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Call Mr Robeson, September 2016

1st September. In August while at the Edinburgh Festival with Dr Ahmed I met a charming, well-spoken gentleman by the name of Tayo Aluko in the dressing room. 154 more words

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Dr Ahmed at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 2016

August 2016 saw a further collaboration with the multi-talented Dr Ahmed in his variety comedy show at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Thanks to Dr Ahmed’s concerted publicity efforts and consulate professionalism the show was a storming success and played to sold-out houses for most of the 2 week run. 31 more words

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Ten years gone...

It was the best stand up gig I’d done all year… because it was the only stand up gig I’d done all year. I returned to… 1,094 more words


Edinburgh Fringe Festival

It was after an intense week of rehearsals that the Death and the Human team finally arrived in Edinburgh. The show had been rewritten after the previews and stress levels had been high, but by the time we got into the city there was an air of confidence as we all felt that we were, against all odds, about to pull it off. 1,058 more words


20. Go to a festival

I used to go to Reading Festival as a teenager, but it’s been a long, long time since I went to a proper music festival. When I wrote my list I originally intended this entry to be a music festival, but looking at line-ups over the summer left me feeling uninspired. 315 more words

30 Before 30 - Progress

Two Normas

Three Normas, in fact, if you count the ENO one earlier this year.  I’ve been a fan of the opera for a while and been frustrated at the lack of performances it gets these days.  1,931 more words

Performances I've Seen

September in Edinburgh

I forgot to say in my last blog post that we watched FIREWORKS to round off the festival. This is NOT my photo (I took it from the Edinburgh Spotlight website) and our view was nothing like this. 196 more words