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Escape Everything!

27 March 2016 | News Archive

My latest book is called Escape Everything! It’s a practical guide to getting out of things. Essential reading for wage slaves and idlers alike. Published by Unbound. Distributed by Penguin Random House. Available in proper bookshops and even online. Blurby: We are all trapped by modern life. Trapped! Trapped by work, consumerism, stress, debt, isolationism […]

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05 December 2015 | News Archive

Almost a year ago, a Toronto Star journalist got in touch because (a) I’d been shortlisted for the Leacock prize and (b) she wanted to know my thoughts on four of the five finalists being male. I can’t say I approved of the resulting article, but at least I got away with the best quotation […]

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Cluub Zarathustra

15 September 2011 | News Archive

I’m researching a book about Simon Munnery’s Cluub Zarathustra (1993-1997). If you performed at the Cluub or were in the audience for one of the shows, you’d be doing me a tremendous favour by getting in touch. Your account could sit alongside those of Stewart Lee, Richard Thomas, Simon Munnery, Kevin Eldon and many others. […]

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Upcoming Performance: ‘The Salon’

12 September 2011 | News Archive

On 10th October 2011, I’ll take part in The Salon for Untitled Projects at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. The theme for the evening is ‘The Future’ and will involve my dressing up in Nineteenth-Century garb and performing my piece, The Escapological Eutopia: Five Dodgy Prophecies. There will be other speakers too, and even the audience […]

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It’s a Wringham & Godsil Edinburgh Festival show.

16 June 2011 | News Archive

Here it is! The inevitable live version of The Wringham & Godsil Podcast: part of Peter Buckley Hill’s much celebrated Free Fringe. We’re doing FOUR live podcast recordings, on 24, 25, 26 and 27 August 2011. The name of the show? We’ve gone with THE WRINGHAM & GODSIL PODCAST LIVE! to keep things simple. Here […]

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