Ken Worthington here, and I can only apologise enough for the long delay since my last email. In fact, so long has it been since my last epistle I've added a 'W' to the title of this bulletin. So welcome to..
'Worthington's Worthwhile aWaiting Wafflings'!
The most exciting news for John Shuttleworth fans is that the BBC has asked John to record a half hour Christmas Special of The Shuttleworths to be aired on the snooty station at 7.15 pm on Sunday December 30th.
What fantastic news, I'm sure you'll agree. In readiness, John has already cleaned the tape heads of his cassette recorder, but not with a soapy rag - OR Malibu (though I understand some form of alcohol is required!).
John has also been commissioned to write a book about his life to be published in 2019. I'm not sure when but hopefully in time for next Christmas. I'll keep you posted on its progress. Its publication may well coincide with a live tour which I hope will please the many fans who feared John would never tour again. Of course he will - as long as his Y Reg has had a new clutch cable fitted, and Mary is satisfied that all non essential DIY jobs have been completed before John hits the road.
Finally, a call to all fans in the Glasgow area - that nice fellow called Graham is performing his show 'Completely Out Of Character' this coming Monday August 27th at 6pm at the Glasgow Stand Comedy Club. It features wonderful songs and stories from Graham's showbiz career plus a very poor impersonation of John and even me apparently ! Tickets can be bought here https://www.thestand.co.uk/show/30442/graham_fellows_completely_out_of_character
Graham will also be touring the show in November but this is your last chance to catch it north of the border.
Oo, and punk rock fans - don't forget to book your tickets to see Jilted John (of 'Gordon is a Moron' game) on his 40th Anniversary tour throughout October. John Otway is the special guest and tickets are only £20 or less and can be found here http://www.jiltedjohn.co.uk/
Well, that's all for now, folks. Don't forget to tune into the new Xmas Special on December 30th, and remember you can follow John on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/johnshuttlewrth and on Twitter @johnshuttlewrth
Tara for now
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