The second batch of November shows are over, and it got a bit overwhelmingly emotional in the middle…
A frank and heartfelt round-up of the third leg of my UK tour, featuring shows in Cumbria, Lancashire, Surrey and Berkshire.
“Excellent and entertaining… Cleverly deconstructed… ‘Pastiche’ hardly comes close” Adelaide Advertiser
“An hilarious and sometimes poignant hour… Wonderful characterisation… Wit and exuberance” Melbourne Observer
“A heartfelt, layered, silly, and considered masterwork… dripping with delicious, expected joy and sugary delight” HiFi-Way
It was around five years ago that I was first approached to be in a new musical, Miss Nightingale, but schedules didn't work out. Then it went on five sold-out UK tours, headlined the Vault Festival in 2017, was voted one of British Theatre's 'Top 100 Musicals of All Time', and is now transferring to the West End...
In which I name names, present photos, get a bit carried away, and generally commemorate what has been a really excellent capacity-selling, award-winning, star-studded month for me...
Written by Jon Brittain, with music by Matthew Floyd Jones, A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) is about getting better, and our fear of what other people think. Mixing elements of storytelling, live music and sketch comedy, it's a fun, silly and sad show for anyone who has a brain that hasn't always been on their side.
This is where I've been all month, playing the role of Kenny Everett in the worst possible taste. It's all rather bonkers.
Heels of Glory is an original musical written by Tricity Vogue and composed by Richard Link, with an action adventure plot, lavish portions of comedy and glamour, and memorable tunes that could have graced a vintage Bond movie — if they’d ever got 007 in drag.
I have made a one-man show about skin, sex, and the problem of direct address. It's EXTREMELY EXPLICIT, but there's also a few cracking showtunes in there...
Winner of this year's Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, Beau makes his directorial debut and performs in a haunting ensemble piece, inspired in part by the history of image-making and funerary rituals.
It's been long-listed in the category of 'Best Internet Comedy Programme', despite being a total one-off, and also I didn't submit it. Completely taken by surprise!
A five-track EP of live songs, recorded and engineered at Shock & Awe Studios, London.
Live at The Double R Club, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 20.6.13