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Saturday 7 October 2023, 7.30pm

An Audience with Henry Blofeld

An Audience with Henry Blofeld

Presented by Saffron Hall in association with Clive Conway Productions

Henry Blofeld smiling at the camera

A broadcasting legend in his own words. Adored as the unmistakable voice of English cricket for nearly half a century, ‘Blowers’ brings his wit and wisdom to the stage. It’s not all about cricket – “if you think you’re going to learn the forward defensive, you’ll be sadly disappointed” he quips.

This is the story of a long and colourful life well lived, told in his own inimitable style. As bubbly and irrepressible onstage as he was behind the mic, there are enough irreverent anecdotes and meandering digressions to fill many a Test Match Special rain break. A special evening in the company of a quintessential Englishman and of the great raconteurs.

Performance information

Running time

2 hours 20 minutes

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old

Booking information

Seating style

Cabaret table seating will be available for this performance.

Discounts

Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Ten for £10

This event is part of our Ten for £10 scheme. We will release ten £10 tickets for sale at 10am on the morning of this performance.

Transport

Shuttle bus

Pre-show shuttle bus will be operating from Audley End Station to Saffron Hall. This service is free to use, with no need to book in advance

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Information for your visit

Saturday 7 October 2023, 7.30pm

Schedule

All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Pre-show shuttle bus

6.30pm - 7.30pm
Operating from Audley End Station to Saffron Hall. This service is free to use, with no need to book in advance.

When to arrive

6.30pm - 7.15pm
We have over 400 free parking spots for anyone driving.

Foyer opens

6.30pm
Enjoy a drink at the bar before the auditorium opens.

Auditorium opens

7pm
Get your tickets ready for checking, find your seats, sit back and relax.

Show starts

7.30pm

Interval

Interval (20 mins)

Show ends

9.50pm (approx)

Post-show shuttle bus

9.50pm – 10.50pm
Operating from Saffron Hall to Audley End Station

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old

Location

Saffron Hall

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH

Transport

Shuttle bus

Operating from Audley End Station to Saffron Hall. This service is free to use, with no need to book in advance.
More info

Additional information

Drinks

For this event, you're welcome to bring drinks purchased from our bar into the event with you.

Cloakroom

We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

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Parking

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