Books on Beechwood is excited to welcome Newfoundland comedy legend Andy Jones to the store on Sunday, October 27. He will be signing copies of his children’s books Jack and the Manger, The Queen of Paradise’s Garden, and Jack & Mary from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
“Andy Jones has been a professional writer and actor for over forty years. He has written five critically acclaimed one-man comedy shows: Out of the Bin, Still Alive, King O’ Fun, To The Wall and An Evening with Uncle Val. He has extensively toured, to critical acclaim, across Canada as well as to Glasgow (Scotland) and Waterford (Ireland). He is well known in Canada as one of the groundbreaking members of the Newfoundland comedy troupe CODCO, in both its theatrical and television incarnations. His projects have been released on CD (Letters from Uncle Val), DVD (The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood) and as television films (King O’ Fun).”
Andy is currently in Ottawa performing at the NAC in his own adaptation of Moliere’s Tartuffe set in 1939 Newfoundland. The play runs now through November 2, 2013. http://nac-cna.ca/en/englishtheatre/event/5065