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Spring Is Here So Let's Welcome Back Doris

Time for her MOT ...



So spring is now upon us and Doris, my lovely old Aston Martin DB2 will be coming out to play again. It's been a long winter though she has been tucked up warm and dry ...

Let's welcome back Doris now that Spring has arrived.

Let's welcome back Doris now that Spring has arrived.

There's a little bit of work to do on her. A bit of trim has come off the back and she'll need a good service, and although she was built in 1955, we always run her through an MOT.

Cars built in 1960 and before are exempt for some strange reason as you'd have thought that the older they are, the more sensible it would be to have an MOT. It's like not bothering to have a medical because you're old I always think, but hey ho.

"Doris will get her annual medical
as she does every year."

If you'd like Doris at your event, just give me a call. A local company - Michael Graham and Co - always have her at their outside displays, at places like the Bucks County Show as not only does it pull people into their stand, but she is forever being photographed.

If positioned correctly means that the logo of Michael Graham is pushed around social media, so for £150 a day (plus mileage), which is what I charge, it's worth it. Plus if I stay with the car, I'm always good value with a few magic tricks, which I never leave home without.

Of course, I also drive her around just for fun, which means she is never going to be a museum piece with all the perfections required to make her in 'concourse' condition, but she is a real 'goer' as they say.

I get chatting to all sorts of people when I'm out and about in her, and that's what it's all about.

So do come and say hello if you see me.

Until next time ...


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More about David Pibworth ...

David is the owner of David Pibworth Productions (DPP) which provide corporate entertainment and also actors for corporate training and development.

Having worked in the Light Entertainment field for many years and produced shows for Al Murray & Joe Pasquale amongst others, David is in a position to advise on well-known comedy and musical acts. DPP also represent Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's scripts which include Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son.

He is the director of MK Theatre of Comedy who are very well known locally for their stage adaptations of classic comedy scripts such as Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley, Allo Allo and many others.

He is a long-standing member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain and has acted in, and directed, many productions over the years, mainly in Light Entertainment, but with occasional forays into Shakespeare etc. Every Christmas he is contracted as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, currently with 'That's Entertainment' who also use him as a director.

He teaches eccentric magic for The Pauline Quirke Academy and MKTOC also run a youth drama school in Olney from the DPP offices.

David maintains his busy lifestyle is a surefire way to avoid being on any committees. He is married to Julie, and they have one daughter, Esther and live in Clifton Reynes, surrounded by dogs, cats and horses. They live so close to the church that David has instructed his daughter - when he dies and not before - to fire him over the wall from a circus cannon.