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Eddie Argos has just discovered spoken word, books, tours and why he isn’t a poet

Art Brut’s career has been one of daft triumphs, excellently wasted opportunities, near-misses with chart heroics and a goddamn great set of punk tunes.  Lead...

Blissfields: Winchester – festival review

Blissfields festival is growing fast, however the direction it's going in doesn't bode well for dying festival culture.

Comedy preview at FOCUS Wales 2015

Comedy preview at FOCUS Wales 2015

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet Of Wonders: Cecil Sharp House House – live review

The first excursion of Wesley Stace's Cabinet of Wonders outside the US resulted in a sell out performance at Cecil Sharp House

Slapstick Festival: Various Venues, Bristol – film festival review

Festival Review: Stephen Fry, Vic Reeve and Bob Mortimer, Victoria Wood, Chris Addison and more help salute silent comedy stars.

John Cleese: So Anyway – book review

So, Anyway (Random House) Author: John Cleese Hardback Out Now! Craig Chaligne reviews the legendary comedian's recently released autobiography. At an age where almost every "celebrity" gets their memoirs out...

Interview: Mike Livesley – the man who, in league with Stephen Fry, is trying to keep the memory of Viv Stanshall alive me now he also seems to have been a quiet and thoughtful man who was probably just a little bit too sensitive and thin-skinned for this monstrous world we are all born into ... It is so ironic that a world he created from such pain brings such joy to the rest of us. But it seems that that is the lot of the tortured artist unfortunately.”

Joe Orton’s Fred and Madge: The Hope Theatre, London N1 – live review

Fred and Madge (A play by Joe Orton) The Hope Theatre, London N1. 19th Sept 2014 Written in 1959 and until now never professionally produced, Fred & Madge...

Michaël Gulliver Vidon: Global Cafe, Reading – comedy review

Michaël Gulliver Vidon Global Cafe, Reading  The fantastic Global Cafe of Central Reading is a haven of endless entertainment, socially aware education and an array of...

Comedy preview: The Z List Dead List – London

Comedian Iszi Lawrence hosts The Z List Dead List this Sunday in Camden Town as part of a series of live comedy shows about obscure characters from history.

Rosie Wilby: 90s Woman: Rich Mix, London – theatre review

Louder Than War favourite Rosie Wilby; writer, broadcaster, comedian, is taking her theatre show: 90s Woman out on the road. We caught a preview show last night.

Focus Wales 2014 Preview: Wrexham

FOCUS Wales, the Wrexham based festival which "places the music industry spotlight firmly on the emerging talent that Wales has to offer the world" is back again next month.





The Gist – Interior Windows – album review

  The Gist - Interior Windows Tiny Global Productions CD/DL Released 17 July 2020 The follow up to 2017's...

excellent rock trivia! old postcard of krautrock legends Can boarding the Ramsgate hovercraft

Rock trivia - somehow the most trivial and yet the most important on the planet. The excellent twitter feed of @birmingham81 post up this Ramsgate postcard with a photo of the Ramsgate Hoverport in its glory days, which peaked with a visit from Can!

Be-Bop Deluxe: Axe Victim – reissue album review

Be-Bop Deluxe - Axe Victim Esoteric Recordings CD Out now Welcome reissue for one of the best seventies...

Live Music: A Personal Love Letter

In response to the "Let The Music Play" campaign and the efforts of the...

The Residents – Metal, Meat & Bone – album review

  The Residents - Metal, Meat & Bone Cherry Red 2CD/DL Released 10 July 2020 Brand new Residents album...