Archive for the ‘improv’ Category

This is me trying out some new material at the Cavendish Arms in Stockwell a couple of months ago. I’m still pretty new to it all, so I’d love to hear any thoughts. Cheers folks! P.S. The Cavendish Arms is awesome. Great place to perform and watch comedy. Advertisements


A New Hope…

16Nov10

Well that’s a chuffing surprise; I spend months moaning about not having enough time to blog, then I lose my job and spend the next month doing precisely naff all on PlayLondon. So in the spirit of Buck-U-Uppo, I will blog every weekday until December; sort of an experiment to see how I feel about […]


Say ‘Yes’

09Jul10

When I lived in the States I used to enjoy a blog called Creative DC, which definitely inspired me to set up Play London. Anyway, I’ve just been reading a new blog from Amanda Hirsch, the girl who set up Creative DC, and I came across this quote from Stephen Colbert. Who’d have thought the […]


Abandoman

28Apr10

Good Lord Almighty! Last night I think I saw one of the best comedy gigs of my entire life! Abandoman were the act. They’re an improv hip-hop comedy group with Rob Broderick as the rapper. Not an obvious rapping sort: a white, smartly dressed Irish bloke, but by heavens he was good; genuinely one of […]


Yes yes yes, I know I’ve been slack, but I’ve been busy, alright. Lots of stuff to do over the New Year and muchos things on the plate (including a new job, an Open University course in Design Thinking – see IDEO post below – and an improv course in Kentish Town. Thanks for asking). […]


Having woken up at some godawful hour last week, I stuck on a This American Life podcast while trying to doze. It usually helps lull me back into unconsciousness, with Ira Glass reading me a nice story. But this one grabbed me too much to sleep; it was all about mind games and tales of […]