One of the co-writers of a popular British sitcom is coming to Lyme Regis to help raise money for Parkinson's disease.

The Lyme Regis District Support group of Parkinson's UK is hosting the debut stand-up show from the co-writer of 'The Vicar of Dibley', Paul Mayhew Archer.

His other credits include My Hero and Office Gossip, which he created. He was also the script editor for various shows including the radio programme Old Harry's Game, which he also produces, and TV's Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.

The comedy writer, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson's and was appointed MBE for services to people with Parkinson's disease and cancer, will be performing his set at Woodmead Halls on Sunday, April 14.

Doors for the event open at 6.15pm with the show starting at 7pm.

There will be parking available and there will be accessible access for wheelchairs and  bar serving refreshments.

 Tickets are priced at £15 per person and can be bought online at 

All proceeds from the night will go to the Parkinson's UK Lyme Regis District Support Group, which meets on the second Tuesday of each month and gives people the opportunity to meet other people affected by Parkinson's in the area.