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An invite to the online, international Storm Book Launch!

by Linzy 18th Sep 2014 | 12 comments

Do you want to watch Tim launch his lovely new book, Storm, and get yourself a signed limited edition print, available exclusively in connection with this event? Well you’re in luck then! Excellent.

On 6th October 2014, 7pm (BST), Tim will launch the illustrated book version of Storm, at an event live-streamed over the web from Soho House in Los Angeles and you could be watching!

To view the live stream, you’ll need to purchase the special Launch Edition of the book from Bookomi, here, before the book launch. They ship internationally, so you’ll be able to join in wherever you are in the world! (Postage and packing will be calculated for you at checkout).

We know many of you will have already pre-ordered a copy of Storm but we reckon you’ll want to get your hands on this version too, as it comes with an exclusive, numbered, high-quality art print. These beautiful prints will be signed by DC Turner and Tracy King and the first 1,000 will bear Tim’s autograph too!

The deluxe hardback collector’s edition, numbered and signed by Tim, has now sold out, so if you missed out on that, this is a chance to get your hands on something exclusive and signed.

You’ll also be able to submit questions to Tim, on Twitter, using a hashtag that’ll be released one hour before the event by @bookomi, who’ll be live-tweeting photos and tasty snippets throughout the launch, from LA and London!

Storm Book Launch - 6th October 2014

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More good news! So F**king Rock So F*****g Rock is now available to stream on Hulu right here.

Filmed at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre in May 2008 (in front of a glamorous and clearly intelligent audience, gathered from all over the UK) the show includes such favourite songs as Canvas Bags, Inflatable You, Rock n Roll Nerd, If You Really Loved Me, Not Perfect, Darkside and many more! PLUS hilarious talky-bits in-between songs.

This is some vintage Minchin and a chance to hark back to the days our fashion hero wore a long coat and much roomier trousers.

Only the other day we announced that the full-length version of Tim Minchin and the Heritage Orchestra, Live at the Royal Albert Hall was available on Hulu, on the Comedy Dynamics channel. If you’re subscribed, keep an eye on Netflix as the Heritage Orchestra show will be available on there too, from the 15th October.

Get ready to sing along. All together now: I am so F-asterisk-asterisk-asterisk-asterisk-asterisk-g rock… and breathe…

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hulu-orchestraHave any of you Americans worn out your recording of Tim’s Showtime special, wanted to see the full show, or were otherwise unable to watch it? If so, then today we have some Rather Good News for you!

The full-length version of Tim Minchin and the Heritage Orchestra, Live at the Royal Albert Hall is now available for you to stream over at Hulu, on the Comedy Dynamics channel!

Recorded in 2011, the show features a raft of your favourite Tim songs, fully orchestrated and backed by the incredible 55-piece Heritage Orchestra. Oh, and there are some jokes in there too.

You can watch Tim in all his barefooted, kohl-rimmed glory now, at this very link: http://www.hulu.com/watch/682332

Those of you subscribed to Netflix are also in luck, as the show will be available there next week!

Are you still reading? Get to it and get watching!

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As we announced here, a while back, Just For Laughs (JFL42) are hosting a ten day comedy festival, this month, in Toronto and Tim will be performing. Initially there was just one show planned for Thursday 18th September at 9:30pm at an unknown venue. We can now confirm that this will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre!

Due to his extreme popularity, JFL42 have given Tim two more shows at the same venue:
Friday 19th September at 7pm and Saturday 20th September at 7pm.

JFL42 is a pass-based festival. There are various passes available, priced from $49. For more information on how the passes work, visit the JFL42 website.

After you Choose Your Pass you can Reserve Act 33: Tim Minchin.

There are six Headline acts: Seth Meyers, Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes, Joe Rogan and Nick Offerman, while Paul F Tompkins, Deanne Smith, Tig Notaro, Doug Benson and Tim are just some of the other 42 acts. You can check out the full 42 here.

Might want to get a wiggle on! These shows are only two weeks away.

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The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical will hold a special Gala performance in aid of BBC Children in Need.

Taking place on Tuesday 4th November, 2014, the evening will be hosted by Sir Terry Wogan, with the big furry teddy bear (sorry, not that one) the charity’s mascot Pudsey, also in attendance.

BBC Radio 2 presenters and celebrities will join members of the public for this splendid evening, where at least 50% of the proceeds from the performance will go to the BBC Children in Need Appeal and its work with disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

Tickets for this magical Gala performance are already on sale via SEE tickets. Prices range from £20 – £100 with tickets priced at £100 including a glass of Rose Champagne, a programme and a limited edition Matilda The Musical tote bag.

Further information can be found at www.bbc.co.uk/radio2

In more marvellous news: There are now performances of Matilda The Musical, at the Cambridge Theatre, through until 20th December, 2015, with tickets for the new booking period on sale Monday 15th September, 2014.

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