An ENIGMAtic evening of comedy

Tuesday night saw the much anticipated arrival of the Boffoonery show – a comedy fundraiser benefitting Britain’s historical codebreaking centre, Bletchley Park.  If the name’s not familiar, Bletchley Park is the site where British cryptanalyst Alan Turing – with the aid of his dedicated team – cracked the formidable German …

Keeping busy

Hmm, been doing a bit much waving around of opinions & reminiscing, and not enough recounting of what in the Dickens I’ve been up to lately, so here’s a roundup (in reverse chronological order). 29th : Night of 400 Billion Stars / Robin Ince & Friends – returning to the …

Non-Oscar-related awards talk

As hinted previously in this blog, in February there are awards ceremonies to be found other than those centred around the US Film Industry.  In this particular case, I’m talking about the Chortle Awards – awarded by UK Comedy portal Chortle.co.uk & sponsored by Fremantle Media – and as hoped …

Laugh at the funny comedians, ha ha

The last 2 nights have seen me at a couple of comedy sessions – as usual, a testimony to my alertness & awareness…  I was mainly looking for an opportunity to see Daniel Kitson without having to trek out into the middle of nowhere, and both gigs turned out to …