Nutty Noah

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Nutty Noah
Genres Children's music
Occupation(s) Family entertainer, Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, piano, ukulele, kazoo, hand bells, hornophone, cowbells, boomwhackers, flexatone, stylophone, alphapshere
Website Official website

Nutty Noah is a family and children's entertainer, and singer-songwriter, based in Somerset, England. As an entertainer he performs a mixture of magic, music, and comedy. As a singer-songwriter he has recorded several albums of children's music. Noah studied Performing Arts at Weston College of Further and Higher Education. He has performed for over 20 years at Center Parcs, and also at a number of other venues including Pennywell Farm, Komedia Bath and Brighton, Tobacco Factory Theatre Bristol and Tropicana Weston-super-Mare, and Finkley Down Farm. Ben Elton describes Noah as "The king of all things silly".[1]

Nutty Noah plays a number of unusual instruments, including the hornophone, Boomwhackers, flexatone, Stylophone, and the Alphasphere. He has also invented a number of musical instruments, including the Buzzoffaphone (featured on Britain's Got Talent),[2] the Boobaphone,[3] and the Horny Cowbells (hornophone with added cowbells).[4]

Nutty Noah performed his first gig on New Years's Eve 1995 at Center Parcs[5].

In 2003, as a parody of the "Frozen in Time" stunt by illusionist David Blaine, Nutty Noah encased himself inside 16 blocks of Cheddar cheese, each weighing 20 kg, for 2 days.[6] Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills was on "Cheese Watch" during the stunt.[7]

In 2011, Nutty Noah was banned from appearing on Britain's Got Talent because his juggling balls were too large.[8]

In 2012, Nutty Noah starred as Ambrose, the Grecian Pizza Parlour's new apprentice, in the BBC Learning Zone's "Let's Do Maths!" series.[9]

In 2014, Nutty Noah appeared on BBC children's TV talent show The Slammer where he was covered in sloppy ploppy porridge.[10] Also in 2014, Nutty Noah appeared on Britain's Got Talent with the Buzzoffaphone.

In 2017, Nutty Noah debuted at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with a run in the Pleasance Courtyard from the 21st to the 28th August.[11]

In February 2018, Nutty Noah won UK Family Entertainer of the Year at the Blackpool Magic Convention, which took place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.[12]

In 2018, Nutty Noah will be performing a new show called "You Might Die" at Komedia Brighton, as part of the Brighton Fringe, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Nutty Noah was interviewed on BBC Radio Bristol in 2015[13], 2016[14], and 2018[15][16].

Discography[edit]

Nutty Noah has also recorded three albums of children's music. As a musician, he is described as displaying "enormous talent".[17]

Year Title
2008 Silly Songs for Children
2011 Nutty Noah's Big Number Two
2014 Nutty Noah's Third Adventure

Nutty Noah has also recorded a number of singles.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NuttyNoah.com". 
  2. ^ "Failed Britains Got Talent Audition, Nutty Noah at the London Apollo". YouTube. 2012-05-07. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  3. ^ "Nutty Noah's Boobaphone!". YouTube. 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  4. ^ Try out Medley on the Horns and Cowbells. 26 June 2015 – via YouTube. 
  5. ^ "BBC Radio Bristol - Steve Yabsley and Nutty Noah". BBC. 2018-03-15. Retrieved 2018-03-15. 
  6. ^ "UK | England | Magician's cheesey stunt". BBC News. 2003-03-20. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  7. ^ "Somerset - The great cheese stunt!". BBC. 2014-11-27. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  8. ^ "Britain's Got Talent bans juggler because his balls are too big - Mirror Online". Mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  9. ^ "BBC Two - Let's Do Maths! - Clips". BBC. 
  10. ^ "Nutty Noah on The Slammer Returns". YouTube. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  11. ^ "Edinburgh Fringe: Nutty Noah - Wear Your Pants With Pride". Retrieved 2018-02-27. 
  12. ^ "UK Family Entertainer 2018 Winner Nutty Noah". YouTube. Retrieved 2018-02-27. 
  13. ^ "BBC Radio Bristol - Steve Yabsley, Nutty Noah and Tim Mowl". BBC. 2015-05-11. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  14. ^ "BBC Radio Bristol - Steve Yabsley and Nutty Noah". BBC. 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2016-07-12. 
  15. ^ "BBC Radio Bristol - Steve Yabsley and Nutty Noah". BBC. 2018-03-15. Retrieved 2018-03-15. 
  16. ^ "BBC Radio Bristol - Richard Lewis and Nutty Noah". BBC. 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2018-05-03. 
  17. ^ Shane Morgan (17 March 2013). "Nutty Noah (Bristol)". WhatsOnStage.com. 
  18. ^ "nuttynoah | noah kelly | Free Listening on SoundCloud". Soundcloud.com. Retrieved 2016-03-12.