Dave Johns: I, Fillum Star

3rd Aug 2017 - 27th Aug 2017

King Dome - Pleasance Dome


Suitable for ages 16 and above


What happens to a comedian when he's plucked from obscurity by master film maker Ken Loach and cast in the title role of one of the most acclaimed and talked about British films in 25 years? I, Daniel Blake became a beacon for social realism and, for Dave Johns, a rollercoaster ride of red carpet surrealism. From Cannes to the BAFTAs, he was there, wide-eyed. Now, he's back doing the thing he loves best – making people laugh. What did Woody Allen say to Dave in the lift at the Intercontinental Hotel, Cannes?

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