Mr Mayhem Show brings smiles to Banbury area families during lockdown

Two-year-old Joshua smiles and laughs as he watches Mr Mayhem and Tammy Tamtastic perform their weekly shows.
Mr Mayhem ShowMr Mayhem Show
Mr Mayhem Show

Joshua is just one of many children who have enjoyed The Mr Mayhem Show featuring Tammy Tamtastic during the lockdown.

The children's entertainment show is a Banbury-based family-owned business in its 35th year called The Bumble 'B' Roadshow, run by Garry Williams, and his daughter Tammy.

Rachel Prescott, Joshua's mother, said: "My son Joshua watches their show over and overy again. I am glad they are apart of our lockdown, and we will continue to follow them."

Two-year-old Joshua Coombes wearing his Mr Mayhem Show T-shirt as one of the episodes plays on TVTwo-year-old Joshua Coombes wearing his Mr Mayhem Show T-shirt as one of the episodes plays on TV
Two-year-old Joshua Coombes wearing his Mr Mayhem Show T-shirt as one of the episodes plays on TV

Prior to lockdown The Mr Mayhem Show was performed at multiple holiday parks across the country during the school and summer holidays along with local private parties. Their regular venues in Somerset and Weston-super-Mare have cancelled their shows for the year, but have said they'll have him back next year.

As lockdown started and all public events were cancelled Mr Mayhem had to find another way to reach people.

Mr Mayhem now offers a weekly Facebook live show, which took a bit of getting used to at first because usually the shows and parties involved 100 per cent audience interaction and participation.

Garry said: "It's like second nature now, as we've just finished our 14th show this past Saturday.

Mr Mayhem and Tammy Tamtastic perform their moves for The Mr Mayhem ShowMr Mayhem and Tammy Tamtastic perform their moves for The Mr Mayhem Show
Mr Mayhem and Tammy Tamtastic perform their moves for The Mr Mayhem Show

The Facebook live show, also known as the 'Silly Saturday Show,' is every Saturday from 11am to 12pm. Each show ends with either Mr Mayhem or Tamtastic getting a custard pie in the face or a bucket of grundge dumped over their head.

Garry said: "It's anything to make people happy, and put a smile on people's faces."

Rachel said The Mr Mayhem Show featuring Tamtastic has really helped her family through the lockdown.

She added: "We have loved all of the shows, and the gunge and silly dance moves, and would like to say 'Thank You for providing happiness for me and Joshua. We have loved joining in, and he keeps asking when you are next on.' Lots of fun and laughter was had on Saturday mornings."

Joshua Coombes wears his Mr Mayhem Show Fan Club T-shirtJoshua Coombes wears his Mr Mayhem Show Fan Club T-shirt
Joshua Coombes wears his Mr Mayhem Show Fan Club T-shirt

Fans of the show can now purchase Mr Mayhem Show merchandise such as T-shirts, mugs, scarves and water bottlles. They can all be ordered through the show's Facebook page.

To watch the latest show you only need to join The Mr Mayhem Show on Facebook. It's free to join, and anyone interested can do so here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/578356858843763/The Mr Mayhem Show has even attracted viewers across the globe.

Garry said: "One thing we're proud of is we've got people from America watching it too."

As the government continues to ease the lockdown restrictions Mry Mayhem has no plans to stop his weekly 'Silly Saturday Show.'

Mr Mayhem (Garry Williams) and his daughter, Tammy TamTastic from The Mr Mayhem ShowMr Mayhem (Garry Williams) and his daughter, Tammy TamTastic from The Mr Mayhem Show
Mr Mayhem (Garry Williams) and his daughter, Tammy TamTastic from The Mr Mayhem Show

Garry added: "Once lockdown is officially finished we'll be back out there with a vengence ready for children's parties, summer fetes and school events."

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