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Magical Mystery Tour

Ever since The Beatles’ famous psychedelic outing I’ve been fascinated by magical mystery tours. Taking an audience on a journey with surprises around every corner is something I really enjoy organising, and believe me, I’ve helped organise a few in … Continue reading

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Funny Foreigners

Laughing at Johnny Foreigner has long been a staple of British humour.  In these days of political correctness and, hopefully, a more caring society, most comedians avoid the subject like the proverbial. Unless of course they are making fun of … Continue reading

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Ralph’s weekly column returns to Bath Chronicle

I’m back, folks, and to quote Cassandra when his famous Daily Mail column was resumed after the war: ‘As I was saying when I was so rudely interrupted…’ A lot of water has passed under Pulteney Bridge since last I … Continue reading

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Bath Comedy Festival 2016 – in review

From Cilla Black to Kevin the Lamb, it was a lorra lorra laughs! It says much about the wide appeal of Bath Comedy Festival 2016 that one of the most popular ‘performances’ was that given by Kevin the bald headed … Continue reading

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Bath Comedy Festival 2016

Just a reminder, now you have recovered from the recent surfeit of chocolate and bunnies, the Bath Comedy Festival 2016 kicks off tomorrow, Friday April 1st. The flags are going up in Widcombe as we welcome back the intimate upstairs … Continue reading

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Red Wine Arts Trail 6/4/14

I might have retired from the Natural Theatre Company after nearly 45 crazy years, but rest assured I’m finding plenty to do. Recently I co-produced and indeed co-hosted the annual Wine Arts Trail in association with Bath Comedy Festival. This … Continue reading

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Parrot features

The recent highly successful Bath Comedy Festival wasn’t all stand-up comics, though I did see some really good examples of that ilk. Natural Theatre’s Participation Department (posh new name for our education projects), assisted by some generous Arts Council funding, … Continue reading

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