You could win tickets to see Rik Mayall’s hilarious comic creation Alan B’Stard when the stage show The New Statesman returns to the Theatre Royal Nottingham in May.

Mayall’s famous television character is brought bang up to date in this brand new instalment by the writers of the original hit TV series, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran.

The show is running from Monday May 7 to Saturday May 12 and the producers have offered a special discount to Notts fans who book in advance.

Adult tickets in the Stalls for the showings on May 7 and 8 are just £10 if booked by Thursday May 3. Call the Theatre Royal Nottingham Box Office on 0115 989 5555 and quote ‘nccc cricket’. also have two pairs of tickets for the May 7 showing up for grabs if you can answer this simple question:

What is the name of Rik Mayall’s main character in The New Statesman?

Send your answers to by 12pm on May 3 with full contact details. Winners will receive their tickets in the post.

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