Dog pun genius coming to town

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CULT comic Andy Zaltzman is bringing his new stand-up show to Harrogate in June.

The razor-sharp satirist and master of the tortuous pun - here he is cramming 31 dog puns into a five-minute chat about Lou Reed* - appears at the Sitting Room, St George’s Hotel, Ripon Road, on June 13.

Zaltzman is a regular on 5 Live’s 7 Day Sunday, writes and performs on BBC Radio 4’s Tonight with Rory Bremner, and is a columnist for

More importantly, he’s one half of the dazzling satirical podcast, The Bugle, formerly hosted by Times Online and now an independent proposition.

His new show is called Armchair Revolutionary. For tickets, call 07807 476856 or email

*clip may contain some swearing, I can’t remember