The Unfortunate Bisexual at the Edinburgh Fringe!

The Unfortunate Bisexual is now at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Cerys Bradley and I are flyering our little socks off all around Edinburgh, and performing every night (unless it’s a Monday) in the basement of The Street on Picardy Place. We’ve seen some incredible shows, and are thoroughly enjoying the experience. If you’re going to beContinue reading “The Unfortunate Bisexual at the Edinburgh Fringe!”

Level Up Human is going to Blue dot festival to celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing 🌕

Excited to be heading to Jodrell Bank for Blue Dot Festival tomorrow to celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing. We’ll be recording Level Up Human on the Notes stage with Simon Watt, geomicrobiologist and comedian Sarah Jones and Dr. Holly Shiel. How would you redesign the human body? If you’ve not heard the podcastContinue reading “Level Up Human is going to Blue dot festival to celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing 🌕”

The Unfortunate Bisexual is going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

The Unfortunate Bisexual show, which I have been building all year with Cerys Bradley, is going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Edinburgh Festival is the world’s biggest arts festival, and we’re absolutely delighted to be taking our show up there. If you’re in Edinburgh during the month of August do come along and see it!Continue reading “The Unfortunate Bisexual is going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!”

Do creative projects have a life of their own?

“There are two types of writers, the architects and the gardeners. The architects plan everything ahead of time, like an architect building a house. They know how many rooms are going to be in the house, what kind of roof they’re going to have, where the wires are going to run, what kind of plumbingContinue reading “Do creative projects have a life of their own?”

Level Up Human, live at the Barbican!

Level Up Human, the podcast that redesigns the human body, is back at the Barbican! The Barbican’s Life Rewired season considers what it means to be human when technology is changing everything. Is it enhancing our lives, challenging our identities, or both? Join evolutionary revolutionary Simon Watt, hormone champion Dr. Miles Levy and me toContinue reading “Level Up Human, live at the Barbican!”

The Unfortunate Bisexual

Cerys and I had so much fun previewing our new show, The Unfortunate Bisexual at Angel Comedy last night! We were full to the rafters and had such a brilliant time trying out ideas. If you came along and want to keep in touch about the gig, join our facebook group for details of futureContinue reading “The Unfortunate Bisexual”

How to Remember a Speech – Think Like a Drummer

I’ve written before about memory walks. But the problem is they can disconnect you slightly from the audience.

In your head you’re in a different place and I’m not sure on their own they’re enough.

Find Time to Write in 2019

A writer takes earnest measures to secure his solitude and then finds endless ways to squander it. – Don DeLillo For the first half of last year, I was failing to write. I had the time, but I wasn’t taking the time. My diary was a mess of commitments all over the days and evenings, with noContinue reading “Find Time to Write in 2019”

Amélie for the British Film Institute!

On Wednesday 12th December I’ll be presenting Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s fabulous Amélie, the classic comic fantasy that launched Audrey Tautou to stardom. Tautou stars as the lonely waitress who finds ways to bring others the happiness (or comeuppance) they deserve, and eventually finds her own happy ending. It’s an imaginative, sassy romp through a Parisian dreamworld,Continue reading “Amélie for the British Film Institute!”