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Funny Business
 

Funny Business 

Did you hear the one about the bosses who turned their hand to comedy in order to raise money for charity?

For the last 2 years, Sheffield business leaders have bravely taken to the stage and showcased their own stand-up comedy routines - and it’s all happening again!
 
The unique fundraiser, Funny Business Sheffield, is being held for the third year to raise vital funds for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity.
 
The challenge will see more leading business figures complete a five-week training programme under the guidance of Sheffield-born policeman turned creative comic, Alfie Moore.
 
The training will commence in the early autumn and will culminate with the comedy hopefuls performing live on-stage at the City Hall on Thursday 23rd October. 
 
This year's contestants are:

Nigel Short, Managing Director, Voot Telecoms

Martin Loxley, Partner, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

Jim Richardson, Head of Resilience, Yorkshire Ambulance

Mick Lee, Managing Director,  Constant Security

Martin Miles Moore, Physiotherapist, RAF

Tracey Cheetham, Councillor, Barnsley Council

Steve Knowles, Director, Knowles Warwick

Matt Morris, Orthopaedic Surgeon, One Health Group

David Throssell, Medical Director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Judges

Richard Crompton, Chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police

Julie Kenny, Chairman, Pyronix Ltd

Darren Pearce, Centre Director, Meadowhall Shopping Centre

David Walsh, Editor, The Star Business

To support the contestants' brave efforts, visit www.justgiving.com/teams/FBSheffield

Tickets

There is a strictly limited supply of tickets left for sale.

Please call 0114 226 5370 for the latest availablity.

 

 

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