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The Edinburgh Fringe One-Weeker 2015 – Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden – Old Masters

After a rigorous dollop of Sarah Kane, I think we might be in need of a good laugh. Surely that’s guaranteed in an hour in the company of… 263 more words

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Pigs Can Fly: Book Review

Author: Barry Cryer

Book Blurb:

Throughout his career, Barry Cryer has collaborated with all the greats, such as Max Miller, Tony Hancock, Bob Hope, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, John Cleese, Kenny Everett, Tommy Cooper, Spike Milligan, Morecambe and Wise, and more.

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QI Watchdown: B4 (Bible)

After a few days’ rest, I come back to my QI Watchdown to find that this episode will be our first Jeremy Clarkson episode. A lot of people have a lot of opinions about Clarkson, so the fact that he appears on this program quite a bit won’t be helping any of them. 677 more words

QI Watchdown

Blood Sugar, Bananas and Brains

On occasion, I am asked to give advice to young comedians. I am of an age where my grey hair and stoop accidentally suggests wisdom, or creates the illusion I have survived this far in SHOWBUSINESS. 520 more words

I'm Sorry I Don't Give a Clue

I’ve enjoyed I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue for years and listen whenever it comes around, as it inevitably does; but lately I can’t help feeling that it’s succumbing to a bit of an ‘old fart’ tendency.   293 more words

TV Reviews


Your writing is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.

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Arts & Literature

Namedropping in Soho: How I got no blog from Arthur Smith & Barry Cryer

I went to the launch of the Big Four venues’ Edinburgh Fringe brochure last night. It was held downstairs at the Soho Theatre in London. 1,349 more words