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The art of seeing…

Observational comedy is only successful with a high degree of accuracy and some cunning. To observe something that resonates – but crucially is something that people haven’t already realised for themselves. This is why good observations are often described as acute or even oblique. I call them nuggets because they are valuable and not easy…

Free-Bee Gee-Bees

“How the f*** did this movie get made?” This is a question we have all raged at the screen – big and small. It happened to me most recently watching Snakehead, the latest glitzy must-see from  Netflix and heavily leaning on its two stars for our patronage. But alas, their best efforts are in complete…

Self-deprecation is a powerful comedy weapon.

The ‘art’ of putting oneself down. Taking the mickey out of oneself for comic effect. It is comic seam I have mined over the years, to an extent on stage but particularly so in my writing. Eclipsed as a storyline lends itself easily to this technique and genre. Writing a book about a dad being outshone…

London Calling…

In London recently to visit my past. The milestones, places and venues which feature prominently in my unusual story called Eclipsed. I began in North London at the Hen and Chickens theatre – a 60 seater where I did my very first one-man show – quaking in my boots with nerves which I assured myself…

The winner of the signed copy of Eclipsed…

The book sales from World Book Day are being dispatched now – some have gone already and I am waiting on a delivery of Only in America. The people winning the zoom call will receive invites with their books and the details. Thanks to everyone who came to the site and your support more generally….

Tom who?

Like in all things human, there is a hierarchy within comedy. Comedians understand this and we accept it. Not all comedians are the same. Some comedians are funnier than others and the funniest comedians tend to be the most famous although not always. It is often said that well-known comedians can work less hard (get…

Who knew…

Who doesn’t enjoy a really big poo? Truly – a clear out of the bowels is one of life’s great victories, only marginally eclipsed by a clear-out of the house. And this being a time of annual renewal, many of us will have completed a decluttering catharsis between Christmas and New Year.  Of our homes…