Paul Whitehouse and John Bailey - How we fish
Tales from the Riverbank
Sunday 5 November 2023 at 7.30pm
The Anvil, Basingstoke
Paul and John have been devout fishermen for longer than they care to remember. A hobby, past time, or sport – call it what you want – they have felt the pull of the water ever since they were kids and have never missed the chance to set up on the bank and try their luck.
Join the two fishermen as they come together to celebrate the rich tapestry that is fishing – from mentors to memories; from philosophy to modern jargon; from watercraft to becoming self-styled ‘Fishing Detectives’. Punctuated by brilliant stories and recollections from fishing day trips past, How We Fish is the perfect way to spend an autumn evening – warm, funny, and rich in the wonders of the riverbank.
Paul Whitehouse is a comedian, actor and co-star of the BBC show Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing, alongside his old friend Bob Mortimer. Behind the scenes, John Bailey has been the fishing consultant on the show since it first aired in 2018, and is a respected fishing writer, as well as TV broadcaster, photographer, and campaigner.
Each ticket purchased includes a copy of Paul and John’s new book How We Fish: The Love, Life and Joy of the Riverbank.
Tickets are priced at £49 (includes £4 booking fee). For more information and to book, go to the Anvil Arts website anvilarts.org.uk or call the Anvil Arts box office on 01256 844244.