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Top Five: Rik Mayall Moments

What a sad, sad day. We wave farewell to one of the most bonkers and brilliant actors of our time, the incomparable Rik Mayall. Shouty and sweary, blustery and often a bit swoony Mr Mayall made me chuckle and giggle in the naughtiest way as I grew up. So here’s my top five favourite moments of his. 1. Bottom (1991) Mayall and Edmonson as the terrible twosome Eddie and Ritchie, spending their days shouting and beating each other up in the grubbiest flat in Hammersmith made for  ...

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Culture, Dance, East, Events, London

Sequins and Fake Tan- Strictly Come Dancing on tour

I make no great secret of the fact that I j’adore Strictly. Keep yer X Factor, keep that chair a-swiveling round on The Voice and Dancing on Ice can slide right offa my screen- Strictly is where it’s at. I truly believe that I’m a gay man trapped in a woman’s body, which may be why the sheer FABULOUSNESS (it’s a word) of Strictly gives me goosebumps and minge twinges. THE SEQUINS. THE GLITTER. THE TORSOS. THE FAKE TANS. ┬áIt’s just all too great. So  ...

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Culture, Uncategorized

a resting actor’s response to ‘Is acting today just too tough’?

There’s an article that is doing the rounds at the moment. A very insightful, very depressing article. It’s about being an actor and how blooming tough it is. I’ve posted it here and you should probably read it if you’re an actor, or have any interest in understanding showbusiness. “The cruellest aspect of the acting business is not that it’s unfair, but that it’s merely indifferent. It gives everything to some and nothing to others; talent,  ...

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Culture, Uncategorized

some people who are fanning the shit out of life

I was scrolling through my facebook and twitter feeds t’other day, and it suddenly struck me what a web of creative and wonderful people I know, who are grabbing life by the balls and MAKING STUFF, putting in some graft and reaping the benefits. I felt such a glow of pride and pretty inspired, I wanted to punch the air and LEAP shouting “YES YOU BRAVE BITCHES.” I didn’t though because I was in the office. So I thought I’d do a shoutout for some of them, and  ...

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