Funny Business Sheffield
8th August 2014
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 Operations, Yorkshire Ambulance Mick Lee, Managing Director, Constant Security Martin Miles Moore, Physiotherapist, RAF James Wilson, Managing Director, We Love Sleep Tracey Cheetham, Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner Steve Knowles, Director, Knowles Warwick Matt Morris, Surgeon, One Health Group Sir Andrew Cash, Chief Executive, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals David Throssell, Medical Director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals To support the contestants' brave efforts, visit www.justgiving.com/teams/FBSheffield BOOK TICKETS AT http://wphcancercharity.org.uk/event_funny_business_sheffield.html