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QUACKS on BBC2


I'm in a new sitcom called QUACKS about a bunch of Victorian doctors (although I play a dentist).
It starts tonight (depending on when blogger decides to post this), August 15th at 10pm on BBC2. 
And it's on iPlayer if you miss it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0596dsf
It's quite gory so probably try and eat beforehand. 




Charity Gig - 31st March 7.30pm



Hi there.
I'm doing a gig at the (very nice) New Diorama Theatre near Warren Street this Friday, hosted by The Pin and with Nish Kumar and Lazy Susan for kids' cancer (as in against kids' cancer). Details here. Ben from The Pin is worrying about tickets so I promised I'd pester people about it. Do come if you can/want to. Tom

Gap Year - Thursdays 9pm E4


My new TV show Gap Year starts this Thursday at 9 on E4. 

It's a comedy drama about 4 young people travelling around Asia, and the older guy they can't shake off (played by Tim Key, right)

It's set in China, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Nepal, so as much as anything else, it's a good way to see a lot of lovely places and briefly escape the poor weather/dire political situation.

Here's the trailerwww.youtube.com/watch?v=Fr299XWAUuA

FREEZE At the Soho Theatre - 21-23/12

Me and Key (Tim) are doing our festive FREEZE sort of show at the Soho Theatre on the 22nd and 23rd of December to ideally get everyone more into the idea of Christmas.

We're also doing a SCREENING of our short film about Santa and his elf on the 21st that we mistakenly made in Lapland in 2013 (too cold). And probably another one we made about 10 years ago about New Years Eve as well.

Here's where you can get tickets for FREEZE: www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/freeze/

And here's the SCREENING one: www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/tom-basden-and-tim-key-present-andquot-anthonyandq/


THE CROCODILE


My new play, The Crocodile, based on a Dostoevsky short story, will be at the Manchester International Festival this July. 
All the details are here.

It's about a man that gets eaten by a Crocodile and isn't sure at first and then gets into it. It's surreal and, ideally, funny.

Also, while I've got you, I'm in the latest 5 Dials Podcast reading some of my dogshit novel.
You can listen to that here.

FREEZE at the Soho Theatre - 22-23/12

Me and Key (Tim) will be doing a Christmas flavoured version of our dire double act FREEZE at the Soho Theatre on the 22nd and 23rd of December. Some stuff will be as old as the hills and other things will have been written specially. It's better than this photo suggests.


You can book tickets here

almost certainly the best tom basden-related website on the internet. I mean, I've not checked the whole thing, but I'd be staggered if it wasn't.