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Comedy Review: Simon Evans – Have We Met?

Simon Evans: Have We Met?Evesham Town Hall3rd December 2023 Mounted on the wall as you enter, there is a large photo of a bygone-era of Evesham’s square and the NatWest building taken right outside the Town Hall; a shoulder-high child […]

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Comedy Review: Frankie Boyle in Malvern

Live comedyFrankie Boyle – Lap of ShameMalvern Forum Theatre – 22nd November 2023 It is a given that Frankie Boyle live, much like suffering from syphilis, will deliver on your expectations… In a manner similar to a tetchy teacher not […]

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Book launch: ‘A New Cure For Insomnia’

Performing as The Humdrum Express, Ian Passey has released seven albums to date and has been played more than sixty times nationally on BBC 6 Music. Ahead of the release of a new single and video in January, he’s also […]

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Comedy Review – Rhys James: Spilt Milk

Rhys James: Spilt Milk, Huntingdon Hall, Worcester, 26th October 2023 The obvious joke of the comedian Rhys James having the same name as a famous Chelsea football player was a classic diamond shape of an intro. Not even VAR would […]

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Book Review: The Perfect House For Murder, Linda Mather

Bromsgrove resident and seasoned crime novelist Linda Mather draws inspiration from tranquil canal-side reflections. Nestled alongside the serene, mirror-like waters, an idyllic row of cottages projects an image of perfect serenity. It’s a scene that exudes peace and pastoral beauty, […]

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Comedy Review: Mark Simmons: “Quip off the Mark”

Mark Simmons: “Quip off the Mark – Huntingdon Hall, Worcester – 24th September 2023 We were in the safe hands of hired-hand Dan Ward, an errant school boy albeit in his 40s, who made easy work of supporting the main […]

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Comedey Preview: Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle: Lap of ShameForum Theatre, MalvernWed 22 November 2023 19:30 Frankie Boyle rose to prominence as a household name through his appearances on BBC2’s topical news quiz show, Mock The Week. His unique and razor-sharp satirical comedy quickly earned […]

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Comedy Review: Simon Brodkin

Simon Brodkin | “A work in Progress” | Huntingdon Hall, Worcester | 29th July 23 Most people’s work in progress reflects an ad-hoc quality to the proceedings. As I start to write this review, a tentative plan is in place […]

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Bob Harris & Martyn Joseph

Bob Harris & Martyn Joseph:A night of stories and songs | Huntingdon Hall, Worcester | 28th July 23 Although running late, we still had time to partake of a pint of Tribute in the Farrier’s Arms, surrounded by Spotify’s recommendations […]