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10 Questions for actress Tracy-Ann Oberman: “it’s made me pretty fearless”

What do you call a woman who murdered Dirty Den, is the darling of TV comedy producers, writes radio plays about the golden age of Hollywood, hosted and judged Channel … Continue reading

07/08/2017 · 3 Comments

Liam Rudden: Harsh realities of life on the Fringe – Edinburgh Evening News

WITH week three of the Fringe approaching, there’s a resigned, haunted look behind the forced smiles of many a performer right now. Source: Liam Rudden: Harsh realities of life on … Continue reading

08/22/2016 · Leave a comment

Comedians on meeting their hecklers: ‘I ran upstairs and hid in a cupboard’ | Stage | The Guardian

Sarah Kendall, Mark Watson, Alexei Sayle and other standups recall what happened when they came face to face with their toughest critics after a show… Source: Comedians on meeting their … Continue reading

08/17/2016 · Leave a comment

History Hoydens: Travels in England, 1782: The Theatre in the Haymarket

“Last week I went twice to an English play-house.  The first time “The Nabob” was represented, of which the late Mr. Foote was the author, and for the entertainment, a … Continue reading

01/18/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Buster!

Originally posted on Font and Frock:
Buster Keaton, one of my favourite creative geniuses, was born on 4 October 1895. I made a little slideshow in honor of his 120th…

10/04/2015 · 1 Comment