AN award-winning writer and comedian is set to return after two years of cancelled shows.

Andy Hamilton is delighted to be getting out of the house and provide his Colchester audience with an evening of comic reflection and revelations.

With more than 40 years of experience in comedy, Andy is set to reveal what he has learned over the years.

Mr Hamilton's career began in 1976 as a contributor to Radio 4’s Weekending before he went on to pick up a raft of awards for co-writing and co-directing household TV classics such as Drop the Dead Donkey and Outnumbered.

His TV satires turned up the heat on Westminster with Ballot Monkeys and Power Monkeys and with his co-writer Guy Jenkin also penned and directed the hit British comedy What We Did On Our Holiday.

A second series of their latest sitcom Kate & Koji starring Brenda Blethyn, is currently being filmed for ITV.

Audiences will have the opportunity to ask Andy questions on an topic at Mercury Theatre show in Colchester on Wednesday, July 13.

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