QI regular Alan Davies gets a warm reception at Latitude

Alan Davies at the Comedy Tent at Latitude 2015 - Paul Bayfield

Alan Davies at the Comedy Tent at Latitude 2015 - Paul Bayfield

On a sunny afternoon Alan Davies was warmly received by a Latitude crowd bursting out of the comedy tent.

The QI star, wearing what he joked was a shirt from the 12th season of the quiz show, hit a chime with the middle-aged members of the audience telling stories of the traumas of child-rearing and married life.

His tale of a the difficulties of taking his two-year-old daughter to the swimming pool changing rooms drew a hearty laugh from the spectators.

Davies pulled in a large crowd with many having to make do sitting in the sun and watching on the big screen.

While the set never threatened to boil over it simmered along nicely.

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The comedian remained in his slightly quirky but understated character seen on television but when he took his leave after the best part of an hour he received a warm round of applause.

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