Basil Brush booms to resort

Basil Brush.
Basil Brush.

A famous cheeky fox will be stopping off in Morecambe next month.

Basil Brush will be booming his way to The Platform this summer with his “Full on Fox Tour.”

The fictional fox has celebrated more than 50 years in entertainment and The Basil Brush Show on BBC TV has been seen by millions of viewers all over the globe from 1968 through to today.

Now he is back on the road along with his TV chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey).

Together they will take the audience on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in a brand new specially written ‘live’ stage show packed with fun and excitement.

The show takes place on Saturday, August 8, at 2.30pm.

Audiences will also be able to meet Basil and Mr Stephen after the show.

Tickets cost £14 adult, £12 child, £42 family and are available from the box office on 01524 582803 or online at www.lancaster.gov.uk/platform-tickets.

Basil The show was BAFTA nominated and voted best comedy show on TV.

The fox is best known for his appearances on daytime British children’s TV and his catchphrase “Ha Ha Ha! Boom! Boom!”

The character claims to dislike puppets, and says his most prized possession is his “brush”, this being the traditional name for a fox’s tai