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The Galton and Simpson Playhouse - Variations on a Theme

Variations on a Theme is an interesting concept. It’s essentially two very short one act plays with the same actors (John Bird and Frances de la Tour) and the same setting (a park bench)  In both cases the story develops from the same line from de la Tour’s character – “Robert’s found out” – and both stories have a twist at the end. 558 more words

ITV Comedy - 1970's

A Note From Your Commissioner

To rule with love? Or to rule by fear? This are the questions that every fantasy football GM has to ask when trying to lead his/her team to a championship. 270 more words

Escaping the Moral Maze - with John Bird, Thomas Pogge, and Steven Rose.

Despite the decline in religion most of us remain attached to morality. Yet as the Moral Maze there are an unlimited number of contradictory ‘moral’ outlooks. 24 more words

Ethics

Big Issue Founder John Bird talks about his love for Cambridge (article link)

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/News/Big-Issue-founder-John-Bird-shares-his-life-story-and-love-for-Cambridge-20131208070000.htm

Born into the London slums, John Bird went through a children’s home, prison and homelessness before turning his life around and becoming the globally-known social entrepreneur and MBE that he is today. 90 more words

Homelessness

A Wanderer Returns - Aberystwyth Arts Centre

A former wandering rough-sleeper, who roughed it in among other places Aberystwyth, returns to tell what he has been up to since in… The World According to John Bird… 369 more words

What's Going On

Good Fortune

John Fortune died on 31st December. I probably first saw him as Major Saunders in Yes Minister in 1982: he and his partner John Bird… 96 more words

LGBT Equality

Soldiers of Fortune

In the wake of the far too early death of the brilliant John Fortune, the Guardian has reminded me of this stunning sketch with… 22 more words

Iraq