dante's Inferno 2003, Arthur Smith's Swan Lake 2005; self-proclaimed Greatest Artist in the World, Artwart (exhibition Edinbugh, 2007), artutart (exhibition, 2007); winner If Comedy Award 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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