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Invisible flyers draw in the crowds
1:52pm Wednesday 20th May 2009 in Festival News
A comedy show has been drawing in the crowds thanks to some invisible flyers.
Stars of Matt Whistler’s Radio West Pier were out in force handing out the “flyers” to bemused shoppers.
The Brighton Festival Fringe show incorporates comedy and film and will take place at the Alibi Pub in Victoria Terrace, Brighton tonight at 8.30pm.
Mr Whistler said the idea for the invisible flyers originated from a customer.
He said: “It started on the first night when a guy in the bar tried to convince our door girl that he had put an invisible £5 in the jar to see the show.
“When she told me about it I started thinking about invisible flyers. So many flyers are given out every year around the world and I thought it might even be a concept that could take off. It’s environmentally friendly, you don’t have to pay for printing and it makes people laugh.”
Mr Whistler, who has made headlines in the past by travelling from Land’s End to John O’Groats on a push scooter, said audience members have really got into the spirit of the idea.
He said: “One guy told us he’d forgotten his invisible flyer and would we mind if he ran home to get it. He came back five minutes later with it.”
Matt Whistler’s Radio West Pier takes place monthly at the same venue. For more information visit myspace.com/radiowestpier.