Comedian to entertain at national potato awards

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A NEW speaker has been announced for the National Potato Industry Awards which take place on November 24th at Harrogate in the UK.

Comedian Rob Woodward will now entertain those who attend the dinner and awards, which take place on the first night of the BP2021 trade show, also in Harrogate.

A previous winner of Encore Magazine’s 'Entertainer of The Year' award, the Welsh comedian appeared on Sky TV’s 'The Comedians' and appeared as the subject of the BBC documentary 'Am I Talking To You' which followed Rod on his journey to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

He wrote and performed his own one-man show for a 25-night run at The Pleasance during the 2001 Fringe for which he earned numerous acknowledgements.

Rob performed in his own one-man show for a 25-night run at The Pleasance during the 2001 Fringe for which he earned numerous acknowledgements., as well as writing and presenting the 10-part.

In his homeland, he kept his fellow countrymen laughing when he Wrote and performed in his own Radio Wales Comedy series 'Doing It For A Laugh' as well as writing and presenting the 10-part series 'A Bit Off The Fringe' for BBC 2 Wales. He also wrote and performed a regular topical review of the weeks news stories on BBC Wales 'The Rush Hour'.

The 2021 National Potato Industry Awards, for which entries are still eligible, will be presented at a celebratory dinner at the Old Swan, Harrogate on the first night of BP2021 - November 24th, 2021 - and many have already booked places in anticipation of seeing the industry achievers receive their trophies, being entertained by a celebrity speaker and generally having a good time networking.

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The 2019 winners