Category Archives: Comedy

Comedy shows, gigs, writing and performing.

Book illustration for Arthur Bostrom

Actor Arthur Bostrom ask if I’d like to be the book illustrator of his new  French phrasebook ‘Good Moaning France’. He’s written the book in character as Officer Crabtree, the role he made famous in sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo!  Of course I said yes.

 

Arthur has a list of acting credits a mile long, but is probably best remembered as Crabtree from ‘Allo ‘Allo.  The character’s poor grasp of the French language was the source of many gags, as well as his introductory catchphrase ‘Good Moaning’ which also the title of the book, recapturing the style and humour of Crabtree’s verbal mangling.… Continue Reading

VWORP! – Hosting a Doctor Who Convention

I recently hosted VWORP! a Doctor Who convention in Manchester. Over one thousand fans descended on the city centre’s Printworks for a whole day packed full of events, and while behind the scenes it was a bit hectic it was an amazing day. I also got to speak to the shows branding managers.

Big shout out to Mark Cookson and Gareth Kavanagh, the event organisers. In the pre-event briefing I said ‘just put me in the room on the day and I’ll do the job’, and blimey, though it got a bit stressful on the technical front, it was incredibly rewarding.

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