James Cary

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!: Complete Series 1
  • Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!: Complete Series 1

  • Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is ‘Help!’ And in this show, with the help of trusty assistant Anton, he has decided to set himself up as a man who can help anyone anywhere - whether they need it or not. Because, in his own words - 'No problem too problemy'. So when you’re close to the edge, Milton can give you a push... In the first of these six episodes, Milton has decided to become a wedding planner. But when a distraught bride comes to the door with the case of the vanishing groom-to-be, Milton is all set to help. In Episode Two, when a new rail line threatens a tiny dormouse, Milton decides it’s time to put his foot down - carefully... In the next episode, when the local seafarers’ pub starts only serving coffee, there’s no denying it’s rum....The coffee, that is. So who better than Milton to sort it out? Episode Four, and a friend who runs a B&B is in trouble - so it’s time for Milton to dust off those nylon sheets and let the sparks fly! After that, in Episode Five, Milton is asked for help because there are ugly rumours about the local farm going too far with its GM crops. At least, that’s what the vegetables are saying. And in the final episode, Milton is asked to help out with the local book festival because the townsfolk are too distracted by their smartphones to - sorry, what was I saying? Sorry, just got a text... The man they call 'Britain’s funniest Milton' stars in his new show Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones!, co-starring Tom Goodman-Hill ( Mr Selfridge), Josie Lawrence ( Whose Line Is It Anyway?), Ben Willbond ( Horrible Histories, Yonderland) and Dan Tetsell ( Mongrels). ‘Milton Jones is one of Britain’s best gagsmiths with a flair for creating daft yet perfect one-liners’ – The Guardian. ‘King of the surreal one-liners’ - The Times. ‘If you haven’t caught up with Jones yet – do so!’ – The Daily Mail.

Milton Jones (Author) Milton Jones is an award-winning comedian, well known for his stand-up comedy and trademark puns. He first came to fame when he won the Perrier Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1996, and in 1998 he got his first radio show, The Very World of Milton Jones. Since then, he has starred in three other radio series - The House of Milton Jones, Another Case of Milton Jones and Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones! - and appeared in countless TV comedy shows including Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo. He has toured nationally to over 100,000 people and recorded three hugely successful DVDs of his live shows. In 2009, he published a comic novel, Where Do Comedians Go When They Die?, which was highly acclaimed. He won the Chortle Award for Best Headliner in 2011, and a Silver Sony Award for Best Comedy the following year for Another Case of Milton Jones. James Cary's many TV and radio credits include Think the Unthinkable, Hut 33, My Family and Miranda. With Milton Jones, he wrote the hit radio series' The House of Milton Jones, Another Case of Milton Jones and The Casebook of Milton Jones. He has also contributed to several sketch shows including Concrete Cow and Recorded for Training Purposes; as well as children's series such as CBeebies' Dani's Castle and Mr Bloom's Nursery. Dan Evans is a comedian and writer who co-wrote (with Milton Jones) the Channel 4 sitcom pilot The House of Milton Jones. He has also written for The Very World of Milton Jones and Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! as well as appearing on several TV and radio comedy programmes including Brain Candy, Comedy Zone and Radio 2's Stand Up Show. His collection of short crime stories, Tales from the Casebook of D.I. Snaith, was published in 2012.


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