I talk to other funny professionals about how it all started for them; delving a little into their childhood, how they were as kids, plus the breaks they got and the people who helped them along the way, as well as the challenges they faced. Did anyone ever urge them, “Get Yourself a Proper Job?” … More Get Yourself a Proper Job
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.