Winner of the 2016 Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality .
“Mr. Twonkey’s blood type is joy and I am delighted to say he is highly infectious.”
Kate Copstick The Scotsman.
His conniving manager Toe Peak Pines has sent Twonkey over Christmas to the Iquitos Fringe deep in the hot Hallucinogenic Peruvian jungle.
“It’s a proudly eccentric show.”
Steve Bennett Chortle.
“Dark demented comedy”
***** The Stage.
“The thing is: its brilliant”
**** Broadway Baby
“Mr Twonkey the storyteller certainly provides the best value, pound-for-pound, of weirdness anywhere on the Fringe.”
In the past Paul Vickers fronted the cult rock act 'Dawn of the Replicants' for ten years, releasing five studio albums and recording five John Peel sessions for Radio One. Live credits include; Glastonbury, Reading, T in the Park and South-by-South West in Austin Texas. D.O.T.R tracks have been aired on daytime Radio One and playlisted on BBC6 music and XFM. In 1997 the band were named most promising new act by The Times newspaper and in 1998 were nominated for an N.M.E brat award. Since these heady days Paul kept his hand in, recording albums with new project Paul Vickers and The Leg and critical acclaim has been a constant as well as support from local and national radio. In 2009 he branched out into cabaret with shows at the Edinburgh and Brighton Festival Fringe always Twonkey's Something from Twonkey's Cottage in (2010) to Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel (2016). In 2013 Twonkey was a TO&ST (Time Out & Soho Theatre) award nominee which resulted in him playing at the Soho Theatre. Paul has also written a paperback Itchy Grumble (2013) and a play Jennifer's Robot Arm (2015).