Posts Tagged ‘improv’

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 […]


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 […]


Finally! Here’s the full version of my interview with Rufus Hound. It’s about 16 minutes long; hope you like.


Comedy London

24Feb10

Holy shit there’s a feast of good comedy on in London at the moment. Two quick recommendations: If you get a chance, head down to the London Comedy Improv at the Phoenix Bar. I went about two two weeks ago and it was genuinely one of the funniest nights out I’ve had this year. Michael […]


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 […]


Erstwhile Pulp frontman and Jacko-baiter Jarvis Cocker has set up a short-lease residency in East London this week. He’s hosting a series of improv sessions, inviting members of the public to jam with him at Village Underground in Shoreditch. If you missed it, he did a similar thing in Paris in May, and this week has been […]



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