Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist

Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist

Show type: Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Paul's co-written or worked on many much-loved comedy shows – The Vicar of Dibley, I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, Mrs Brown's Boys, Spitting Image and Roald Dahl's Esio Trot starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench. Now Paul has Parkinson's, but he's still laughing. Following an award-winning BBC documentary Parkinson's: The Funny Side and a triumphant debut at London's Comedy Store, here's a one-man show about the therapeutic power of comedy. Paul is not contagious, but he is worth catching. 'Very funny – and moving too' (Richard Curtis). 'An inspiration' (Audience member with Parkinson's).

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Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist

In 2011, at the age of 58, Vicar of Dibley co-writer Paul Mayhew-Archer was diagnosed with Parkinson’s.

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