The Freewheeling John Dowie

By John Dowie

A memoir about cycling and stand-up comedy

Tuesday, 3 May 2016


“It’s Alive! It’s Alive!”


On May 19th at I will be performing a thirty-minute extract from “The Freewheeling John Dowie” at the Poetry Café (in London’s Covent Garden) as the special guest of comedy stalwart DAVE COHEN.

Dave is a writer, comedian, Perrier nominee, a founder member of the Comedy Store Players and has written for many shows including Have I Got News For You and Not Going Out. He co-created the Radio 4 hit series 15 Minute Musical and has written songs for the BBC’s Horrible Histories (Children’s BAFTA Best Comedy 2010 and 2011 and Best Sketch Show at the British Comedy Awards). Dave will be performing his new stand-up poem MUSIC WAS MY FIRST LOVE, a “tale of music, falling out with dad and other folks”.

The performance takes place at 8.00 pm at:

The Poetry Café

22 Betterton Street

London WC2H 9BX

020 7420 9888

Tickets are £7 (through Paypal) and are available from





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