Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fury over Fury

Following the recent comments  about homosexuality made by former World Middleweight boxing champion, Manny Pacquiao,which landed him in hot water, I’ve been looking back at the similarities with the Tyson Fury furore over his Mail on Sunday interview given just … Continue reading

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Coel’s Chewing Gum leaves a bad taste in the mouth

Chewing Gum TV Rating: * E4 October 2015 So E4 have re-commissioned a second series of Michaela Coel’s ‘Chewing Gum’.  What were they thinking? Normally I would be pleased for a new young writer being commissioned for a second series. … Continue reading

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MC and Contestants Absolutely Smash It at 60 Seconds to Shine Final

60 Seconds To Shine Untapped Comedy Final Star Rating: *** Friday 12th February 2016 Bonjangles Brasserie Chingford London E4 On a night when ten untapped comedians aimed to smash it at the 60 Seconds To Shine untapped comedy talent contest … Continue reading

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60 Seconds To Shine Final

Tonight’s the night. It’s the Grand Final of 60 Seconds to Shine. This represents the coming together of the best of nearly 50 acts from previous heats of this comedy talent show competition. The finalists are the previous winners and … Continue reading

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Filthy Rich – The amazing story of the property tycoon who struck real gold

Filthy Rich: The property tycoon who struck real gold Book review: Star rating *** Author: Manoj Raithatha Publisher: Monarch Books. 2015. £8.99 Does money buy you true happiness? An old question of course but still a pertinent one in this … Continue reading

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Deaf Jam Comedy – Better than the 1940’s?

The Comedy Bunker Star rating: **** Ruislip Golf Course West Ruislip Middlesex Thursday 17th December 2015 Greetings. Thanks for passing by to read this review.  In case you’re new to this blog, before you read any further, I think there … Continue reading

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