PAUL Tonkinson (pictured), who is the headliner at the Coastal Comedy evening at Poole’s Lighthouse arts centre on Saturday 14th September, is a comedian, radio presenter and television personality, best known for presenting The Big Breakfast and The Sunday Show.
A regular on the comedy circuit for more than 25 years, he was the 1992 Time Out New Act of the Year and Time Out Stand Up Comic of the Year in 1997.
His shows include entertaining reflections on love, family and the idiosyncrasies of 21st century living. .
The September edition of Coastal Comedy, compered by local comic Adrienne Coles in the Sherling Studio, will begin with the talented and very funny Michael Fabbri who has previously supported top comedians including Lucy Porter and Stephen K Amos, and had his own series, Dyslexicon, on BBC Radio 4, and Tom Taylor whose act combines smart and silly in equal measure with a sprinkling of quirky musical one-liners.