At the moment I’m writing and filming some short films, pratting around doing improv and testing out new comedy characters. I’m also looking at re-writing my one person show Why I Had to Leave the North. So for now I’ll leave you with a picture I drew of a cat.
Following in the footsteps of contemporary storytelling comedians like Daniel Kitson, Simon Topping reviews the highs and lows of growing up in the 1980’s in the Lancashire, exploring the weight of expectation placed upon his increasingly plump shoulders to be a “man”. This, his first ever one man show: “Why I had to leave … More Why I Had to Leave the North
Meet some of the largest characters in history. See how their contemporaries viewed them and what ‘cures’ were offered to remedy their condition. Follow this humorous journey from medieval times to the near past in an exploration of shifting views on corpulence juxtaposed with the orator’s personal issues with his very own heft. MARCH 28th … More Fat People in History
I’m not exactly a stranger to cats, I have fed and cat sat for friends, family and even professionally over the years, so I shouldn’t be too surprised when this particular juvenile feline specimen gleefully bounds towards me with mouse limply but firmly gripped and dangling from her chops of death. However, this is the … More Living with… a Cat
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