Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit
The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.
*Larks in Transit* is a compendium of travellers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, surreal tangents and trademark intelligence, he tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness. Plus, Bill fashions a symphony from a ringtone, tells the real story of Old McDonald, and a re-imagines the Stars and Stripes. Two decades of touring larks from a comic described by the Sunday Times as ‘a virtuoso’, what the Daily Telegraph calls ‘the brainiest comic of his generation’.