Press release issued 17 April 2012
Drama students at the University of Bristol had the opportunity to see comedians David Walliams and Jack Whitehall as they formed part of the audience for a hit television show.
Students from the Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television jumped at the chance to see two of the county’s famous faces in action.
In tonight’s episode, being aired on Channel 4 at 10.30pm, Whitehall is joined in Bristol by former drama student David Walliams (BA 1992) as he performs his stand-up routine in The Bottle Yard, an old bottle factory in Hengrove.
Before the stand-up show, Jack shares his experience of the West Country, staying with a local family and working on their farm. He also goes undercover as Banksy to witness how much Bristolians love their local hero.
Comedian Jack Whitehall in Hit the Road Jack
Image by Channel 4