Stand-up comedy is often used as a route to more glamorous realms. Most talk show hosts in the US and some in the UK are or have been stand ups. Many actors too and even movie stars herald from stand-up. Michael Keaton. Eddie Murphy. Woody… Read More »Stand up and be counted…
how tom holland eclipsed his dad
Having a son like my eldest is definitely odd – especially so, given what happened to him yesterday evening. And as you can imagine, I am constantly asked a number of questions; Am I going to retire now? No Did Tom go to a drama… Read More »So how the hell did it happen then?
I was the first ever comedian to appear on Channel Four – well before Jack Dee got his well deserved break and the trendy cool types who reside on the Channel these days – Because I starred in the first movie that ever played on the channel… Read More »I can’t get on Channel 4
Yesterday, I went on a speed awareness course – having been caught doing 58mph in a 50mph on the M4 at 1am on my way home from a gig – which after income tax, fuel tax and now speeding tax, it was a gig that was… Read More »Speed Awareness Course – what’s the point?
A period drama to me means two things. It is either a dowdy film where actors usually take things far too seriously and almost always speak too poshly – or it is a time of the month (not each month) that I will ‘never understand’… Read More »hurray. Wolf Hall is on telly tonight!