MASTERMIND OF THE ONE-LINERS
Award-winning stand-up comedian is this year’s host
TIM VINE TO FRONT THE MAGNIFICENT MELODIC MACHINE
This year’s Railway Ball host is comedian, actor, writer and presenter Tim Vine. Twice winner of best joke at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tim currently fronts his own chat show on Radio 4, featuring off the cuff interviews with members of the audience, who he has never met.
THE MAN BEHIND THE MASTERFUL ONE-LINER
The Telegraph sums up Tim’s appeal “Older audiences like him because he’s a throwback to how things used to be, younger ones because they haven’t seen anything like him. Women enjoy him because he isn’t angry, and men because he doesn’t endlessly flog the dog-eared, bloke-as-perpetual-loser routines.” Read more
COMING UP IN 2018
Next year see’s Tim tour with the Sunset Milk Idiot show. The first date at the Eventim (Hammersmith) Apollo, London on 11th May 2018 has been announced promising silly new jokes, new homemade props, and daft ditties, done on the hoof but with the appearance of confidence.