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MY SUPERHEROES

I’ve never really considered myself a crier. I cried when my children were born, I cried whilst I was filming a TV documentary and I cried watching Toy Story 3 – but then, if you didn’t cry during that film, … Continue reading

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Powers To All My Friends

I was recently ‘outed’ by a friend of mine. Up until that moment I had kept my secret virtually to myself since I was very young. In a way I’m pleased that people now know. It means that I don’t … Continue reading

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Banksy’s Trip to Port Talbot

A few years ago, whilst I was gigging in Bristol, I walked past a Museum which was hosting an exhibition of work by the street artist, Banksy. As I looked at the long queue standing against the wall waiting to … Continue reading

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Too Old For This Sh……..ow

“Aren’t you too old for this?” “What’s the point?” “Have you put on weight?” These are questions I was asked by comedian friends – and normal friends – when I said that I would be performing at this year’s Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Stop Luke, and Listen: A Middle Aged Man’s Review of The Last Jedi

(SPOILER ALERT! DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM) It shouldn’t matter. I know it shouldn’t matter. I’m an adult. A grown man. A father. But, for reasons I can’t quite understand, it does matter. Really matters. Star … Continue reading

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I Can Write Better Than That….

I have been a writer for as long as I can remember. I write every day. I even wrote this bit. At the age of eight I wrote a poem about an alien coming to Earth which won a competition … Continue reading

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A Love Story To Self-Publishing

In the mid 80’s, when I was a Drama Teacher with no aspirations to be a Comedian or Script Writer, I saw a hand-written sign in a Phone Box which read: “Were you the girl in the white top who … Continue reading

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