The Freewheeling John Dowie

By John Dowie

A memoir about cycling and stand-up comedy

Monday, 31 October 2016

The Great London Book Tour

I will be reading extracts from ‘The Freewheeling John Dowie’ in a double bill with comedian/writer/musician Dave Cohen. The readings will begin with Dave performing his show “Music Was My First Love” at 8. 00. I’ll follow him at 8. 45. 

Here are the dates and the venues:.

Big Green Bookshop Wood Lane, North London on Thursday November 10th at 8. 00.

Big Green Bookshop

Unit 1, Brampton Park Rd., Wood Green, London N22 6BG.

020 8881 6767

Admission free/pay what you like.

Bookseller Crow Crystal Palace on Friday 18 November at 8.00.

Bookseller Crow

50 Westow Street Crystal Palace London SE19 3AF 

020 8771 8831

Admission £3.

Clapham Books Clapham Common on Thursday 24th November at 8. 00pm.

Clapham Books

26 The Pavement, Clapham Common, SW4 0JA

020 7627 2797

Admission free/pay what you like.

DAVE COHEN: "The complexities of Jewish family life, the middle eastern geo-political situation and the Bristol punk scene all deftly handled by Dave in his bitter-sweet and very funny magnum opus." Phill Jupitus 

JOHN DOWIE: “Judging from these extracts, The Freewheeling John Dowie will be a delightful and droll collection of anecdotes from an offbeat life, sure to amuse. That they contain an insight into the pre-comedy circuit world of entertainment is only a bonus.” Steve Bennett

Please come. And bring a friend. Or several friends. And some wine. Or several wines ... 

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