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Sleep well…

The mark of a good comedian is the ability to land in a new place – a city or a country and to spot idiosyncrasies which have not been observed already and to articulate and spin these in to comedy gold with which to regale… Read More »Sleep well…

Hip Hip…

I am now of an age when my contemporaries appear to be falling apart. Teeth are falling out and not being replaced because of the expense, meaning soup becomes a compromise starter and without crusty bread or even croutons. Hair is thinning of course or… Read More »Hip Hip…

The Lion King

The mantra ‘never meet your heroes’ was firmly refuted this week when I had the pleasure to meet the great Gary Player. I say ‘great’ but I am conscious that many readers might not have heard of him and if so, then listing his sporting… Read More »The Lion King

It’s today…

I write this short blog on Wednesday 29th June in Borough Market which is an appropriate venue. A famous London landmark and tourist attraction just along from London Bridge. A place of mixed fortunes for me. It was here, many moons ago where I filmed… Read More »It’s today…

Smile…

There are many hierarchies in comedy with some being more apparent than others. The size of the act, obviously. From the superstar comedian filling arenas around the world all the way down to the anonymous bill comedian on their way up – and as likely,… Read More »Smile…

Love thy neighbour…

After a gig and scrolling TV channels in my hotel, I came across a show called Naked Attraction. I knew of the show already, mainly from hearing comedian’s samey comedy routines on the unlikely format. But finally encountering it, I was completely dumbstruck. People entirely… Read More »Love thy neighbour…