Steve Pemberton stars in Dead Funny.

Steve Pemberton stars as Brian in Terry Johnson’s 21st anniversary production of Dead Funny.

Eleanor wants a baby.  Her husband would oblige but he’s too busy running the Dead Funny Society. When comedy heroes Frankie Howerd and Benny Hill die in the same week the Dead Funny Society gathers for a celebration of laughter and hilarity. But Eleanor’s grin, hides a grimace. When your marriage is deader than either Morcambe or Wise it’s hard to see the funny side of things.

Steve Pemberton is an English actor, writer, comedian and screenwriter, best known as being a member of the sketch comedy team The League of Gentlemen.

Steve’s theatre credits include She Stoops to Conquer (National Theatre), The 25th Annual Puttnam County Spelling Bee (Donmar Warehouse), The Drowsy Chaperone and Art (West End).

In addition to The League of Gentlemen, his recent television credits include Happy Valley, Whitechapel, Inside No.9, Benidorm, Psychoville, Mapp & Lucia and Doctor Who.

Steve’s film credits include Death on the Nile, The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Mr. Bean’s Holiday and Football Managers.

Dead Funny runs from 27 October 2016 until 4 February 2017 at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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